The choice for war or peace is ours to make. But we have to choose.
Keeping Faith With Peace
by Valerie Schloredtposted Aug 05, 2011
- 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.
A Poet Rewrites the War on Drugs
by Madhu Suri Prakashposted Aug 03, 2011
- 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.
The Hour of Sunlight
posted Aug 01, 2011
- From would-be terrorist to peace activist, Sami al Jundi tells the story of how prison changed his life.
A Meditation on Revolution
by Bert Sacksposted Jul 29, 2011
- From Tel Aviv to Baghdad, a lifelong peace activist remembers why true transformation comes from the power of nonviolence.
People We Love: Bert Sacks
by Robert Mellingerposted Jul 25, 2011
- A peace activist defies sanctions to save lives.
U.S. Mayors: End the Wars, Please
by John Nicholsposted Jun 22, 2011
- U.S. mayors: The money we spend on military adventures abroad could be better spent meeting needs at home.
Vincent Harding: An Open Letter to President Obama
by Dr. Vincent Hardingposted Jun 02, 2011
- Vincent Harding, a key figure in the civil rights movement and the author of Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous speech condemning the Vietnam War, tells of his reaction to the news of Osama bin Laden's death and his hopes for a just peace.
A Peaceful End to the War on Drugs?
by Rebecca Leisherposted May 27, 2011
- The international war on drugs isn't stopping drug use or trafficking—but it is ruining lives. Drug policy expert Sanho Tree on what we can do differently.
A 9/11 Friendship of Forgiveness
posted May 26, 2011
- Phyllis Rodriguez' son was killed in the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. Aicha el-Wafi's son was convicted of conspiring to plan the attack that killed him. In 2002, the two mothers met and became friends.
Mexicans Reject U.S.-Backed Drug War
by Laura Carlsenposted May 19, 2011
- Led by a popular poet, tens of thousands of protesters fill the streets of Mexico to speak out against the war on drugs.
Truth and Reconciliation in New York
by David Kaczynskiposted May 13, 2011
- Ex-offenders and families of victims ask, how can we resolve the tension between our need to protect society, and our desire to believe in human redemption?
I’m Looking for Justice, Not Vengeance
by Brooke Jarvisposted May 03, 2011
- A 9/11 widow on working for peace when the world expects you to want revenge.
Violence Disguised as Religion
by Pastor Don Mackenzieposted May 03, 2011
- Pastor Don Mackenzie on how to keep religion from being used to justify hatred and suffering.
Time to End the War
by Robert Naimanposted May 02, 2011
- Even before the death of Osama bin Laden, Americans and Afghans felt it was time to begin bringing our troops home and handing back sovereignty to the Afghan people.
Film Review: Phil Ochs: There But For Fortune
posted May 01, 2011
- A long-overdue tribute to a leading Vietnam-era voice of protest.