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PEACE & JUSTICE

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Three Projects that Block Violence Against Women By Bringing Communities Together
Three Projects that Block Violence Against Women By Bringing Communities Together
These projects show how everyday people can address violence in our own communities by break through the silence to interrupt abuse.
Posted Sep 30, 2014
The Key to a Sustainable Future Is Resisting Violence Every Day
The Key to a Sustainable Future Is Resisting Violence Every Day
The Nonviolence Handbook teaches that when we exhibit patience and refrain from criticizing others harshly, we're building nonviolent potential.
Posted Sep 17, 2014
The Antidote to Mansplaining: Rebecca Solnit on Everyday Sexism and What We Can Do About It
The Antidote to Mansplaining: Rebecca Solnit on Everyday Sexism and What We Can Do About It
Useful as it may be as journalistic shorthand, “mansplaining” is cultural bubblegum in comparison to Solnit’s actual body of work.
Posted Sep 03, 2014
Let’s End Poverty: We Have the Money, Do We Have the Will?
Let’s End Poverty: We Have the Money, Do We Have the Will?
47 million Americans live beneath the official poverty line, under a daily judgment of failure. The question today is: Whose failure?
Posted Aug 28, 2014
How the #FergusonSyllabus Can Help Teachers Talk About Race and Rights on the First Day of School
How the #FergusonSyllabus Can Help Teachers Talk About Race and Rights on the First Day of School
Teachers and educators collect ideas and resources for how to talk about Ferguson with students of all ages.
Posted Aug 26, 2014
Why the Climate Movement Must Stand with Ferguson
Why the Climate Movement Must Stand with Ferguson
The tragedy in Ferguson helps us understand why people of color aren't as active as they could be in the climate movement—and what white allies can do to change that.
Posted Aug 22, 2014
"We Need Tear Gas Packets Now!" Two Simple Ways to Support the Protesters in Ferguson
"We Need Tear Gas Packets Now!" Two Simple Ways to Support the Protesters in Ferguson
The goal is to raise enough money to send 500 treatments for tear gas exposure to support protesters in Ferguson, Mo.
Posted Aug 19, 2014
Photo Essay: Indigenous Farmers Gather  in the Andes to Plan for Climate Change
Photo Essay: Indigenous Farmers Gather in the Andes to Plan for Climate Change
These photos document a gathering of indigenous groups from China, Bhutan, and Peru. They met in the spring to discuss climate change and plan a crop exchange program.
Posted Aug 18, 2014
Palestinians and Ferguson Protesters Link Arms Via Social Media
Palestinians and Ferguson Protesters Link Arms Via Social Media
Other tweets from Palestinians pointed out parallels in racial injustice between the two situations.
Posted Aug 15, 2014
Tractors, Ritual Baths, and Dismantling Racism: Welcome to Black and Latino Farmers Immersion
Tractors, Ritual Baths, and Dismantling Racism: Welcome to Black and Latino Farmers Immersion
The program brings together training in topics such as soil chemistry and farm planning with a deep analysis of how racism has divorced people of color from the land.
Posted Aug 14, 2014
Berlin to Build a Mosque, Synagogue, and Church—All Under the Same Roof
Berlin to Build a Mosque, Synagogue, and Church—All Under the Same Roof
“We want to show that faith doesn't divide Jews, Christians and Muslims, but instead reconciles them.”
Posted Aug 08, 2014
Guardians of the Plains: One Lakota Family's Plan to Fend off South Dakota's Epic Drought
Guardians of the Plains: One Lakota Family's Plan to Fend off South Dakota's Epic Drought
Long years of drought in South Dakota have made it difficult for the soil to absorb water. A group led by indigenous women hopes to change that through a ambitious dam-building project.
Posted Aug 05, 2014
Indigenous Seed Savers Gather in the Andes, Agree to Fight Climate Change with Biodiversity
Indigenous Seed Savers Gather in the Andes, Agree to Fight Climate Change with Biodiversity
As climate change makes it more difficult to practice agriculture in their ancestral homelands, indigenous communities are exchanging seeds in hopes of finding the hardiest varieties.
Posted Jul 30, 2014
With 6 Family Members Lost in Gaza, This Young Man Keeps Telling Their Stories
With 6 Family Members Lost in Gaza, This Young Man Keeps Telling Their Stories
Amer Shurrab tells Democracy Now! about the six members of his family who have died as a result of the crisis in Gaza.
Posted Jul 28, 2014
Study Finds Indigenous Land Management Highly Effective in Combating Climate Change
Study Finds Indigenous Land Management Highly Effective in Combating Climate Change
The study highlights the story of Brazil, where increasing indigenous rights to the rainforest helped cut carbon emissions by 3.2 billion tons.
Posted Jul 28, 2014

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