PEACE & JUSTICE
A fair world lays the foundations for peace.
Book Reviews: Now is it time to close the prisons?
by Carol Estesposted Dec 31, 2003
- Now is it time to close the prisons? by Carol Estes - Book reviews of THE PERPETUAL PRISONER MACHINE: How America Profits from Crime By Joel Dyer - ARE PRISONS OBSOLETE? By Angela Y. Davis - PRISON NATION: The Warehousing of America's Poor Edited by Tara Herivel and Paul Wright - THE DEATH GAME: Capital Punishment and the Luck of the Draw - By Mike Gray
Bringing Back Desert Springs
by Gary Nabhanposted Dec 31, 2003
- The Hopi people of the Black Mesa region know how to farm and thrive in the desert Southwest. But a giant coal company is draining the aquifer that feeds their sacred springs and makes their livelihood possible.
The War Against Ourselves
by Doug Rokkeposted Mar 31, 2003
- A career army officer went to the Gulf to bring US soldiers safely through nuclear, chemical, and biological warfare. What he experienced convinced him that war is obsolete an interview with Major Doug Rokke
Detentions Spark Protests
by Pramila Jayapalposted Mar 31, 2003
- Immigrant deportions, NSEERS, National Security Entry Exit Registration System, immigrant rights, Pramila Jayapal
Keeping the Balance
by Lisa Gale Garriguesposted Mar 31, 2003
- An indigenous people at the tip of South America reclaims health, culture, and the vitality of the land.
This Is What Justice Looks Like
by Carol Estesposted Mar 31, 2003
- Until minutes before the deadline, no none knew if a proposed world criminal court could win needed support. It won by a landslide, and its creation opens new possibilities for the rule of law to replace the rule of fear and violence.
Seeds of Justice, Seeds of Hope
by Anna Marie Carterposted Mar 31, 2003
- "The Seed Lady of Watts" is getting fresh food into an area better known for its toxics and poverty
Saying Yes! to Peace
posted Mar 10, 2003
- Voices from the YES! Magazine archives on War, Iraq, and Envisioning a Better Way
Waiting for War
by David Smith-Ferriposted Mar 10, 2003
- Do Iraqis want an American invasion to free them from Saddam Hussein?
From Empire to Earth Community
by David C. Kortenposted Mar 10, 2003
- We can choose a path of patient and compassionate justice that respects life, the rights of the innocent, and the rule of law in a cooperative international effort to bring the guilty to justice, as we simultaneously work to bring justice to the world by creating a world that works for all.
There is no Basis for War
by Phyllis Bennisposted Mar 05, 2003
- Talking points created for United for Peace and Justice. We cannot accept the legitimacy of killing potentially hundreds of thousands of Iraqis to prevent an unknown speculative future threat.
10 Questions Americans Are Asking as the US Government Prepares for War
by Carolyn McConnell, Kim Corriganposted Mar 05, 2003
- Ten questions Americans are asking in the run-up to war with Iraq.
Speaking for Justice
by Pramila Jayapalposted Dec 31, 2002
- Sikhs, Somalis, Arabs, Latinos, people whose lives have changed since September 11, 2001, gather in Seattle to tell their stories of fear and humiliation—stories that echo the Japanese internments . Immigrant injustices since Septermber 11. Erosion of constitutional rights.
Readers Take Action
by David Smith-Ferriposted Dec 31, 2002
- In Iraq, Waiting for War
Instead of Empire
by Sarah Ruth van Gelderposted Dec 31, 2002
- Phylis Bennis, Harlan Cleveland, Frank T. Griswold, Michael Lerner, and Marc Luyckx :: A roundtable exploration of what might happen if the U.S. chose a path that is neither the Clinton-promoted future of corporate globalization, nor the Bush Doctrine of endless war.