Peace and Justice

Shifting Sands: Jewish Women Confront the Israeli Occupation
by Linda Frank
14 women find their voice in this collection of essays.
The Third Side of Conflict is Peace
The secret to peace—within your family or the Middle East—could be as simple as taking a walk.
People We Love: Lynn Nottage
by Tiffany Ran
Drama of War, Assault, and Survival
Miami Rice: The Business of Disaster in Haiti
by Beverly Bell and Tory Field
Haitian farmers are resisting rice imports they say cripple their chances of real food security.
Cancún: Changing the Climate Conversation
by Madeline Ostrander
Seven years ago, activists in Cancún started a powerful international movement. How can climate justice advocates have the same impact?
Kicking the Habit: Air Travel in the Time of Climate Change
by Joseph Nevins
Air travel is neither just nor sustainable. So how can environmental justice activists make a global difference?
All in the Ohana
by Puanani Burgess, as told to Doug Pibel
How Hawaiians embrace the land, its abundance, and their responsibility to each other.
Working in the Shadows
by Carlos Jimenez
A year undercover in the jobs most Americans won't do.
At Climate Talks, an Answer Grows Outside
by Luis A. Ubiñas
In Mexico, communities own and manage their own forests, a proven method for reducing deforestation.
Ho'oponopono
by Puanani Burgess
How Hawaiian tradition sorts out family disputes.
Teen Bullying: It’s Up to Us
by Benjamin A. Talarico
Why one gay teen is motivated to support the teenage victims of homophobic bullying.
A Real Solution to Global Debt Crises
by Julia Dowling
Why the world needs a fair and transparent process for dealing with debt.
We're Still Writing “For Colored Girls”
by Jamilah King
Why Tyler Perry's adaptation of the classic play matters.
Signs of Life :: Winter 2011
Small stories about big change.
Photo Essay: A Mother's Love Behind Bars
by Cheryl Hanna-Truscott
A unique program in Washington state allows mothers incarcerated for nonviolence crimes to care for their newborns.