Peace

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Addressing the Violence: My Roadmap to Peace
El Sarraj, Eyad
Article
2007
In order for peace to set sail there should be some guiding principles. The most important is equality. This is not to say that the conflict is between two equals. Overwhelming Israeli power and uncon...
Alternative Press Center
Organization
Annotated links to alternative points of view available on the Internet.
Another view: The South takes the pictures: New Internationalist August 2007 - #403
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2007
A look at the states of Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Iran, and South Africa and their experience of change presented in pictures.
Ballad of the Peace Pushers
Livesay, Dorothy
Article
1984
Poem by Dorothy Livesay.
Beyond Homelessness: Christian Faith in a Culture of Displacement
Booma-Prediger, Steven and Walsh, Brian
Book
2008
Beyond Homelessness looks at the socioeconomic, ecological and spiritual dimensions of homelessness. Going further than seeing housing as being bricks and mortar the authors see it as a search for bel...
Bibliography on World Conflict and Peace: Second edition
Book
Peace research/educational resources. While the work of the international peace research community is well represented here, the majority of the books listed have been published in North America. Cate...
The Bomb won't go away on its own
Diemer, Ulli
Article
1982
Our task is to break out of this closed self-justifying system by depriving governments of the passive populations they need, by refusing to accept the choices we are offered and instead becoming acti...
Building blocks for peace in the Middle East
Galtung, John
Article
2006
The minimal demands of both sides are compatible and legitimate; the maximum demands lead to endless war.
Canadian Peace Educators' Directory
Macintosh, Rob (ed)
Book
1987
...
Carter's Inconvenient Truths: An Honest Man Refutes Propaganda
Roberts, Paul Craig
Article
2007
The reason that Israel has been able to appropriate Palestine unto itself with American aid and support is that Israel controls the explanation of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. At least 90% of Ame...
Central American Women Speak for Themselves
Central America Today
Book
1983
A dossier focusing on the participation of women in the popular movements and revolutionary organizations in Central America. Contains transations from newspapers, pamphlets, documents, interviews and...
Children and Peacemaking
Acker, Ruth et al
Book
1992
A guide for parents and teachers interested in cultivating a peacemaking approach in children. Provides references to resources for children, parents and teachers to help develop a constructive attitu...
Chomsky.Info
Chomsky, Noam
Website
The Noam Chomsky Web site.
Connexions: Volume 7, Number 1 - March 1982
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1982
Connexions Annual 1989: A Social Change Sourcebook: Information and ideas about social and environmental alternatives
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Book
1989
The Connexions Annual is simultaneously a reference book and an introduction to the world of social and environmental alternatives.
Connexions Annual 1994: A Sourcebook of Social and Environmental Alternatives
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1994
Simultaneously a reference book and an introduction to the world of social and environmental alternatives. The bulk of the Annual is devoted to listings of grassroots groups. It also contains a series...
Connexions Annual Overview: Peace
Article
1989
It must be remembered that soldiers themselves are often recruited from the ranks of the poor and the jobless, and that a movement for peace and social justice should be attempting to reach them too w...
Connexions Annual Resource and Reading List
Article
1989
A short and selective list of resources on issues addressed in the Connexions Annual, such as environment, education, peace, interntional development, women's issues, urban issues, housing, human rig...
Connexions Library: International Affairs & Development Focus
Website
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on international issues.
Connexions Library: Peace Focus
Website
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on peace and conflict resolution.
Defence without armies
Article
The word 'defence' is often associated with the word 'violence.' However, Social Defence represents a different perspective.
Dorothy Day: Champion of the Poor
Stone, Elaine Murray
Book
2004
Drawing the Line: A pamphlet
Goodman, Paul
Book
1946
Duckworth, Muriel: Connexipedia: Article in Library and Archives Canada
Article
Canadian pacifist, feminist, social and community activist. (1908-2009).
The Economics of War and Peace
Mattick, Paul
Article
1956
Wars, like crises, are inherent in uncontrolled capital accumulation even though their actual occurrence in time is not predictable.
