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Global Justice

Pride and Persecution: LGBT Global Love

Rev. Dr. Nancy Wilson | Posted 08.28.2012 | Gay Voices
Rev. Dr. Nancy Wilson

I write about the hatred of LGBT people in Eastern Europe by religious and governmental authorities. I write about Jamaica where hating gays is a popular topic for music lyrics and where murders are escalating. Pride and persecution are both real. We rejoice in the good and confront the evil.

Grassroots Internationalism: Global Social Movements on the Rise

Leah Hunt-Hendrix | Posted 12.03.2011 | Impact
Leah Hunt-Hendrix

It is their grounding in the realities of poor and working-class people, indigenous people and people of color that drives grassroots activists around the world to search for deep, structural and long-term solutions.

Not Ready for Richard Holbrooke to Go

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

Richard Holbrooke can be a son of a bitch in all of the right ways -- a real fighter and a brilliant policy intellectual and practitioner -- and I'm hoping that he is fighting as hard as he can not to leave us.

Youth, Religion and Social Responsibility: Part II

Rabbi Sid Schwarz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Sid Schwarz

Precisely at a time when the world seems to be spinning out of control, it is heartening to see the emergence of a new global ethic of social responsibility capturing the minds and hearts of young people all over America.

Youth, Religion and Social Responsibility: Part I

Rabbi Sid Schwarz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Sid Schwarz

It is possible to strengthen both religious identity as well as a commitment to greater social responsibility by following five principles: inform, empower, inspire, motivate and contextualize.

Global Christianity and a Concern for the Poor

Skye Jethani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Skye Jethani

The rapid globalization of culture that has marked the four decades since the 747's first flight helps explain why global justice is dominating the conversation among my generation in the church.

Since Flying is Responsible for Only 5 Percent of Carbon Emissions, I Have the Right to Fly Abroad on Holiday, Right? Wrong.

Anuradha Vittachi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Anuradha Vittachi

To find out more about the real climate impacts of flying, I turned to George Marshall, founder of the Climate Outreach and Information Network.

Making Access to Flu Vaccine Happen

Dr. Orin Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dr. Orin Levine

The long-term answer to sustainable vaccine access for developing countries is structuring pricing to make doses affordable to those countries.

FBI's Anti-Terror Role To Expand In Break From Bush

LA Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The FBI and Justice Department plan to significantly expand their role in global counter-terrorism operations, part of a U.S. policy shift that will r...