Peace and Justice
In Defense of Diplomacy
by Stephen ZunesNov 23, 2011
- New legislation would make all diplomatic contact with Iran illegal. Stephen Zunes explains why we need to keep the lines of communication open.
Creativity Blossoms in the Great Migration
by Lily YehNov 18, 2011
- On the industrial outskirts of Beijing, the transient children of the world’s largest migration taught artist Lily Yeh about finding healing and rootedness in creative power.
Lessons of a Police Chief: Militarized Policing Is a Mistake
by Norm StamperNov 16, 2011
- From his experience overseeing Seattle’s infamous crackdown on WTO protesters years ago, Norm Stamper knows exactly what police should not do.
An Interfaith Occupation
by Adam DeRoseNov 11, 2011
- The Occupy movement is bringing deep moral questions that many religions confront to the forefront of national conversation. How faith groups are joining in.
Military Resistance a Strong Brew
by Dean PatonNov 11, 2011
- Near the gates of Fort Lewis, anti-war veterans serve up support and solidarity (along with double-tall lattes) to their friends in uniform.
Grounds for Resistance
Nov 01, 2011
- Video: Veteran-run coffee houses give service personnel a place to express their frustrations and find help outside the military.
A Story of Slavery and Freedom in Florida's Tomato Fields
Nov 01, 2011
- Video: A short documentary shows a side of tomatoes few people ever see or think about.
Inside Occupy Oakland
by Dan ArcherOct 27, 2011
- This week, police closed down Occupy Oakland, arresting dozens. Comics journalist Dan Archer visited the encampment before the raid to meet the people behind the occupation.
Women Farmers Feed the World
by Christa HillstromOct 22, 2011
- In Africa, women’s resistance to the new Green Revolution shows that the question of agricultural sustainability is also a question of equality.
People We Love: Hilton Kelley
Oct 20, 2011
- A local hero steps up to help save the environment and his community.
People We Love: JR
Oct 20, 2011
- A former street artist makes art for humanity.
The Tricks of the Trade Deals
by Kristen Beifus, Christa HillstromOct 11, 2011
- Three new agreements are predicted to kill jobs and solidify corporate power. It's our turn to have a say in how we trade.
Gold or Water: The Fight Goes on in El Salvador
by Robin Broad, John CavanaghOct 10, 2011
- With the eyes of the world on mass protests against corporate control of governments, El Salvador debates a new ban on gold mining.
Prison or Deportation: What Choices Are Immigrants Given?
by Elizabeth Ruiz, as told to Oliver LazenbyOct 07, 2011
- On her way to work one morning, Elizabeth Ruiz took a two-month detour to a detention center. What she gave up to keep her family together.
The No-Evictions Sheriff
by Sarah van GelderSep 26, 2011
- Cheri Honkala promises to be a sheriff who will stand up for families, not banks.