Einstein on Peace
Einstein, Albert; (edited by Otto Nathan and Heinz Norden)
Book
1960
A collection of Albert Einstein's writing on war, peace, and the atom bomb.
The Election, Economy, War, and Peace
Chomsky, Noam
Article
2008
Chomsky points out that the Democratic triumph in the 2008 election was indeed historic, but also relatively slight. He explores the factors that played a role in preventing a landslide victory for Pr...
The Everyday Activist: 365 Ways to Change the World
Horton, Michael
Book
2006
A positive, practical guide to healing the world - one day at a time. Packed with ideas and facts from leading campaign organizations, this handbook shows how the smallest actions can make a differenc...
Fighting Subpoenas and Gag Orders in Iowa: Against The Current vol. 110
Omidvar, Iraj
Article
2004
More than two months have passed since federal officials withdrew the grand jury subpoenas against four peace activists and Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. The withdrawal of the subpoenas and th...
Finding Peace
Vanier Jean
Book
2003
From Trident to Life
Article
1976
Pamphlet outlining PLC's campaign of resistance against the Trident submarine missile system based in Bangor, Wash.
Global Militarism and the Environment
Hollingsworth, Jim
Article
1991
The connection between militarism and environmental damage.
Going Home: Building Peace in El Salvador: The Story of Repatriation
Compher, Vic; Jackson, Laura; Morgan, Besty (eds.)
Book
1991
After a decade of disastrous civil war, hope for the rebuilding of El Salvador lies with its courageous refugee population. Tired of waiting to return home alive, the "campesinos" decided to return to...
Gulf War The Gulf in flames The real cost of Desert Storm: New Internationalist October 1992
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1992
Examining the real reasons behind the Gulf War. Was it motivated by Western oil interests? Articles on arab women, oil and arms and the aftermath of Desert Storm in the arab world.
Hanging on by our Fingernails
Sale, Tim
Article
1991
The West offers a false sense of security, and we are all at risk.
How We Ended the Cold War
Tirman, John
Article
1999
Peace activists' demand for an end to nuclear madness played a decisive role.
An Interview with Patricia Campbell: Against The Current vol. 123
Finkel, David
Article
2006
Patricia Campbell is President of the Irish Independent Workers Union (IWU), an independent trade union and social movement in both the north and south of Ireland. She is a deputy editor of the journa...
Israel/Palestine: Resources for peace, justice, and human rights
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Website
2006
A selection of resources for those looking for a solution to the situation in Isreal/Palestine based on peace, justice, and human rights.
The Junius Pamphlet: The Crisis of Social Democracy
Luxemburg, Rosa
Book
1916
The voting of war credits in August 1914 was a shattering moment in the life of individual socialists and of the socialist movement in Europe. Those who had worked for, and wholly believed in the abil...
Karl Marx's Theory of Revolution: Volume 5: War & Revolution
Draper, Hal; Haberkern, E.
Book
2005
The subject of this volume is Marx and Engels' views on the relation between war and revolution. Its thesis is that, over the course of decades, their views on this question changed -- evolved is a be...
The lessons we have learned: Palestine & Iraq: Any Signs of Hope?
Lowi, Henry
Article
2002
A speech on "the peace movement: lessons learned and the way forward." Henry Lowi argues that "There is no sign of hope, for the old prejudices and the old concepts, and there is no hope for the colon...
The Long Loneliness
Day, Dorothy
Book
Making the Abolition of War a Realistic Goal
Sharp, Gene
Article
1980
This popular essay provides a brief introduction to civilian-based defense, a policy in which civilians are prepared to use nonviolent resistance as a means of national defense.
The March
Stevens, Barry
Article
1986
An account of a peace march.
Media Think
Winter, James
Book
2000
Increasingly the news media are owned by a small group of very large corporations with extensive interests outside the industry, run by the corporate elite.Winter argues that instead of offering diver...
Michael Berg for U.S. Congress in Delaware: A Voice Against War: Against The Current vol. 124
Horowitz, Roger
Article
2006
On June 8 Americans awoke to the news that the U.S. military in Iraq had killed Abu Musab Al-Zarqawi, alleged leader of Al-Qaeda in Iraq. In the midst of press coverage that cravenly accepted governme...
