Peace and Justice

Fierce Light :: Film Trailer
by Velcrow Ripper
Velcrow Ripper's latest documentary portrays examples of spiritual activism: political actions focusing on compassion and interconnection.
Cultural Renewal to Improve Health
The Tohono O'odham Nation turns to native recipes and local foods to tackle diabetes.
Registering for Peace
by Tobin Jacobrown
To register as a conscientious objector, Toby Jacobrown had to sue the federal government.
Navajo Nation Council Votes For Green Jobs
The first green jobs bill from America's First Nations promises much needed, culturally appropriate jobs.
People We Love :: Agnes Pareyio
by Heather Purser
Creating choices for women.
Vandana Shiva on Gandhi for Today’s World
by David Barsamian, Vandana Shiva
Some say terrorism makes Gandhi irrelevant. Vandana Shiva, farmer, seed saver, and global justice activist, says we need him more than ever.
Age-Old Wisdom for the New Economy
by Sarah van Gelder, Rebecca Adamson
Indigenous peoples have learned a few things about making it through hard times. Rebecca Adamson discusses what traditional economies did to foster abundance, sharing, and harmony with Mother Earth.
Iran's Stolen Election Has Sparked an Uprising—What Should the U.S. Do?
by Stephen Zunes
Stephen Zunes feels that the Iranian election was stolen. Robert Naiman feels there is evidence that it was actually not stolen. But they both say the U.S. should not get involved, but should leave it to the Iranian people.
The Iranian Election Appears to Be Over: What Next for U.S. Policy?
by Robert Naiman
Stephen Zunes feels that the Iranian election was stolen. Robert Naiman feels there is evidence that it was actually not stolen. But they both say the U.S. should not get involved, but should leave it to the Iranian people.
Jump Starting Racial Justice
by Terry Keleher
Two especially promising solutions to racism are public reconciliation processes, like the one made famous in South Africa, and proactive racial impact planning and analysis now being employed widely in the United Kingdom.
Nuke Test Makes Nuclear Abolition More Important Than Ever
by Joe Copeland
North Korea’s firing of a short-range nuclear missile in May 2009 makes it even more urgent that we eliminate nuclear weapons from all the countries of the world—including all members of today’s nuclear club.
Signs of Life :: Activists Protests Drone Warfare in Afghanistan
by Valerie Saturen
An interfaith Sacred Peace Walk organized by the Nevada Desert Experience sought to engage in dialogue with Air Force personnel operating Predator and Reaper drones from the base.
Signs of Life :: New Mexico Ends Capital Punishment
by Kim Eckart
New Mexico becomes the second state to abolish the death penalty, since the U.S. Supreme Court reinstated capital punishment in 1976.
President Obama Calls for a World Free of Nuclear Weapons
by David Krieger
President Obama’s speech in Prague was a world-changing moment, a promise of unprecedented historical change on the most profoundly dangerous issue confronting not only America but the world.
Is There Hope for Sri Lanka?
by Sharif Abdullah
Sharif Abdullah reports on the situation in Sri Lanka, and finds hope for conflict resolution.