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Taking Action to Ban Nuclear Weapons

Jody Williams | Posted 04.13.2014 | Impact
Jody Williams

With decades of research behind us, we now know that there are long-term environmental, developmental and health consequences to nuclear weapons as well.

Here Comes the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize, Dragging a Broken Moral Compass

Norman Solomon | Posted 12.07.2013 | Politics
Norman Solomon

The announcement of this year's Nobel Peace Prize winner, set for October 11, is sure to make big news. The prize remains the most prestigious in the world. But the award has fallen into an evasive pattern, ignoring the USA's continuous "war on terror" and even giving it tacit support.

Number One... With a Bullet

Turk Pipkin | Posted 11.03.2013 | Politics
Turk Pipkin

While we debate our nation's role as the enforcers of the proper morality of war and weapons of mass destruction, it might serve us to remember that our commitments - and lack of commitments - to global peace greatly help shape our image and standing in the world.

10 Most Fearless Women I've Met

Dr. Terri Kennedy | Posted 09.07.2013 | Women
Dr. Terri Kennedy

Fearlessness is a quality of spirit that enables you to walk an uncharted path and push forward, no matter what obstacles you face. I'm quite grateful to have met extraordinary women from a range of fields who have worked fearlessly for freedom and equality.

We Are Here

Bárbara Arredondo | Posted 10.02.2012 | Impact
Bárbara Arredondo

Today, many more are expressing their need to help in any way possible to restore peace. The question is how? What can I do to help and where can I start? I understand that feeling. At 22, I deprived myself from sleep during six months, long before this war began.

Marianne Williamson: Inspiring Women to Action

Elizabeth Debold | Posted 06.16.2012 | Fifty
Elizabeth Debold

Spirituality should force us into a deeper confrontation with life, in its agony and ecstasy, rather than swaddle us against its sharp edges.

WATCH: Nobel Laureate For Peace Stops By Occupy Denver

Posted 11.14.2011 | Denver

Jody Williams, author, professor and Nobel Peace Prize winner for 1997, made a stop at Occupy Denver to voice her support of the movement. As Williams...

Peace Laureates Take On The War On Women

Marianne Schnall | Posted 08.14.2011 | Impact
Marianne Schnall

Certain topics have always been hard to talk about--rape and sexual abuse ranking high up on that list. And yet we must speak up more because of the many women affected.

Pajama Days: Holiness For The Rest Of The Year

Dr. Susan Corso | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Corso

Consider creating an interior file in your soul called Pajama Day, and when things get crazed, out of nowhere, declare any blessed day you feel like stopping and hanging out in your own holy wholeness.

Mr. President, War Is Not Peace

Norman Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Norman Solomon

From President Obama, we hear that peace is the ultimate goal. But "peace" is a fixture on a strategic horizon that keeps moving as the military keeps marching.

The Land Mines Obama Won't Touch

Bill Moyers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Moyers

The United States is the third largest stockpiler of land mines in the world, behind China and Russia. Like those two countries, we have refused to sign an agreement banning the manufacture, stockpiling and use of land mines.

Vancouver, Multicultural Gateway To The World

Sunil Chacko | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sunil Chacko

Compassion, forgiveness and interdependence were major themes at the dialogue. The reality that despite outward differences humanity is largely the same was brought home by Nobel Peace Prize Winner Archbishop Desmond Tutu

Film No Evil

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Andrea Chalupa

The self-funded Passion of the Christ brought in $611 million worldwide and counting, in part thanks to Christian groups such as Campus Crusade and Focus on the Family.

Renowned Women Speak Out on Palin and the Election

Marianne Schnall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marianne Schnall

I decided to pose identical questions by email to dynamic women -- Melissa Etheridge, Gloria Steinem, Eve Ensler and more -- to just see what kind of responses would come in.