The Modern Crisis
Bookchin, Murray
Book
News and Dissent: The Press and The Politics of Peace in Canada - Review
Article
1991
Review of News and Dissent: The Press and The Politics of Peace in Canada, by Robert Hackett.
The Next Liberation Struggle: Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy in Southern Africa
Saul, John S.
Book
2005
An indispensable guide to understanding how the resources of that era can be used to contribute to real liberation for the region and for the continent of Africa as a whole.
The 1990 Prague Appeal: Let Us Found a Helsinki Citizens Assembly
Article
1990
The peaceful transition of Europe is unthinkable without the full observance of all human and civil rights.
Now Is The Time
El Sarraj, Eyad
Article
2006
The world must be offered the chance to see the good Palestinian, the good Arab and the good Muslim. We must be offered the chance to see the good Jew and the well-intentioned Christians and West. It ...
Nuclear War Manual for Dogs
Kurtz, Jerry
Book
1983
...
The Olga Document: For Truth and Reconciliation, For Equality and Partnership
Article
2004
A document written in a series of meetings in Givat Olga, Israel, and titled after the location, The Olga Document. Advoctes coexistence of the peoples of this country, based on mutual recognition, e...
Ossietzky, Carl von: Connexipedia Article
Article
German radical pacifist. (1889-1938).
The Other Israel: Voices of Refusal and Dissent
Carey, Roane; Shainin, Jonathan (ed.)
Book
2002
A compilation of essays written by Israelis who oppose Israel's occupation of Palestine.
A Painful Peace
Chomsky, Noam
Article
1996
Noam Chomsky investigates the factors of the Oslo II peace agreement struck between Israel and the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO).
Paul Goodman: Writing on the Web
Website
Writings of the social critic Paul Goodman.
Peace: A History of Movements and Ideas
Cortright, David
Book
2008
Cortright shows that it is possible to prevent the scourge of war and create a more just and peaceful future, if we are prepared to learn the lessons of history and apply proven peacemaking knowledge.
Peace churches: Connexipedia Article
Article
Christian churches, groups or communities advocating Christian pacifism.
Peace is Possible
Bouchard, Mary Alban
Book
1985
Peace Mom: A Mother's Journey Through Heartache to Activism
Sheehan, Cindy
Book
2006
An American mother loses her 24-year-old soldier son, killed in action in Iraq, and leads her to become a prominent US anti-war activist.
Peace Utopias
Luxemburg, Rosa
Article
1911
What is our task in the question of peace? It does not consist merely in vigorously demonstrating at all times the love of peace of the Social Democrats; but first and foremost our task is to make cle...
Peacemaking in Your Neighbourhood: Reflections on an Experiment in Community Mediation
Beer, Jennifer E.
Book
1986
Describes ten years of work of the Community Dispute Settlement Program, an innovative program in a suburban area near Philadelphia, founded by the Society of Friends (Quakers). The program set out to...
Personal testimony of an Irraeli refusnik
Oron, Asaf
Article
2002
Why would a regular guy get up one morning in the middle of life, work, the kids and decide he's not playing the game anymore?
Piecing It Together: Feminism and Non-Violence
Feminism and Non Violence Study Group
Book
...
The Post- Industrial Utopians
Frankel, Boris
Book
1987
Press for Conversion
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Social, legal, psychological and economic factors essential to the transition from a world based on war, greed, deception and violence, where "might is right," to a world based on peace, justice, trut...
Press for Conversion #41: July 2000
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2000
Project Ploughshares
Article
1977
A project aimed at educating the Canadian public about Canadian defense policy.
Project Ploughshares Education/Information Packet
Regehr, Ernie
Book
1977
Project Ploughshares is a joint venture of the Canadian Council of Churches, Canadian Friends Service Committee, Mennonite Central Committee, Canadian University Students Overseas, and Conrad Grebel C...
Radicals, Rabbis and Peacemakers: Conversations with Jewish Critics of Isreal
Farber, Seth (ed.)
Book
2005
This is a collection of interviews, edited, introduced, and annotated by Farber, a member of Jews Against The Occupation. The contributors are among the leading American Jewish critics of Zionism and...
