The Common Good

Articles By Rachel Johnson

BANKING ON LIFE AND DEBT Critics have called the policies of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) "a war on the poor." More than 90 percent of the Earth's popula
Lois Jemtegard wanted to sell a portion of her land along the breathtaking Columbia River Gorge, a national scenic area. Interested buyers wanted to build a house on the property.
Child laborers, a human body stamped with an "HIV-positive" inscription, and a waterfowl stuck in an oil slick are three of the images used in controversial advertisements by the Italian cloth
THE ISRAELI-PALESTINIAN CONFLICT About the Holy Land is a resource packet for churches and other groups compiled by Christian Peacemaker Teams (CPT). The packet of stu
Most of us have places that, for us, hold a special sense of the divine-sacred locations where we go for prayer, meditation, and reflection.
Religious groups, non-governmental organizations, and governments from around the world have been mobilizing to protest French President Jacques Chirac's decision to conduct eight more nuclear
Jeff Heie and Cliff Kindy, two of the members of Christian Peacemaker Teams serving in the West Bank, were detained by Israeli authorities for nine-and-a-half hours this past July.
Members of SIPAZ (Servicio Internacional Para la Paz), an international coalition committed to supporting the peace process in Chiapas, Mexico, recently returned from a second delegation to the
Live From Death Row, the new book by inmate Mumia Abu-Jamal, continues to stir controversy.
Live From Death Row, the new book by inmate Mumia Abu-Jamal, continues to stir controversy.
CELEBRATING RACIAL DIVERSITY Kathleen McGinnis, author of Educating for a Just Society and Parenting for Peace and Justice, has created a new resource fo
Live From Death Row, the new book by inmate Mumia Abu-Jamal, continues to stir controversy.
Live From Death Row, the new book by inmate Mumia Abu-Jamal, continues to stir controversy.
Live From Death Row, the new book by inmate Mumia Abu-Jamal, continues to stir controversy.
Canada detains our publisher.
A recent article in The New York Times reported that environmental consciousness and community trust in Portland, Oregon, can now be found in the form of a yellow bicycle.
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES Consider spending time living simply in community with others and working for social justice.
For many religious peace and justice organizations, the invited invasion of Haiti has posed a dilemma: a clash between the commitment to nonviolence and the hunger for justice.