PEACE & JUSTICE
A fair world lays the foundations for peace.
A View from the War Zone
by Sharif Abdullahposted Sep 12, 2006
- A veteran observer visits refugee camps where people await a resolution to a civil war that has spanned more than two decades.
The Voice of a Mother is Powerful
by Sarah van Gelderposted Sep 01, 2006
- An interview with Gold Star Mother Cindy Sheehan with reflections on why she continues her search for the "noble cause" that took the life of her son, Casey.
Making Life Possible
by Somnath Baidya Royposted Aug 31, 2006
- A clinic in Bhopal serves survivors of the 1984 Union Carbide chemical explosion.
Building Protective Walls
by Lisa Gale Garriguesposted Aug 29, 2006
- Lisa Gale Garrigues offers some rants against those tempted to cross borders.
Post-Katrina: What It Means to be Displaced
by Ajamu Baraka, Tonya M. Williamsposted Aug 23, 2006
- The Executive Director and a senior fellow at the U.S. Human Rights Network discuss the obligation of government to displaced survivors of Hurricane Katrina.
Where FEMA feared to Tread
by Tim Shorrockposted Aug 09, 2006
- When Katrina hit New Orleans, medics on bicycles toured the city bringing relief where other agencies failed to show.
Better Health Through Fairer
by Brydie Raganposted Aug 09, 2006
- Being poor may be as great a risk factor in personal health as the consumption of cigarettes or junk food.
Indigenous People Open Summit to Preserve Sacred Mountain
by Brian Cisnerosposted Aug 04, 2006
- On the first day of the Summit of Nations, attention is paid to an endangered mountain in the South Dakota badlands and a discussion of key issues.
We are Farmers Not Gardeners
by Roberto Dr. Cintli Rodriguezposted Jul 06, 2006
- South Central Los Angeles farmers evicted after years of harvests from a community farm maintain their protest weeks after its last occupants have been removed by sheriff deputies.
Men, War, and Families
by Robert F. Johnson, Gordon Mustainposted Jun 05, 2006
- Two poems by veterans who recall the effect of military combat on their own lives.
Bolivian Coca Workers Cheer "Social and Cultural Revolution"
by Juliette Beckposted Jun 01, 2006
- Hugo Chavez and Cuban vice president help Morales stir troops for upcoming Constituent Assembly election.
How Likely Is Collapse?
by Michael Marienposted May 10, 2006
- Why is all this gloom and doom appearing in YES? The first step toward a positive future at the individual, community, society, or global level is to address seriously the problem at hand and take meaningful action.
Surviving Hard Times: It's not for sissies
by John Mohawkposted May 09, 2006
- Hopi and Iroquois prophecies draw on long cultural memories, offering practical approaches to surviving hard times.
The Great Turning: From Empire to Earth Community
by David Kortenposted May 08, 2006
- How will future generations remember our time? As the time when climate chaos, peak oil, and an unstable global economy unraveled society? Or as the time of a Great Turning?
Shout "VIVA!" Anyhow: On Being Black at a Latino March
by Van Jonesposted May 04, 2006
- Van Jones marches in the San Francisco "Day Without Immigrants" demonstration on behalf of brown power, and muses about the current state of the black civil rights movement.