The Raging Grannies
Brightwell, Betty
Article
We sing satire. We aren't very good at singing, but the medium being the message, as grannies in bright colourful clothes fashionable a couple of generations ago, and wearing smiles, outrageous hats a...
Remembering the War and the Movement: Against The Current vol. 90
Drucker, Peter
Article
2001
February 28, 1991. Thinking that weeks of war and antiwar organizing were still ahead (not my only mistake during those months!), I took a Canadian vacation at the end of February 1991 with my lover C...
A Response to Critics: Against The Current vol. 123
Baldock, Kale
Article
2006
David Finkel's comments (ATC 122) about my book Is Iraq Another Vietnam?, and about my position against immediately withdrawing the US military from Iraq, were well-informed and fair. So were the judg...
Rosa Luxemburg Speaks
Waters, Mary Alice
Book
A selection of speeches and writings by Rosa Luxemburg.
Russell-Einstein Manifesto
Russell, Bertrand; Einstein, Albert
Article
1955
We have to learn to think in a new way. We have to learn to ask ourselves, not what steps can be taken to give military victory to whatever group we prefer, for there no longer are such steps; the que...
Setting Up a Nuclear Weapons Free Zone
Craig, Donald
Article
1987
How to mobilize a community to declare itself a Nuclear Weapon Free Zone.
Sharing as our common cause
Article
2014
A call for sharing underpins many existing initiatives for social justice, environmental stewardship, true democracy and global peace. On this basis, STWR argues that sharing should be more widely pro...
Some Questions the Radical Peace Movement Should be Asking Itself
Moffatt, Gary
Article
Questions radical peace groups need to consider.
This Week in Peace History
Website
This Week in History is a collection designed to help us appreciate the fact that we are part of a rich history advocating peace and social justice. While the entries often focus on large and dramatic...
Thoughts on a Timely Narrative for the Left
Klein; Dieter
Article
2012
"Without a story every battle is lost”, formulated the authors of the Wu Ming group, whose name demonstrators in Rome had on their shields which protected them from the police clubs. With the naming o...
Transforming Apathy and Denial
Melamed, Lanie
Article
1990
Assisting others to face militarism and ecocatastrophe and become motivated and capable of working to reverse these threats is a substantial challenge for educators in all setting.
Twin Terrors : New Internationalist November 2001
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2001
An in-depth look at the events of the 9/11 disaster.
Unarmed Victory
Russell, Bertrand
Book
1963
The United Nations at 60 Upside dowm: New Internationalist January/February 2005
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2005
A look into the United Nations system and its role in history.
The Ursula Franklin Reader: Pacifism as a Map
Franklin, Ursula; Swenarchuk, Michelle
Book
2006
A prominent Canadian peace activist discusses peace, technology, justice and women's issues in a collection of essays, speeches and unpublished musings.
War, Peace and the Media
Zwicker, Barrie
Book
1983
Zwicker argues that press coverage of the USSR is "profoundly uninformative, a journalistic yawn that is helping us sleepwalk toward the biggest slumber of all time: nuclear war."
What Uncle Sam Really Wants
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1993
Chomsky discusses examples of U.S. intervention and links together events stretching over four decades in regions throughout the world. He provides a quick synopsis of American foreign policy and pain...
Whoops Apocalypse
Book
1982
Whoops Apocalypse sets the scene for The Last Story Ever Told.
Working for Peace: A Handbook of Practical Psychology and Other Tools
Wollman, Neil (ed.)
Book
1985
A survey of the attitudes and tools that can be used in working for peace.
Working together for peace
Article
1990
Although English and French-speaking Canadians are sometimes at odds, the call for peace is universal. It is a language that all can agree on.
Writings on Civil Disobedience and Nonviolence
Tolstoy, Leo
Book
Here in one volume are most of Tolstoy's major writings on conscience and war. Stressing that the process of peace can only begin with the refusal of the individual to participate in state-organized k...

Connexions Directory of Groups & Websites

Antiwar.com
Libertarian-capitalist site opposed to imperialism and war, with extensive news and analysis.
