From CODE PINK on Memorial Day

The Foreign Policies of Sanders, Trump, and Clinton: America and the World In 2016 and Beyond,
by Joanne Landy, May 2016

Why we say "Disarm!"

Gender and disarmament
an excellent brief research paper with notes and resources, from Reaching Critical Will, a project of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom.

Who owns what?

Part 39: Public Policy & the Widening Racial Wealth Gap

Who's got what in the USA?

Millions of people have watched this video on Wealth Inequality in America.

"Project Unspeakable"

a theatrical work on the assassinations of John F. Kennedy, Malcolm X, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Robert Kennedy. more...

Transition Times Blog

We are in a time of transition -- which way will it go? Follow this excellent blog from Jennifer Browdy de Hernandez: latest entry

The Economics of Happiness

Local Futures is now offering a free, shortened version of its award-winning documentary film The Economics of Happiness. This 19-minute abridged version brings us voices of hope of in a time of crisis.

News from Africa

Through the voices of the peoples of Africa and the global South, Pambazuka Press and Pambazuka News disseminate analysis and debate on the struggle for freedom and justice. »Dust from our Eyes: An Unblinkered Look at Africa« by Joan Baxter. She discusses book here

"Money or Life: What makes us really rich"

Now in English! Free download (39 pages pdf) of a German essay by Veronika Bennholdt-Thomsen on our relationship with the money economy -- and alternatives.

International Blogs

See Virtual Vita Nuova Jasmina Tešanović,  Serbian author, political activist (Women in Black, Code Pink), translator, and filmmaker.

Welcome to the Women and Life on Earth internet project

on women and peace, ecology and global justice. more 
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June 30, 2016

"European Unification Divides Europeans: How Forcing People Together Tears Them Apart"

"Unification of Europe has brought about radical new divisions within Europe. The most significant split is between the people and their political leaders," writes Diana Johnstone from Paris. [more...]

June 25, 2016

"As Britain Exits, the Need for a Strong Climate Movement Remains"

"Brexit is by no means game over for the climate. It does, however, make the challenge for progressives in a warming world eerily clear. A low-carbon future can also be a more inclusive and democratic one. But not without one hell of a fight."... [more...]

June 23, 2016

Jo Cox's Message to the World: We Have #MoreInCommon

"Jo was a passionate feminist... While working in Oxfam she got involved in a discussion about how women can best become genuinely empowered.
"Education", said one person. No, said Jo, the answer is politics. Support women into political power and the rest will follow. Everything I have ever experienced - working with women in Africa and across the world - tells me she is right." [more...]

June 20, 2016

Kathy Kelly: "Why go to Russia?"

As tensions mount and NATO and US military 'exercises' threaten, US peace activists tour Russia for exchanges [more...]

June 16, 2016

"Why Global Capital Fears ‘Brexit’"

"Democratic institutions need to operate at a level that is comprehensible and accessible to people: at a human scale. We must take seriously the possibility that global democracy – people’s urge to care for the globe and for all its citizens – can only be real if most functions are local and people’s dependence on global trade and institutions is limited..." [more...]

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