People Power

A Truly Courageous Response to Terror
by Fran Korten
What we can learn from Norway: Violence, fear, and political repression aren’t the only way to respond to a terrorist attack.
Pipeline Protests: Beyond the Usual Suspects
by Madeline Ostrander
Can opposition to the Keystone XL pipeline bring conservatives back to conservation?
How Art Can Turn the World Inside Out
In Paris, Palestine, Peru, and beyond—guerrilla artist JR asks the people of the world share their faces to transform urban landscapes into stories.
Vincent Harding: Let Us Dance
by Vincent Harding
The civil rights leader’s reflections on his 80th birthday.
The Hour of Sunlight
From would-be terrorist to peace activist, Sami al Jundi tells the story of how prison changed his life.
Philadelphians Paint the Town
How art healed and united troubled communities in the City of Brotherly Love.
A Meditation on Revolution
by Bert Sacks
From Tel Aviv to Baghdad, a lifelong peace activist remembers why true transformation comes from the power of nonviolence.
People We Love: Caressa Cameron
by Oliver Lazenby
Miss America raises awareness about HIV.
People We Love: Bert Sacks
by Robert Mellinger
A peace activist defies sanctions to save lives.
Righting Wrongs the Maori Way
by Allan MacRae, Howard Zehr
Instead of prison, New Zealand chooses restorative justice and community problem-solving.
Define American: Jose Antonio Vargas Tells His Story
Video: Pulitzer-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas opens up about his life as an undocumented immigrant—and the "underground railroad" that made it possible.
How the Left and Right Can Unite
by David Korten
If we'd stop tearing each other apart, we might see an opportunity to win back our democracy from the rich and powerful.
Census Data Shows More Multiracial Americans
by Oliver Lazenby
With nine million multiracial Americans, the nation has come a long way.
Think Outside the Bars
by Michelle Alexander
Why real justice means fewer prisons.
Problem Child
by Arthur Longworth
A conversation through the walls of solitary confinement.