Briarpatch
Briarpatch is Saskatchewan's independent alternative newsmagazine committed to building a socialist society. We provide an open forum for disadvantaged peoples and support progressive movements workin...
Canadian Peace Alliance
The Canadian Peace Alliance is the largest umbrella peace organization in Canada. Founded in 1985, the Canadian Peace Alliance has 150 groups and promotes concerted action towards disarmament, demil...
Canadian Voice of Women for Peace
Established in 1960, Canadian Voice of Women for Peace (VOW) is a non-partisan Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) comprised of a network of diverse women with consultative status at the United Nation...
Chomsky.info
The Noam Chomsky Web site.
Citizens for Public Justice
CPJ is a national organization promoting justice in Canadian public affairs, responding politically to God's call for love toward our neighbour and responsibility for our environment. We use research,...
Coalition for a Just Peace in Palestine and Israel
Group of individuals, various faith leaders (Jewish, Christian and Muslim) and peace activists working to promote a greater understanding of the conflict and raise awareness of Israeli violations of P...
Coalition to Oppose the Arms Trade
COAT is a national network of individuals and organizations in Canada that began in late 1988 to organize opposition to ARMX '89, which was the country's largest weapons bazaar. COAT has continued to ...
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Connexions provides information and services for advocacy groups, voluntary and non-profit organizations, and individuals, who are working for social and economic justice, environmental responsibility...
Family Pastimes
Designing, making and distributing non-violent games as a positive alternative to war games and toys.
Gush Shalom
Gush Shalom (Translated from Hebrew, the name means "The Peace Bloc") is the hard core of the Israeli peace movement. Often described as "resolute", "militant", "radical" or "consistent", it is known...
Institute for Global Communications
Internet provider for social justice organizations; groups five online communities: PeaceNet, WomensNet, EcoNet, LabourNet, and ConflictNet. News, articles, features, links to progressive issues.
International Peace Bureau
The International Peace Bureau is dedicated to the vision of a World Without War. We are a Nobel Peace Laureate (1910); over the years, 13 of our officers have been recipients of the Nobel Peace Prize...
Jewish Voice for Peace
A diverse and democratic community of activists inspired by Jewish tradition to work together for peace, social justice, and human rights. Supports the aspirations of Israelis and Palestinians for sec...
Movement for the Abolition of War
War is not inevitable. We aim to * spread the belief that the abolition of war is both desirable and possible * raise awareness of the alternatives to war for resolving national and international di...
Near East Cultural and Educational Foundation of Canada
NECEF is an academically oriented volunteer organization whose extensive international network of individuals and NGO's with expertise about and concern for the Arab World includes a Canadian speakers...
New Society Publishers
New Society Publishers' mission is to publish books that contribute in fundamental ways to building an ecologically sustainable and just society, and to do so with the least possible impact upon the e...
Not In My Name
A predominantly Jewish organization committed to a peaceful and just resolution of the Israeli/Palestinian conflict, one that will provide safety, security and freedom for Jews, Palestinians, and all ...
Ontario Public Interest Research Group - Guelph
OPIRG is committed to providing students and community members with a socially meaningful outlet for their skills and a hands-on lesson in participatory democracy.
Peace Brigades International
PBI is an international NGO that has been promoting nonviolence and protecting human rights since 1981. Our work is based on the principles of non-partisanship and non-interference in the internal aff...
Peace Magazine
Bimonthly publication focusing on peace and justice from a multi-partisan perspective.
Peace Not War
Created in 2002 to produce a fundraising anti-war CD for grass-root peace groups, Peace Not War has expanded to become a non-profit cooperative of autonomous artists, creatives, activists, promoters a...
PeaceButtons.info
Buttons, posters and signs promoting peace and justice.
People and Planet Friendly
Gateway to environment, peace and sustainability. Site includes alternative media listing and GoodWork listings of jobs, volunteer and internship positions. Also listed are events and guides to sustai...
Project Ploughshares
Canadian ecumenical agency of the Canadian Council of Churches that carries out research, analysis, dialogue and public discussion of peace and security issues in Canada and internationally. Issues in...
