Peace and Justice
Evo's First Year

Race Conflict Divides Bolivia While Andean Cultural Traditions Restore Balance

2007: A Sankofa Year

In West African mythology, the "Sankofa" is a bird that flies forward while looking backward, with an egg symbolizing the future in its mouth.

Military Recruitment of Youth - stories, links & resources

Are you being recruited? Are recruiters giving you all the information you need to make an informed decision about joining the military? Do you have other options? These questions should be filtering through your mind while trying to understand what it means to be a young American.

Abraham to Descendants: “Knock it Off”

A roundtable discussion with Sarah van Gelder: A rabbi, a minister, and an imam, brought together by 9/11 and what followed, discover new spiritual depths from their dialogue and friendship.

A View from the War Zone

Since 1983, a state of war has existed between the government of Sri Lanka and the rebel Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE). The deadly tsunami of December 2004 brought a temporary halt in the action, but violence has escalated during the past summer. A veteran observer visits refugee camps where people await a resolution to a civil war that has spanned more than two decades.

The Voice of a Mother is Powerful

After Cindy Sheehan lost her son Casey to the war in Iraq, she went to Crawford, Texas to ask President Bush to explain the noble cause her son had died for. Thousands joined her at Camp Casey.

Making Life Possible

Twenty years ago, the world’s worst industrial accident killed and maimed thousands in Bhopal, India. Today, a clinic treats those living with the effects of the original accident and the continued contamination from the abandoned site.

Where FEMA feared to Tread

Post-Katrina volunteer medics on bicycles created a new model of community health care.