Peace and Justice

DIY Foreign Policy Heroes
Think foreign policy is just for politicians? These people can change your mind.
People We Love :: Ava Lowery
Ava Lowery launched peacetakescourage.com, a website showcasing her homemade antiwar videos.
Signs of Life :: Iraq War
by Madeline Ostrander
Virtual Memorials for War Casualties
Has Your Town Declared Peace Yet?
by Ben Manski, Karen Dolan
Ben Manski and Karen Dolan show how local communities have quit waiting for the federal government and are making their own foreign policy
Candidates for Congress Show the Way Out
by Erik Leaver
The 2006 mid-term election sent a clear signal: Americans want out of Iraq. As the occupation drags on, 10 candidates for the U.S. Congress announce a plan to bring all the troops home.
8 Experts Show the Way to a New Role for the U.S.
How can we transform our most difficult global relationships? 8 experts give their best advice on a new role for the U.S.
Control Room
by Jehane Noujaim
View the trailer for Jehane Noujaim's award-winning documentary, Control Room, which examines media coverage of the Iraq War.
Pete Seeger Interview: How Can I Keep from Singing?
by Sarah van Gelder
At the age of 94, Pete Seeger has passed away. Sarah van Gelder interviewed him in 2007 on a life of music and the power of millions of small changes.
CODEPINK :: 7 Ways to Prevent War with Iran
by CODEPINK
CODEPINK suggests seven steps you can take to oppose a war with Iran.
People Taking Charge :6: Colombia Peace Village
Individual villages in Colombia are resisting by remaining neutral, refusing to participate in the war, not carrying weapons, and saying no to injustice
The Fine Art of Raising a Ruckus
by Jen Angel
Clowns and puppets, theater and drumbeats—street spectacle carves out space for experiencing a new world.
Commentary: An Honorable Exit from Iraq
by Poka Laenui
Poka Laenui outlines the 7 steps the U.S. should take to achieve an honorable exit from Iraq.
Iraq Veterans, Activists for Peace
by Sarah Olson
Iraq War veterans Ricky Clousing, Garett Reppenhagen, and Darrell Anderson tell their stories.
Listening to Iraqi Voices
by Lisa Farino, Dal LaMagna
How can Iraq find peace? Entrepreneur and activist Dal LaMagna traveled with Code Pink to neutral ground in Jordan to find out what the Iraqi people think.
The Case of Lt. Ehren Watada
by Martha Baskin
Last week a military court judge ruled Lt. Ehren Watada, the first Army Lieutenant to refuse orders to deploy to Iraq, could not raise the legality of the Iraq War in his defense. Members of the public gathered for a Citizens’ Hearing on the legality of U.S. actions in Iraq.