PEACE & JUSTICE
A just and inclusive world means peace and security for all.
Those in Mandela's circle were united in their compassion for the architects of the Apartheid system.
Posted Dec 06, 2013
"Violence is not simply shooting people. Violence is also poverty. It's also incarceration—putting people in prison is incredibly violent."
Posted Nov 27, 2013
Native people are crafting some seriously creative and progressive ways of life, from same-sex marriages in states that don't allow it to the revitalization of indigenous languages.
Posted Nov 25, 2013
At the Ponca Trail of Tears Spiritual Camp, tribal members and their ranchers are learning to understand each other as never before.
Posted Nov 22, 2013
Forget smarter! This infographic depicts the lifecycle of a cellphone, and points out non-toxic, conflict-free mineral responsible design.
Posted Nov 18, 2013
Returning vets often struggle with relationships, housing, PTSD, and more. Dryhootch founders say the best mentors for people returning from our latest wars are other vets who have been through it before.
Posted Nov 14, 2013
Suicide is the fourth leading cause of death for 10- to 14-year-olds in rural America, and Native American kids are hit the hardest. After Indian Valley lost its sixth teenager, residents started talking about suicide out in the open—and it's working.
Posted Nov 11, 2013
And 14 other grannies who are shaking up the world.
Posted Nov 08, 2013
When members of the Elsipogtog First Nation attempted to prevent seismic testing on their land that could lead to fracking, armed police appeared and violence ensued. Here, indigenous writer and academic Leanne Simpson puts the issue into context.
Posted Oct 23, 2013
Students in Columbia's Native American Council think the University could do more to acknowledge indigenous history, and they're helping to make it happen.
Posted Oct 22, 2013
Interactive map of garment industry factories, designed in response to the Bangladesh disasters.
Posted Oct 21, 2013
Governments usually use eminent domain powers to displace people. But one hardscrabble Bay Area city is going to the mat to do just the opposite—stabilize its economy and keep residents where they are.
Posted Oct 18, 2013
Indigenous activist Ellen Gabriel explains why she is in solidarity with members of the Elsipogtog Nation who are attempting to block seismic testing, which they believe is a precursor to fracking.
Posted Oct 18, 2013
Three states have already dropped Columbus Day, while a movement begins to celebrate Indigenous People's Day instead.
Posted Oct 15, 2013
Our throwaway electronics harm people overseas, but new trends in responsible design are not just smart—they’re kind.
Posted Oct 11, 2013