The choice for war or peace is ours to make. But we have to choose.
Film Review: Phil Ochs: There But For Fortune
posted May 01, 2011
- A long-overdue tribute to a leading Vietnam-era voice of protest.
Our Human Nature
by David Kortenposted Apr 12, 2011
- Greed is a sign of moral and psychological immaturity. Psychologically and morally mature adults are caring, cooperative, and honest.
Warrior Baboons Give Peace a Chance
by Robert M. Sapolskyposted Apr 08, 2011
- Born violent? A troop of baboons chooses an enduring culture of peace.
War Is Not Peace
by Christa Hillstromposted Apr 08, 2011
- For decades, School of the Americas Watch founder Father Roy Bourgeois has argued that embracing militarism will never bring us the security we seek. But he thinks he knows what will.
10 Everyday Acts of Resistance That Changed the World
by Steve Crawshaw, John Jacksonposted Apr 01, 2011
- Václav Havel called it “the power of the powerless.” How regular people, from Denmark to Liberia, have stood up to power—and won.
Nuclear Disarmament is People’s Work
by Joe Copelandposted Mar 15, 2011
- Presidential declarations and filmmakers' scare tactics get the attention—meanwhile, powerful grassroots movements build on 60 years of effort.
People We Love: Bradley Manning
posted Mar 11, 2011
- Challenging secrecy with WikiLeaks.
Tolerance in a Small Town
by Sven Eberleinposted Mar 08, 2011
- Residents rally for their Muslim neighbors when authorities target the local Islamic center.
Stopping the Settlements: Can a Veto Mean Victory?
by Phyllis Bennisposted Feb 26, 2011
- Phyllis Bennis: Bureaucratic defeat within the United Nations security council might lead to diplomatic victory for those seeking to end Israeli settlements in Palestinian territories.
Lessons and Signs of Hope Amidst the Carnage in Libya
by Stephen Zunesposted Feb 25, 2011
- Gaddafi's violence is backfiring as many of those who work for his regime—from pilots to soldiers to diplomats—are refusing to continue.
Libya and Beyond: What’s Next for Democracy?
by Phyllis Bennisposted Feb 24, 2011
- Phyllis Bennis on why Libya differs from other pro-democracy uprisings in the region.
In Egypt, Something Rare and Remarkable
by Katherine Gustafsonposted Feb 10, 2011
- From Cairo, a first-person account of the way Egyptians supported and protected one another during the historic protests that led to the departure of President Hosni Mubarak.
Robert Sapolsky: The Uniqueness of Humans
posted Feb 01, 2011
- What can we learn from our similarities and differences in relation to other animals?
10 Most Hopeful Stories of 2010
by Sarah van Gelderposted Dec 22, 2010
- There was plenty of disappointment and hardship this year. But the year also brought opportunities for transformation.
Royce Baker Essay on “Heal the Warrior, Heal the Country”
by Royce Bakerposted Dec 22, 2010
- Royce Baker, a student at Edmonds Community College in Edmonds, Washington, read and responded to the YES! Magazine article, "Heal the Warrior, Heal the Country" by Edward Tick. Read Royce's essay on why he doesn't support war, but does support the soldier.