Peace and Justice
Quotes from the Quran and from Rumi
by Sarah Van GelderSep 09, 2010
- Interested in what Muslim sacred texts actually say? Here's a short selection of quotes recommend by Jamal Rahman.
Eight Ways to Confront Extremism on 9/11
by Sarah van GelderSep 09, 2010
- How to further tolerance and healing on this September 11th, an especially important time to speak up.
Maryland Protects Student Info From Recruiters
by Pat ElderSep 09, 2010
- Graduating high school students with increasingly grim job prospects are vulnerable to recruitment tactics. A new law limits military access to student data.
Waging Peace from Afar: Divestment and Israeli Occupation
by Phyllis BennisAug 20, 2010
- A growing grassroots movement is using the techniques of the anti-apartheid movement to challenge U.S. support for Israel’s occupation of Palestinian territories.
Coming of Age in Hiroshima
by Jane Braxton LittleAug 05, 2010
- August 6, 1945 forever changed the world. Hiroshima is witness to our capacity and our willingness to destroy.
WikiLeaks: Pentagon Papers 2.0?
by Phyllis BennisJul 27, 2010
- The WikiLeaks documents tell us what we already knew: This war isn't winnable. Can they help us stop it?
Pentagon Spending on the Chopping Block
by Christopher HellmanJul 15, 2010
- For the first time in years, there’s serious discussion about the size of our military budget.
An End to Constant War
by William J. AstoreJul 09, 2010
- Seven reasons we're always at war ... and seven ways to quit.
Every Teacher a Peace Teacher
by David Jackson CookJun 29, 2010
- At the heart of new Peace Studies programs is the declaration that nonviolence, peace, and justice are not utopian dreams but real and practical ways in which humans can affect the world around them.
Leymah Gbowee: A Powerful Voice for Peace
by Kwami NyamidieJun 10, 2010
- Leymah Gbowee's commitment to nonviolent resistance helped stop the Liberian civil war. She now helps other women promote peace throughout Africa.
Ending the Mexican Drug War: An Activist’s Advice
by Erich MoncadaJun 03, 2010
- Fighting rampant corruption with citizen action—in Mexico and the U.S.—is the key to peace.
In Iran, Sanctions vs. Diplomacy
by Phyllis BennisMay 20, 2010
- Can the U.N. Security Council keep the U.S. from disrupting a diplomatic victory?
In Afghan Negotiations, Who’s at the Table?
by Phyllis BennisMay 14, 2010
- A real path to peace will involve a lot more players (and fewer soldiers).
The Good Soldier :: Film Trailer
May 13, 2010
- Five war veterans tell of events from World War II, Vietnam, the Gulf War, and Iraq. Their stories challenge the notion that war is a lawful arena for social injustice and mass murder and instead, advocate for peace.
Afghanistan: Should We Stay or Should We Go?
by Mark EnglerMay 04, 2010
- The time has come for a U.S. exit strategy in Afghanistan. But is "Out Now" a valid response? David Wildman, Sunita Viswanath, and Lorelei Kelly discuss how can we best support Afghan national stability.