In California, the headlines about prisons always seem to be the same: out-of-control costs, inhumane living conditions. But it doesn’t need to be that way.
Why developing the tarsands has been called "world's most destructive project."
Why a First Nations student from British Columbia is taking on a controversial trans-Canadian pipeline project—through song.
In Paris, Palestine, Peru, and beyond—guerrilla artist JR asks the people of the world share their faces to transform urban landscapes into stories.
A letter from a Sendai teacher describes the strange and “magnificent” community that survived last spring’s devastating earthquake.
The civil rights leader’s reflections on his 80th birthday.
On the anniversary of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Jesuit Priest Bill Bichsel talks about why he went to prison for a future without nuclear weapons.
After the death of his son, poet Javier Sicilia gave voice to the anguish of the Mexican people—and started a powerful movement of moral indignation against the senseless slaughter of the war on drugs.
From would-be terrorist to peace activist, Sami al Jundi tells the story of how prison changed his life.
From Tel Aviv to Baghdad, a lifelong peace activist remembers why true transformation comes from the power of nonviolence.
A peace activist defies sanctions to save lives.
An indigenous elder from the Amazon takes Chevron to court.
As Egyptians continue their struggle for social justice and full democracy, there's one institution they don't want involved: the International Monetary Fund.
Not all governments are clashing with public employees. Seattle’s city council president on why the city passed a resolution in support of public employees and collective bargaining.
Great moments in “laughtivism” from Yes Men Andy Bichlbaum and Mike Bonanno, the guys who duped the BBC, embarrassed Dow Chemical, and mocked Halliburton.