Environmental Justice as Peacemaking

Written by Luke Overstreet //  “Loving kindness and truth meet together; Righteousness and peace kiss each other. Truth springs from the earth, And righteousness looks down from heaven.” Psalm 85:10 I still remember the first time that I ever read Psalm 85. I was sitting under a neem tree near my family’s home in Nouakchott, … Continue reading Environmental Justice as Peacemaking

Cultivating an “Agri-culture” of Justice

Written by Gretchen Rops // Agriculture is unique. Is there any other discipline that so effortlessly combines science and art? Care for the environment and care for people? Occupation and lifestyle? The potential for agriculture to promote justice is immense. Justice mandates that all people be fed. Justice mandates that the earth be cared for … Continue reading Cultivating an “Agri-culture” of Justice

Theme Overview: Protecting the Vulnerable, Protecting the Planet

As countries and scientists scramble to protect the planet from unchecked greed and negligence, cries for social justice ring out in streets across the world. While it may seem these two battles are separate, those working in environmental fields know the impact that their work has on the peoples of the world and are striving … Continue reading Theme Overview: Protecting the Vulnerable, Protecting the Planet

Illustrating Justice: A Conversation with ZIP Comic Founder Josh Fort

A Conversation with Josh Fort // The world--and especially the internet--is full of people talking about justice issues. Why choose comics? What's valuable about ZIP Comics' approach? Josh: I think one of the best things about comics is that they’re entertaining. As humans, we process life through story, and one of the best ways to learn … Continue reading Illustrating Justice: A Conversation with ZIP Comic Founder Josh Fort

Amplifying the Embodied: The Necessity and Limitations of Social Media

Written by Erik Thone // “Social media engagement is not a substitute for but a supplement to traditional embodied practices of pursuing justice.” Tweet that. 118 characters. That’s my thesis statement. If you like—whether you continue reading or not—include the link to this article. In two minutes, you will have made an 800-word contribution to … Continue reading Amplifying the Embodied: The Necessity and Limitations of Social Media