The choice for war or peace is ours to make. But we have to choose.
Greater Than the Tread of Mighty Armies: Nonviolent Peacekeeping
by Mel Duncanposted Feb 15, 2006
- Growing in sophistication over the past 10 years, nonviolent peacekeeping has saved thousands of lives. As the effectiveness of this approach to transform violent conflicts is demonstrated, the infrastructure to support this work expands.
Active Nonviolence: Heroes for an Unheroic Time
by Carol Estesposted Feb 08, 2006
- A nonviolent army stands fast, watching over human rights in the midst of conflict, a model of courageous peace.
Department of Peace and Nonviolence
by Leslie Eliel, Doug Pibelposted Nov 08, 2005
- Sen. Mark Dayton of Minnesota sponsored legislation to create a Department of Peace.
Peace Movement Rallies as War Support Erodes
by Doug Pibelposted Nov 07, 2005
- September 24, 2005 saw the first major American antiwar demonstration since the United States invaded Iraq.
Military Families Say "Bring Them Home Now"
by Lou Plummerposted May 25, 2005
- In Fayetteville, North Carolina, a protest led by veterans and military families drew 4,000 people to the largest demonstration ever held in that military city.
Insisting on Peace in Colombia
by Bill Weinbergposted Nov 11, 2004
- The indigenous peoples, peasants, and urban youth of Colombia are declaring themselves off limits to the region's longest running war.
The Warriors Who Turned to Peace
by John Mohawkposted Nov 11, 2004
- John Mohawk discusses what we can learn from the legacy of Haudenosaunee peace making: peace is the result of righteousness, reason, and power.
Love and Resistance in Wartime: An Interview with Chris Hedges
by Sarah Ruth van Gelderposted Nov 08, 2004
- A veteran war correspondent draws on his years in chaotic war zones to reflect on what the young men and women fighting in Iraq face as they return home, and what war trauma means for all of us.
The February 15 Peace Uprising
by Sarah Ruth van Gelderposted May 20, 2004
- The February 15 peace uprising is just the most visible of many efforts in which ordinary people from around the world are together making things happen that wouldn't otherwise be possible.
A Pilgrimage to Syria
by Elias Amidon, Elizabeth Rabia Robertsposted May 20, 2004
- The Damascus peace mission: pilgrims to Syria find that the healing of wounds begins with listening, learning, and praying together in many languages.
The Time For Nonviolence Has Come
by Michael N. Naglerposted May 20, 2004
- International Solidarity Movement and the power of nonviolence
Shall We Study War or Peace?
by Fran Kortenposted May 20, 2004
- Fran Korten reviews YES! Magazine's Making Peace and Victor David Hansons An Autumn of War.
Eight Steps To Teach Kids Peace
by The Alliance for Childhoodposted May 20, 2004
- 8 practical steps to teaching peace in your community.
Saying Yes! to Peace
posted Mar 10, 2003
- Voices from the YES! Magazine archives on War, Iraq, and Envisioning a Better Way
There is no Basis for War
by Phyllis Bennisposted Mar 05, 2003
- Talking points created for United for Peace and Justice. We cannot accept the legitimacy of killing potentially hundreds of thousands of Iraqis to prevent an unknown speculative future threat.