Good news for thirsty people around the globe: The UN affirms the right to safe and clean drinking water.
Arizona’s notorious immigration law is now in effect—but so are strategies for resistance.
With housing still inadequate more than 6 months after the earthquake, Haiti is witnessing the seeds of a people's movement to demand the human right to housing.
The WikiLeaks documents tell us what we already knew: This war isn’t winnable. Can they help us stop it?
Black farmers, poised to receive a historic settlement after years of discrimination from the USDA, don’t think the attacks on Shirley Sherrod are a coincidence.
A prank website is bringing France’s colonial crimes into the spotlight.
For the first time in years, there’s serious discussion about the size of our military budget.
Seven reasons we’re always at war … and seven ways to quit.
A delegation of indigenous leaders from Ecuador visited Louisiana to share what they learned in a decades-long battle with Texaco.
In middle school, high school, and college classrooms, I teach that nonviolence, peace, and justice are not utopian dreams but real and practical ways in which humans can affect the world around them.
In New York City, low-income people fighting for affordable housing are taking on the developers of vacant condo projects.
Detroit is known for its decay, violence, and gas-guzzling cars. With thousands of activists coming to town, will it also become known as a source of hope?
Can a dazzling long-term mission—the abolition of nuclear weapons—be achieved through a series of small victories, like those of the last 19 months?
When an anti-gay hate group decided to visit their school, the students of Gunn High drowned out their protest with a celebration of acceptance.