PEACE & JUSTICE
A fair world lays the foundations for peace.
Can Soap Operas Save the World?
by Carol Estesposted May 02, 2006
- In some battle-fatigued areas, soap operas have become a path to healing.
Inviting Immigrants Out of the Shadows
by Oscar A Chacón, Amy Shannon, Sarah Andersonposted May 01, 2006
- How can undocumented workers come out of the shadows into an active work life in the US?
A Practical Guide to Diffusing the Iran Crisis and Halting Nuclear Proliferation
by Alice Slaterposted Apr 25, 2006
- The US has been the biggest block to the world’s ability to stop nuclear proliferation. It's totally naive to think that anything less than the total elimination of nuclear weapons, and their evil twins–nuclear reactors–would actually work. Giving peace a chance by negotiating an end to the nuclear age is the only practical way out of our terrifying dilemma.
Book Review: Every Day is a Good Day by Wilma Mankiller
by Lilja Ottoposted Apr 18, 2006
- Provides insights into the lives and ideas of indigenous women and invites readers to re-examine their own cultural and spiritual backgrounds.
Guantanamo on the Mississippi
by Jordan Flahertyposted Mar 24, 2006
- Prisoners incarcerated in New Orleans institutions during Katrina suffered even more than usual.
U.S.-India Nuclear Deal Overlooks Clean Energy Options
by Worldwatch Instituteposted Mar 07, 2006
- World Watch Institute believes the new U.S.-India nuclear deal increases risk of terrorist access to nuclear weapons.
Economic Rebirth After the Storm
by Meizhu Luiposted Feb 24, 2006
- United for a Fair Economy helps the devastated Houma Nation organize a new economic model for itself.
New Cosmology: A Great Story—Our Common Story
by K. Lauren de Boerposted Feb 21, 2006
- Could a story of awe at the unfolding of the universe be a story in which we can all find a home?
Indigenous Power: Indigenous Rights Go Global
by John Mohawkposted Feb 20, 2006
- Indigenous peoples are asserting their moral right to live as distinct communities and reminding us of the power of cooperation with nature.
New Awareness: A New (and Ancient) Understanding of Who We Are
by Fran Kortenposted Feb 17, 2006
- Human beings are becoming aware for a second time that we are not the central inhabitants of the Earth.
Christians March on Guantanamo
by Elle McPhersonposted Feb 17, 2006
- A group calling itself "witness against torture" travels to Guantanamo to protest alleged torture of prisoners by the US government.
Freedom Project :: Inmates Find Peace
by Dee Axelrodposted Feb 15, 2006
- The Freedom Project teaches prisoners nonviolent communication techniques and helps them to transition into communities when released.
Greater Than the Tread of Mighty Armies: Nonviolent Peacekeeping
by Mel Duncanposted Feb 15, 2006
- Growing in sophistication over the past 10 years, nonviolent peacekeeping has saved thousands of lives. As the effectiveness of this approach to transform violent conflicts is demonstrated, the infrastructure to support this work expands.
Active Nonviolence: Heroes for an Unheroic Time
by Carol Estesposted Feb 08, 2006
- A nonviolent army stands fast, watching over human rights in the midst of conflict, a model of courageous peace.
Bolivia Cheers Its New President
by Juliette Beckposted Jan 23, 2006
- Crowds cheer as Evo Morales is sworn in as the first indigenous president of Bolivia.