In a recent TED talk, Nobel Laureate Jody Williams—who won the Peace prize in 1997 for her efforts to eradicate landmines—argues that “peace is deﬁned by human (not national) security and that it must be achieved through sustainable development, environmental justice, and meeting people’s basic needs.” While that may not be a particularly novel idea to readers of this blog, Williams leacture is worth watching for the great women peacemakers she highlights to show who is leading the way toward this vision of peace.
A new book explores how Miss Major has persevered over six inspiring decades on the frontlines of the queer and trans liberation movement.
Humor in Native culture has never been simply about entertainment. Comedy is also used to fight cultural invisibility and structural oppression.
Waging Nonviolence is hiring a writer to interview leading movement figures and analysts and produce one Q&A-style article per week. The writer will work with our small editorial team to identify the interview subject each week. For the most part, we’ll be looking to hear from activists, organizers and scholars who can shed light on… More