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PEACE & JUSTICE

A fair world lays the foundations for peace.

Surviving Hard Times: It's not for sissies
by John Mohawk
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 Korten
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 Shout "VIVA!" Anyhow: On Being Black at a Latino March
by Van Jones
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.
In Iraq: A Place To Be Human, First
by Bill Weinberg
They don't like the occupation or the militias, and they aren't signing up for any political or religious faction. Instead, these Iraqis are claiming the space to live with their neighbors in peace.
Can Soap Operas Save the World? Can Soap Operas Save the World?
by Carol Estes
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 Anderson
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 Slater
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 Book Review: Every Day is a Good Day by Wilma Mankiller
by Lilja Otto
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 Flaherty
Prisoners incarcerated in New Orleans institutions during Katrina suffered even more than usual.
U.S.-India Nuclear Deal Overlooks Clean Energy Options
by Worldwatch Institute
World Watch Institute believes the new U.S.-India nuclear deal increases risk of terrorist access to nuclear weapons.
Economic Rebirth After the Storm Economic Rebirth After the Storm
by Meizhu Lui
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 Boer
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 Indigenous Power: Indigenous Rights Go Global
by John Mohawk
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 Korten
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 McPherson
A group calling itself "witness against torture" travels to Guantanamo to protest alleged torture of prisoners by the US government.
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