Science for Peace
Science for Peace is a Canadian organization which brings together those interested in the natural and social sciences in order to address the global crises facing humankind. The members of Science fo...
Toronto Coalition to Stop the War
Advocates peace, justice and disarmament, organizes action against war and racism.
Transnational Foundation for Peace and Future Research
TFF is an independent think tank, a global network and a website for peace by peaceful means. It inspires a passion for peace from the grassroots to the corridors of power. TFF is an all-volunteer glo...
Union Art Service
The Union Art Service is a co-operative of Canadian political cartoonists. The trade union and progressive publications across Canada that subscribe to the U. A. S. are sent a monthly package of carto...
World Federalists of Canada
We view the world as one society embracing all of humanity in its diversity. We affirm that the ideals and principles of community life which are basic to civilized existence can and must be applied t...
Zatoun
Zatoun is a NGO which brings fair trade olive oil from occupied Palestine. It highlights the plight of Palestinian farmers and the destruction of their livelihood. Olive oil is a basic food which remi...

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African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States
The African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) is an organization created by the Georgetown Agreement in 1975. It is composed of African, Caribbean and Pacific States signatories to the Georgetown Agreement or the Partne...
African Union
The African Union (abbreviated AU in English, and UA in its other official languages) is an intergovernmental organization consisting of 53 African states. Established on 9 July 2002, the AU was formed as a successor to the Organi...
Canadian Voice of Women for Peace
Established in 1960, Canadian Voice of Women for Peace (VOW) is a non-partisan Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) comprised of a network of diverse women with consultative status at the United Nations ECOSOC. For over 50 years, V...
Central American Integration System
Central American Integration System (Spanish: Sistema de la Integraci¢n Centroamericana; SICA) is an intergovernmental organization of Central American states. It has a standing invitation to participate as observer in the session...
Commonwealth Secretariat
The Commonwealth is an association of 53 independent states consulting and co-operating in the common interests of their peoples and in the promotion of international understanding
East African Community
The East African Community (EAC) is the regional intergovernmental organization of the Republics of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Republic of Burundi and Republic of Rwanda with its headquarters in Arusha, Tanzan...
Economic Community of Central African States
ECCAS aims to achieve collective autonomy, raise the standard of living of its populations and maintain economic stability through harmonious cooperation. Its ultimate goal is to establish a Central African Common Market.
International Atomic Energy Agency
The IAEA is the world's centre of cooperation in the nuclear field. It was set up as the world's "Atoms for Peace" organization in 1957 within the United Nations family. The Agency works with its member states and multiple partner...
International Court of Justice
The International Court of Justice (ICJ) is the principal judicial organ of the United Nations (UN). It was established in June 1945 by the Charter of the United Nations and began work in April 1946. The seat of the Court is at t...
International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea
The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea is an independent judicial body established by the Convention to adjudicate disputes arising out of the interpretation and application of the Convention. The Tribunal is composed o...
Marxists Internet Archive
Large archive of the writings of Marx and Engels and of others in the Marxist tradition. Searchable.
Organization of American States
The Organization of American States (OAS) brings together the nations of the Western Hemisphere to strengthen cooperation on democratic values, defend common interests and debate the major issues facing the region and the world. T...
Organization of the Islamic Conference
The Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) is the second largest inter-governmental organization after the United Nations which has membership of 57 states spread over four continents. The Organization is the collective voic...
Pacific Islands Forum
The Pacific Islands Forum, formerly the South Pacific Forum until a name change in October 2000, was founded in August 1971 and comprises 16 independent and self-governing states in the Pacific. The Forum is the region's premier p...
Permanent Court of Arbitration
The PCA is an intergovernmental organization with over 100 Member States. Established in 1899 to facilitate arbitration and other forms of dispute resolution between states, the PCA has developed into a modern, multi-faceted arbit...
Project Ploughshares
Canadian ecumenical agency of The Canadian Council of Churches that carries out research, analysis, dialogue and public discussion of peace and security issues in Canada and internationally. Issues include: defence policy, militar...
