Peace and Justice
After 9/11: An Interfaith Answer to Extremism
by Rabbi Ted Falcon, Pastor Don Mackenzie, Imam Jamal RahmanSep 09, 2011
- Brought together by 9/11, three friends of different faiths look for answers about when and why religion leads to violence.
A Truly Courageous Response to Terror
by Fran KortenSep 08, 2011
- What we can learn from Norway: Violence, fear, and political repression aren’t the only way to respond to a terrorist attack.
The Soul of the World
by Valerie TruebloodSep 07, 2011
- Book Review: Essays on the definition of terror and the consciousness of transformation.
Bring Our War Dollars Home
by Oliver LazenbySep 01, 2011
- U.S. Mayors: In order to build up jobs, we have to draw down troops.
How Art Can Turn the World Inside Out
Aug 11, 2011
- In Paris, Palestine, Peru, and beyond—guerrilla artist JR asks the people of the world share their faces to transform urban landscapes into stories.
Keeping Faith With Peace
by Valerie SchloredtAug 05, 2011
- On the anniversary of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Jesuit Priest Bill Bichsel talks about why he went to prison for a future without nuclear weapons.
A Poet Rewrites the War on Drugs
by Madhu Suri PrakashAug 03, 2011
- After the death of his son, poet Javier Sicilia gave voice to the anguish of the Mexican people—and started a powerful movement of moral indignation against the senseless slaughter of the war on drugs.
The Hour of Sunlight
Aug 01, 2011
- From would-be terrorist to peace activist, Sami al Jundi tells the story of how prison changed his life.
A Meditation on Revolution
by Bert SacksJul 29, 2011
- From Tel Aviv to Baghdad, a lifelong peace activist remembers why true transformation comes from the power of nonviolence.
People We Love: Bert Sacks
by Robert MellingerJul 25, 2011
- A peace activist defies sanctions to save lives.
U.S. Mayors: End the Wars, Please
by John NicholsJun 22, 2011
- U.S. mayors: The money we spend on military adventures abroad could be better spent meeting needs at home.
Vincent Harding: An Open Letter to President Obama
by Dr. Vincent HardingJun 02, 2011
- Vincent Harding, a key figure in the civil rights movement and the author of Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous speech condemning the Vietnam War, tells of his reaction to the news of Osama bin Laden's death and his hopes for a just peace.
A Peaceful End to the War on Drugs?
by Rebecca LeisherMay 27, 2011
- The international war on drugs isn't stopping drug use or trafficking—but it is ruining lives. Drug policy expert Sanho Tree on what we can do differently.
A 9/11 Friendship of Forgiveness
May 26, 2011
- Phyllis Rodriguez' son was killed in the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. Aicha el-Wafi's son was convicted of conspiring to plan the attack that killed him. In 2002, the two mothers met and became friends.
Mexicans Reject U.S.-Backed Drug War
by Laura CarlsenMay 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.