Peace and Justice
More Incarceration Is Not the Answer
by Ruth Wilson GilmoreAug 19, 2011
- In California, the headlines about prisons always seem to be the same: out-of-control costs, inhumane living conditions. But it doesn’t need to be that way.
Prevent a Tar Sands Disaster
by Nellis Kennedy-HowardAug 19, 2011
- Why developing the tarsands has been called "world's most destructive project."
What a 10-Year-Old Did to Stop the Tar Sands
by Angela SterrittAug 15, 2011
- Why a First Nations student from British Columbia is taking on a controversial trans-Canadian pipeline project—through song.
How Art Can Turn the World Inside Out
Aug 11, 2011
- In Paris, Palestine, Peru, and beyond—guerrilla artist JR asks the people of the world share their faces to transform urban landscapes into stories.
Can the Aftermath of Disaster Be Beautiful?
by Anne ThomasAug 11, 2011
- A letter from a Sendai teacher describes the strange and “magnificent” community that survived last spring’s devastating earthquake.
Vincent Harding: Let Us Dance
by Vincent HardingAug 10, 2011
- The civil rights leader’s reflections on his 80th birthday.
Keeping Faith With Peace
by Valerie SchloredtAug 05, 2011
- On the anniversary of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Jesuit Priest Bill Bichsel talks about why he went to prison for a future without nuclear weapons.
A Poet Rewrites the War on Drugs
by Madhu Suri PrakashAug 03, 2011
- After the death of his son, poet Javier Sicilia gave voice to the anguish of the Mexican people—and started a powerful movement of moral indignation against the senseless slaughter of the war on drugs.
The Hour of Sunlight
Aug 01, 2011
- From would-be terrorist to peace activist, Sami al Jundi tells the story of how prison changed his life.
A Meditation on Revolution
by Bert SacksJul 29, 2011
- From Tel Aviv to Baghdad, a lifelong peace activist remembers why true transformation comes from the power of nonviolence.
People We Love: Bert Sacks
by Robert MellingerJul 25, 2011
- A peace activist defies sanctions to save lives.
People We Love: Maria Aguinda
by Oliver LazenbyJul 25, 2011
- An indigenous elder from the Amazon takes Chevron to court.
Why Egypt Ditched the IMF
by Mark EnglerJul 15, 2011
- As Egyptians continue their struggle for social justice and full democracy, there's one institution they don't want involved: the International Monetary Fund.
Seattle Stands By Public Employees
by Richard ConlinJul 14, 2011
- Not all governments are clashing with public employees. Seattle’s city council president on why the city passed a resolution in support of public employees and collective bargaining.
5 Protests That Shook the World (With Laughter)
by The Yes MenJul 12, 2011
- Great moments in “laughtivism” from Yes Men Andy Bichlbaum and Mike Bonanno, the guys who duped the BBC, embarrassed Dow Chemical, and mocked Halliburton.