Peace and Justice
Detroit’s Renewal: Can It Inspire the Social Forum?
by Sarah van GelderJun 21, 2010
- Detroit is known for its decay, violence, and gas-guzzling cars. With thousands of activists coming to town, will it also become known as a source of hope?
What’s Next for the Nuclear Disarmament Movement?
by Lawrence S. WittnerJun 14, 2010
- Can a dazzling long-term mission—the abolition of nuclear weapons—be achieved through a series of small victories, like those of the last 19 months?
Hate Groups? Not in Our School
Jun 10, 2010
- When an anti-gay hate group decided to visit their school, the students of Gunn High drowned out their protest with a celebration of acceptance.
Leymah Gbowee: A Powerful Voice for Peace
by Kwami NyamidieJun 10, 2010
- Leymah Gbowee's commitment to nonviolent resistance helped stop the Liberian civil war. She now helps other women promote peace throughout Africa.
The Roots of Compassion
by Sheikh Jamal RahmanJun 08, 2010
- To be compassionate toward others, we first have to learn to be merciful with ourselves.
Ending the Mexican Drug War: An Activist’s Advice
by Erich MoncadaJun 03, 2010
- Fighting rampant corruption with citizen action—in Mexico and the U.S.—is the key to peace.
Western Showdown: Saving the Klamath
by Alice OutwaterMay 27, 2010
- How the tribes of the Klamath River stood up for the salmon—and won.
People We Love :: Myriam Merlet
by Ashlee GreenMay 27, 2010
- In memoriam: a Haitian feminist
Alaska Native Wisdom for Modern Times
by Llarion MerculieffMay 27, 2010
- The Roman Empire lasted for 500 years; southwest Alaska’s Aleuts for 9,000. As the economy crumbles, what can Alaska Natives teach us about sustainable economics?
The Better Angels of Our Nature
by Kety EsquivelMay 21, 2010
- Arizona's new immigration law offers a choice between standing up for human rights or looking away while they're eroded. Which side will you be on?
In Iran, Sanctions vs. Diplomacy
by Phyllis BennisMay 20, 2010
- Can the U.N. Security Council keep the U.S. from disrupting a diplomatic victory?
By Any Means Necessary
by Adrienne Maree BrownMay 20, 2010
- Reflecting on Malcolm X's birthday: What if what's necessary is awe-inspiring, unconditional, militant love?
The 21st Century Civil Rights Movement
by Kety EsquivelMay 18, 2010
- Arizona's new immigration law has awakened a sleeping giant.
This Time, Equal Rights for All
by Sara KnightMay 17, 2010
- LGBT people still aren't protected from workplace discrimination, but a bill under consideration could change that.
In Afghan Negotiations, Who’s at the Table?
by Phyllis BennisMay 14, 2010
- A real path to peace will involve a lot more players (and fewer soldiers).