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PEACE & JUSTICE

A fair world lays the foundations for peace.

The Fine Art of Raising a Ruckus The Fine Art of Raising a Ruckus
by Jen Angel
Clowns and puppets, theater and drumbeats—street spectacle carves out space for experiencing a new world.
Interview with Victoria     Tauli-Corpuz Interview with Victoria Tauli-Corpuz
by Sarah van Gelder
An historic event happened on September 13, 2007. The United Nations, after nearly 25 years of work, adopted the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
Debra Harry Stands Up For Native     Knowledge Debra Harry Stands Up For Native Knowledge
Debra Harry Stands Up For Native Knowledge
China Blue trailer China Blue trailer
The trailer for China Blue, a powerful documentary about the sweatshop conditions in South China.
Commentary: An Honorable Exit from Iraq Commentary: An Honorable Exit from Iraq
by Poka Laenui
Poka Laenui outlines the 7 steps the U.S. should take to achieve an honorable exit from Iraq.
Katrina and the US Social Forum Katrina and the US Social Forum
by Alice Lovelace
Catastrophic events can act as wake up calls, opportunities to seriously step up and do something that is going to make a difference. The US Social Forum represents an opportunity to create a different response to Katrina.
Meningitis B: Cuba's Got the Vaccine—Why Don't     We? Meningitis B: Cuba's Got the Vaccine—Why Don't We?
by Robert Fortner, MD
A vaccine with proven effectiveness against Meningitis B was developed in Cuba in the 1980s. Since then, 55 million doses have been administered in Cuba and other countries. But not in the U.S.,where outbreaks still kill children. Dr. Robert Fortner, MD, wanted to find out why…
Iraq Veterans, Activists for Peace
by Sarah Olson
Iraq War veterans Ricky Clousing, Garett Reppenhagen, and Darrell Anderson tell their stories.
Evo Morales: Indigenous Power Evo Morales: Indigenous Power
by Jubenal Quispe
Evo Morales, Bolivia's first indigenous president, is forwarding a socially just agenda that promotes the country's sovereignty and multiculturalism.
Who Drowned the Big Easy? What You Haven't Been Told Who Drowned the Big Easy? What You Haven't Been Told
by Greg Palast
Greg Palast reveals the real reasons why New Orleans drowned in this extract from his bestseller 'Armed Madhouse: From Baghdad to New Orleans — Sordid Secrets and Strange Tales of a White House Gone Wild.'
Malik Rahim: Spreading Common Ground Malik Rahim: Spreading Common Ground
by Doug Pibel
An interview with the cofounder of New Orleans' Common Ground Collective.
Guerrilla Reconstruction in New Orleans Guerrilla Reconstruction in New Orleans
by Greg Palast
Showing FEMA a thing or two about rebuilding communities... Common Ground takes charge
100 Years of Human Rights in the     U.S. 100 Years of Human Rights in the U.S.
Explore 100 years of human rights achievements and losses in the US: racial justice, immigrant rights, women's rights, worker rights, and more.
Declaration of La Paz Declaration of La Paz
by Jallalla Indigenous Pueblos and Nations of Abya Yala
A message of resilience, hope and solidarity from the indigenous peoples of Abya Yala.
YES! Picks YES! Picks
YES! staff reveal their musical inspiration while while putting out this issue: Matisyahu's 'Youth'; Amos Lee; and Laura Veirs' 'Carbon Glacier'.
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