The choice for war or peace is ours to make. But we have to choose.
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.
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.