Peace and Justice
Rejecting Arizona: States Say No to Anti-Immigrant Bills
by Suman RaghunathanAug 11, 2010
- Despite the hype, states are finding lots of reasons not to follow in Arizona's footsteps.
Coming of Age in Hiroshima
by Jane Braxton LittleAug 05, 2010
- August 6, 1945 forever changed the world. Hiroshima is witness to our capacity and our willingness to destroy.
At Last, a Human Right to Water
by Daniel MossJul 30, 2010
- Good news for thirsty people around the globe: The UN affirms the right to safe and clean drinking water.
In Arizona, A Human Rights Summer
by Jordan FlahertyJul 30, 2010
- Arizona's notorious immigration law is now in effect—but so are strategies for resistance.
The Right to Housing in Haiti
by Colette Lespinasse with Beverly BellJul 29, 2010
- With housing still inadequate more than 6 months after the earthquake, Haiti is witnessing the seeds of a people's movement to demand the human right to housing.
WikiLeaks: Pentagon Papers 2.0?
by Phyllis BennisJul 27, 2010
- The WikiLeaks documents tell us what we already knew: This war isn't winnable. Can they help us stop it?
The Real Story of Racism at the USDA
by Chris KrommJul 26, 2010
- Years of discrimination from the USDA forced black farmers off their land.
France (Not) to Repay Debt to Haiti
by Brooke JarvisJul 15, 2010
- A prank website is bringing France's colonial crimes into the spotlight.
Pentagon Spending on the Chopping Block
by Christopher HellmanJul 15, 2010
- For the first time in years, there’s serious discussion about the size of our military budget.
An End to Constant War
by William J. AstoreJul 09, 2010
- Seven reasons we're always at war ... and seven ways to quit.
Tribes Unite to Fight BP
by Sue SturgisJul 07, 2010
- Indigenous leaders from Ecuador visited Louisiana to share what they learned in a decades-long battle with Texaco.
Every Teacher a Peace Teacher
by David Jackson CookJun 29, 2010
- At the heart of new Peace Studies programs is the declaration that nonviolence, peace, and justice are not utopian dreams but real and practical ways in which humans can affect the world around them.
People Without Homes, Homes Without People
by Brooke JarvisJun 24, 2010
- In New York City, low-income people fighting for affordable housing are taking on the developers of vacant condo projects.
US Social Forum Detroit: Opening March
Jun 23, 2010
- Photo Essay: Thousands attended the march to kick off the week-long event in Detroit.
Detroit’s Renewal: Can It Inspire the Social Forum?
by Sarah van GelderJun 21, 2010
- Detroit is known for its decay, violence, and gas-guzzling cars. With thousands of activists coming to town, will it also become known as a source of hope?