This summer, a courageous group of migrants risked deportation in a cross-country trip asking police, leaders, and the public to work toward humanization—not “Arizonafication”—of national policy.
For these Chicago students, restorative justice isn’t just about causing less harm to those around us. It’s also about actively creating safety, on their own terms.
Each time international law has attempted to censure Israel for its recent violations of human rights, the United States has stepped in to stop the process. If anyone is in a position to do something about this, it’s the U.S. public.
It takes humility to recognize that what we’ve called progress isn’t always for the better. Sometimes nature’s original idea was a better one.
The state of Washington is expecting to generate more than $2 billion every five years from taxation of legal marijuana sales to adults. And that's not counting the savings from no longer arresting people for possession.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu claims that this morning's airstrikes against Hamas targets in Gaza came in response to rocket attacks. The real reason may have more to do with his damaged political reputation at home.
A California proposal would offset the state’s climate-altering emissions by paying for forest conservation in Chiapas. Could there be unintended consequences in a region with a history of human rights abuse and land grabs?
Native American poet Joy Harjo declares, "I was not brave." But her memoir is a gift that urges us to enlist our own crazy bravery to step through the doorways in our lives.
First nations author and activist Winona LaDuke ran for vice president twice on the Green Party ticket. Here’s why she’s supporting Barack Obama this time around.
Cambodian sex trafficking survivor Somaly Mam rescues girls from brothels—and offers them a second life.
One the biggest voting myths is that those with felonies on their record have lost the right to vote forever. Here’s how you can get re-enfranchised.
Tribes are pursuing a hands-on approach to finding and preparing Native foods that give spiritual sustenance, too.