This article explains how Rulfo’s childhood experiences during a violent period in Mexico’s history inspired “Tell Them Not to Kill Me!” and other notable short stories.
This article details the life of people in Albania impacted by generations-long “blood feuds.”
More than two years after a peace accord was signed in Colombia, the country continues to dispute its provisions.
Read about the history of the Nobel Peace Prize and some of its recipients.
A decades-long study shows how children handle conflict early in life affects their health as adults.
Journalist James Richradson argues that sports can break down barriers and bring people together.
Revenge is sweet, the saying goes. But in fact, research shows that seeking revenge is likely only to make things worse.
Author and professor Severine Autesserre argues that building peace starts with individual communities.
In one study, German scientists found that young children display a sense of justice. Read about the experiment that led to the conclusion.
The Chiago Tribune editorial board argues that the first step to ending violence in Chicago neighborhoods is to start solving more cases.
While many scholars believe Shakespeare was not aware of scientific advancement in his time, a few propose places in Shakespeare’s plays that give a nod to Copernicus and Galileo.
This video gives an overview of the impact human rights activist and environmentalist Wangari Maathai had in Kenya.
How does a nation seek justice and peace after a terrible national conflict? Explore how seven countries have addressed their troubled histories.
Ethics professor Arthur Dobrin argues that we must balance forgiveness with justice.
Leaders of the United Nations point to a recent study that shows how hunger and conflict are linked and say that incresing food security can help bring peace.
Linda Ryden, an elementary school teacher in Washington D.C., explains how teaching mindfulness has led to fewer fights and less bullying.
Writer Megan O’Grady describes how she is inspired by the work of Nobel Prize winning poet Wislawa Szymborska.
Critic Zachary Woolf reviews a 2017 production of Hamlet by Brett Dean. He compares it with other versions of the play, as well as operatic productions of other Shakespeare works.
If a baseball pitcher on Team A intentionally hits a batter on Team B, is it acceptable for the pitcher on Team B later to retaliate by hitting an unrelated batter on Team A? Why? Or why not? This article examines the nature of revenge in baseball.
Activist Ja’Mal Green raises funds for nonprofit Majostee Allstars, which is converting an old bank building in the Aubrun Gresham neighborhood of Chicago into a community center.