In Defense of Diplomacy
by Stephen ZunesNov 23, 2011
- New legislation would make all diplomatic contact with Iran illegal. Stephen Zunes explains why we need to keep the lines of communication open.
Occupy Wall Street, Beyond Encampments
by Luis Moreno-Caballud, Marina SitrinNov 21, 2011
- As winter arrives and police crack down, how can occupiers keep their movement alive—and help it grow? Veteran activists share lessons from Spain’s Indignados.
Lessons of a Police Chief: Militarization is a Mistake
by Norm StamperNov 16, 2011
- The police chief who oversaw Seattle’s crackdown on WTO protesters learned the dangers of militarization. His advice for a creating a police force that truly serves and protects communities.
Painting the Town Prosperous
by James TrimarcoNov 16, 2011
- Urban artists revive our neighborhoods and show us how to share our gifts.
An Interfaith Occupation
by Adam DeRoseNov 11, 2011
- The Occupy movement is bringing deep moral questions that many religions confront to the forefront of national conversation. How faith groups are joining in.
by Jing FongOct 25, 2011
- GLSEN's campaign ThinkB4YouSpeak helps straight teens understand why "that's so gay" and other common slurs may be unintentional but hurtful to their Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender (LGBT) classmates.
10 Ways to Support the Occupy Movement
by Sarah van GelderOct 14, 2011
- There are many things you can do to be part of this growing movement—and only some of them involve sleeping outside.
Red State Ranchers Vs. the Pipeline
Oct 07, 2011
- Nebraska isn’t known for environmental activism—but an oil pipeline that would cross the Ogallala aquifer is changing that.
Where The 99 Percent Get Their Power
by Sarah van GelderOct 07, 2011
- How did a small protest in lower Manhattan go viral? With more than 50 cities involved, #OccupyWallStreet is already changing the debate.
Five Ways #OccupyWallStreet Has Succeeded
by Mark EnglerSep 30, 2011
- They were predicted to be a flash in the pan. So why are the anti-Wall Street occupations growing?
Standing on the Side of Peace
by Jen MarloweSep 21, 2011
- How one man’s journey changed everything I knew about the Middle East conflict.
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.
Pipeline Protests: Beyond the Usual Suspects
by Madeline OstranderAug 25, 2011
- Can opposition to the Keystone XL pipeline bring conservatives back to conservation?
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.