A rich and thoughtful account of how the U.S. military has protected, supported, clashed with and occasionally undermined constitutional government in this country is presented in the new book "Soldiers on the Home Front: The Domestic Role of the American Military."Read More »
Peace in the Arts
Artists of conscience have always responded angrily and passionately to war, genocide and torture. This book examines the work of American visual artists from 1935 to 2010 who believed that governments and humanity must be held to higher moral standards.Read More »
When We Fight, We Win: New Book Showcases Social Movements & Activists Transforming the World | Democracy Now!
What do immigration raids and police brutality have in common? They've both sparked growing social movements demanding justice.Read More »
25 years before Seeger sang “Waist Deep in the Big Muddy” on national television in 1968, he drew the attention of the FBI by writing a letter to the California chapter of the American Legion.Read More »
A new and important book about our energy future is scathing but optimistic, and manages to be bold while remaining pragmatic.Read More »
In 1963, Agnes Varga took thousands of photographs of Cuba as it fizzed with rebellion. They were hidden in a box, consigned to history – until now.Read More »
Jewish Voice for Peace New Haven is presenting a series of screenings of the film Roadmap to Apartheid at 2 p.m. Dec. 5 in New Haven.Read More »
Actor, novelist, screenwriter and playwright Ayad Akhtar knows about the prejudices many Americans have harbored against people like him since 9/11.Read More »
All signs suggest we are now on the precipice of a sixth mass extinction except this time, we have no one but ourselves to blame.Read More »
History may smile on these guardians of the public trust, but during their lifetimes they remain outcasts.Read More »
Video: As Peace Talks Collapse in South Sudan, Film Shows ‘Pathology of Colonialism’ Tearing Apart Nation | Democracy Now!
The situation in South Sudan is the subject of a new documentary, "We Come as Friends," by Austrian director Hubert Sauper that provides an aerial view of the conflict in Sudan from a shaky, handmade two-seater plane.Read More »