Michael Riordon
Canadian writer and documentary-maker Michael Riordon writes/directs/produces books and articles, audio, video and film documentaries, plays for radio and stage. A primary goal of his work is to recover voices and stories of ...
Shanghai Cooperation Organization
The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) is a permanent intergovernmental international organization whose creation was proclaimed on 15 June 2001 in Shanghai (China) by the Republic of Kazakhstan, the People's Republic of Chin...
Southern African Development Community
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has been in existence since 1980, when it was formed as a loose alliance of nine majority-ruled States in Southern Africa known as the Southern African Development Coordination Con...
United Nations
The United Nations is central to global efforts to solve problems that challenge humanity. Cooperating in this effort are more than 30 affiliated organizations, known together as the UN system. Day in and day out, the UN and its f...
Zatoun
Zatoun is an NGO which brings fair trade olive oil from occupied Palestine. It highlights the plight of Palestinian farmers and the destruction of their livelihood. Olive oil is a basic food which reminds us of our common humanity...
Barrie Zwicker
Author, producer and social and political activist Barrie Zwicker has specialized in media criticism since 1970. Since the events of 9/11 he has become a leader in the "9/11Truth movement." Millions of people around the world (as ...

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Canadian Voice of Women wants to Make for Space for Peace this election
Sources News Release
2015
Canadian Voice of Women wants to Make for Space for Peace this election. National peace organization calls on leaders to take pledge for peace and supports its twelve priorities.
Military War Peace Topic Index in Sources Directory of Experts
Spokespersons, Experts, and Resources
A subject guide to experts and spokespersons on topics related to the military and war and peace in the Sources directory for the media.
The Peace Journalism Option
1997
The Peace Journalism Option represents the findings of the Conflict and Peace Journalism summer school which took place at Taplow Court in Buckinghamshire, UK, over the week of August 25-29 1997. Part...
17 Year Old Canadian Documentary Filmmaker Awarded Kim Phuc Youth Award for Peace
Sources News Release
2015
Kasha Sequoia Slavner, 17 year old filmmaker, writer & advocate for peace was selected as the recipient of the first ever KIM PHUC YOUTH AWARD FOR PEACE by The Canadian Voice of Women for Peace, for h...
Social determinants of health
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Social determinants of health are the economic and social conditions under which people live which determine their health.
Where Hope Takes Root
His Highness The Aga Khan
2008
A collection of talks given by the Aga Khan, spiritual leader of the Ismaili Muslims.

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Antiwar.com
Website
Libertarian-capitalist site opposed to imperialism and war, with extensive news and analysis.
Bat Shalom (Daughter of Peace)
Website
Feminist peace organization working toward a just peace between Israel and its Arab neighbours.
Canadian Peace Listing
Periodical profile published 1984
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1984
The Cat Lovers Against the Bomb 1989 Wall Calendar
Olson, Betty (ed.)
Unclassified
1989
Courageous cats, cuddly kitties, and far-sighted felines cajole and console their war-resisting humans through another year of peace activism. Cat "faces of the moon" help you track the lunar cycles. ...
Films For A Peaceful Planet
Periodical profile published 1988
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1988
...
Gush Shalom
Organization profile published 2007
Organization
Gush Shalom (Translated from Hebrew, the name means "The Peace Bloc") is the hard core of the Israeli peace movement. Often described as "resolute", "militant", "radical" or "consistent", it is known...
Jewish Voice for Peace
Website
A diverse and democratic community of activists inspired by Jewish tradition to work together for peace, social justice, and human rights. Supports the aspirations of Israelis and Palestinians for sec...
New Internationalist
Serial Publication (Periodical)
New Internationalist reports on issues of world poverty and inequality. We focus attention on the unjust relationship between the powerful and the powerless worldwide in the fight for global justice.
Peace Magazine
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Articles about disarmament; conflict resolution; nonviolent sanctions; peace institutions (e.g. the United Nations and the World Court); conflicts and crises around the world; profiles of activists an...
Peace News
Periodical profile published 1980
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1980
Peacezine
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Project Ploughshares
Organization profile published 1981
Organization
1981
Refuser Solidarity Network
Website
Supports Israelis who refuse to serve in the Occupation.