Peace and Justice

Invincible: Detroit’s Homegrown, Hip-Hop Activism
by Shannan Stoll
Powerful, passionate, and politically charged rhymes that speak for marginalized people.
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A Fair Trade iPad? How Apple Could Change the Industry's Game
by Heidi Bruce
This year's public outcry against Apple and Foxconn factory conditions might finally point electronics production in a fairer direction.
Rabbi Steven Greenberg: Advocate for Acceptance
by Shannan Stoll
Bringing personal warmth and serious scholarship to advocacy for marriage equality in Orthodox Judaism.
In Japan, a Mothers’ Movement Against Nuclear Power
by Heidi Hutner
The Fukushima disaster has brought a powerful new demographic to Japan’s anti-nuclear movement: mothers.
A Plea for Rio+20: Don’t Commodify Nature
by David Korten
David Korten: Indigenous wisdom reveals a path to the future that does not include a buy-out of the earth’s natural systems.
Ending Our Nuclear Nightmare
by David Krieger
David Krieger: The abolition of nuclear weapons is our responsibility, not a burden to pass on to our children and grandchildren.
Practical Compassion: An Interview with Karen Armstrong
by Heidi Bruce
The historian has helped world religions unite behind a single principle. But can a worldwide charter for compassion become more than just a nice idea?
Israelis and Iranians Feel the Love
As their leaders talk violence, some residents of Israel and Iran are reaching out to each other directly with a promise of peace.
Can Restorative Justice Stop the Schoolhouse-to-Jailhouse Pipeline?
by Jeremy Adam Smith
What San Francisco schools are learning from their experiments with alternatives to punitive punishments.
A Dakota Way of Life
by Kris Kolb
Diane Wilson’s new book asks, how do you raise beloved children and break the cycle of self-destruction in native communities?
Occupy 2.0: The Great Turning
by Michael Nagler
Michael Nagler on building a movement to build a new reality.
Eyes on the Prize: MLK’s Lessons for Occupy
by Valerie Schloredt
At the time of his death, Martin Luther King Jr. was planning a campaign around economic injustice—including a mass encampment of poor people in Washington, D.C.
A World Bank President We Can Get Behind?
by Robin Broad, John Cavanagh
The candidates for next month’s selection could finally change the game of serving markets over people—and we all might have a role to play.
Stand Your Ground to Stop the Violence
by Sarah van Gelder
What can be done to stop needless violence like the killing of Trayvon Martin?