Peace and Justice
Film Review: Phil Ochs: There But For Fortune
May 01, 2011
- A long-overdue tribute to a leading Vietnam-era voice of protest.
Our Human Nature
by David KortenApr 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. SapolskyApr 08, 2011
- Born violent? A troop of baboons chooses an enduring culture of peace.
War Is Not Peace
by Christa HillstromApr 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 JacksonApr 01, 2011
- How regular people, from Denmark to Liberia, have stood up to power—and won.
Nuclear Disarmament is People’s Work
by Joe CopelandMar 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
Mar 11, 2011
- Challenging secrecy with WikiLeaks.
Tolerance in a Small Town
by Sven EberleinMar 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 BennisFeb 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 ZunesFeb 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.
Libya and Beyond: What’s Next for Democracy?
by Phyllis BennisFeb 24, 2011
- Phyllis Bennis on why Libya differs from other pro-democracy uprisings in the region.
In Egypt, Something Rare and Remarkable
by Katherine GustafsonFeb 10, 2011
- From Cairo, a first-person account of the way Egyptians supported and protected one another during the historic protests that led to the departure of President Hosni Mubarak.
Robert Sapolsky: The Uniqueness of Humans
Feb 01, 2011
- What can we learn from our similarities and differences in relation to other animals?
10 Most Hopeful Stories of 2010
by Sarah van GelderDec 22, 2010
- There was plenty of disappointment and hardship this year. But the year also brought opportunities for transformation.
Shifting Sands: Jewish Women Confront the Israeli Occupation
by Linda FrankDec 21, 2010
- 14 women find their voice in this collection of essays.