Leymah Gbowee’s commitment to nonviolent resistance helped stop the Liberian civil war. She now helps other women promote peace throughout Africa.
In the last week, anger at the BP oil disaster has begun turning into action. Here are some of the things Americans are doing.
A new book uncovers the best reasons yet for unconditional school food reform.
Only a nonviolent revolution, like the one led by Gandhi, can meet the challenge of the climate crisis.
Escalating drug violence in Mexico isn't just a Mexican issue. Fighting rampant corruption with citizen action—there and in the U.S.—is the key to peace.
When it comes to health care, everyone can’t have everything right away. But we can make smarter choices that don’t leave anyone out in the cold.
Haiti's strong peasant movement is calling for policies and programs that can help restore the land and protect small-scale sustainable agricultural production from agribusiness.
When a water main broke, Bostonians got a glimpse of the best and worst responses to a disruption in the flow of a basic necessity.
As part of the Sierra Club's "Beyond Coal Campaign," UNC Chapel Hill seeks to be a leader in a coal-free future.
The keynote address I delivered to the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE) in Charleston, NC on May 22, 2010 on the theme “Lighting the Way to a New Economy.”
When an oil spill coated birds in San Francisco Bay 40 years ago, he quit driving. Then he quit speaking. Madeline Ostrander asked him what he learned in that process that can help us deal with the BP oil spill.
The Supreme Court says corporations can spend as much money as they want on political advertising. Millions of Americans say they've had it.