PEACE & JUSTICE
A fair world lays the foundations for peace.
posted Sep 22, 2009
- Like YES! Magazine, Rethinking Schools strives to be both visionary and practical. We are delighted to share three of many lesson plans from Rethinking Schools that get to the heart of a real-world education.
Let's Think Peace
posted Sep 21, 2009
- Huong, an artist, peace activist, and former refugee who fled her native Vietnam in 1975, has painted her visions of war and peace for more than three decades.
When the Prisoners Ran Walpole
by Carol Estesposted Sep 18, 2009
- Carol Estes reviews Jamie Bissonette's account of a true story in the movement for prison abolition
People We Love: Heng Monychenda
by Lynsi Burtonposted Sep 18, 2009
- Peaceful approach in rural Cambodia
People We Love: Valerie Fast Horse
by Heather Purserposted Sep 18, 2009
- Bringing technology to tribes
Native Recipe for Health
by Gabriel Thompsonposted Sep 17, 2009
- The Tohono O’odham Nation tackles diabetes with a return to desert foods.
Weapons of Mass Democracy
by Stephen Zunesposted Sep 16, 2009
- Here’s evidence that nonviolence is the most powerful tool to promote democracy and overthrow tyranny.
Youths Face the Holocaust
by Lynsi Burtonposted Sep 09, 2009
- Facing History connects students to people who have witnessed injustice, like artist and Holocaust survivor Ava Kadishson Schieber.
Healing Power of Prison Poetry
by Eli Hastingsposted Sep 09, 2009
- Writers help teens in jail learn to express difficult truths by putting pencil to paper.
Climate Activists Dream a New Future
by Madeline Ostranderposted Sep 09, 2009
- The Pachamama Alliance encourages a re-examination of the values and assumptions that have led our society into social and environmental crises.
Episcopal Church Repudiates Doctrine of Discovery
by Gale Courey Toensingposted Sep 01, 2009
- Tackling an injustice enshrined in international law for centuries.
Signs of Life :: Tribes Approve Same-Sex Marriage
by Heather Purserposted Aug 28, 2009
- Same-sex marriage is not legal in Oregon, but an Oregon tribe has exercised its sovereignty to recognize same-sex marriages on its 10-square-mile reservation.
Signs of Life :: Amazon Tribes Win Against Big Oil
by Lisa Gale Garriguesposted Aug 28, 2009
- In the Amazon rainforests of Peru and Ecuador, indigenous groups are on the front lines of the climate change battle.
Fierce Light :: Film Trailer
by Velcrow Ripperposted Aug 14, 2009
- Velcrow Ripper's latest documentary portrays examples of spiritual activism: political actions focusing on compassion and interconnection.
Cultural Renewal to Improve Health
posted Aug 14, 2009
- The Tohono O'odham Nation turns to native recipes and local foods to tackle diabetes.