Peace and Justice

Making a Living
by David Korten
We can all live well with what Earth provides—if we seek to make a living rather than a killing.
Connecting Prisons With Nature
by Benjamin Drummond, Sara Joy Steele
Video: Can prisons save money and the environment while changing lives?
Life With Poetry, But No Parole
by Spoon Jackson
Locked up for life, prisoner poet Spoon Jackson discovered life as a "melody that flowed like free verse."
My First Vote
"I was overjoyed when I got my voter registration card. I was a real citizen!" Ex-offenders on reclaiming the human right to vote.
Photo Essay: Crude Reflections from the Amazon
by Lou Dematteis
After enduring years of toxic dumping and rising cancer rates, indigenous Ecuadorians took oil giant Chevron to court to fight for the life of the rainforest—and its people.
I’m Looking for Justice, Not Vengeance
by Brooke Jarvis
A 9/11 widow on working for peace when the world expects you to want revenge.
Violence Disguised as Religion
by Pastor Don Mackenzie
Pastor Don Mackenzie on how to keep religion from being used to justify hatred and suffering.
Time to End the War
by Robert Naiman
Even before the death of Osama bin Laden, Americans and Afghans felt it was time to begin bringing our troops home and handing back sovereignty to the Afghan people.
"Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness"
Amy Goodman talks to legal scholar Michelle Alexander about the new American caste system.
Photo Essay: The Innocents
Photographs give a voice to our nation's wrongfully convicted.
Voices of Compassion
Personal stories of life beyond bars.
Film Review: Egypt: Seeds of Change
A video primer from Al Jazeera for would-be nonviolent revolutionaries everywhere.
Film Review: Phil Ochs: There But For Fortune
A long-overdue tribute to a leading Vietnam-era voice of protest.
A Student Uprising in Arizona
by Jeff Biggers
In Tucson, lawmakers want to cut ethnic studies programs. But they'll have to unchain these students first.
The Refugee Child Photographers
by V. Noah Gimbel
How photography training and disposable cameras are giving young Palestinian refugees something new—a voice.