A new viral video with Andrew Lincoln of “The Walking Dead” is one more setback for financial industry lobbyists fighting a financial transaction tax.
Some of Europe’s biggest film stars promote a financial transaction tax, which Wall Street lobbyists and their European counterparts fiercely oppose.
As the Green Climate Fund (GCF) Board prepares to meet in Bali, Oscar Reyes identifies some of the key issues that will shape an institution that is expected to become central in providing international climate finance.
Phyllis Bennis weighs in on the State of the Union address, AIPAC’s campaign against the Iran talks, and John Kerry’s ‘new framework’ for Israel-Palestine.
Obama’s declaration that “America must move off a permanent war footing” wasn’t the Wow! moment it should have been during his State of the Union address.
Phyllis Bennis reflects on the passing of Pete Seeger, renowned folk singer and activist.
IPS experts weigh in on inequality, taxes, global trade deals, and global talks with Syria and Iran.
Activists are challenging rules that grant corporations the right to sue governments.
How Dr. King would view this day and the need to move beyond GDP.
There is nothing remotely honorable in the legacy of Ariel Sharon, Israel’s perhaps most consistent war criminal.
John Cavanagh, IPS Director, implores President Barack Obama to commute the sentences of the Cuban Five.
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has bowed to the wishes of nuclear reactor operators, motivated more by economics than safe spent nuclear fuel storage and disposal.
Rene Gonzalez, the only member of the Cuban Five to be released from prison since their arrest in 1998 was interviewed by IPS’ Netfa Freeman at the 9th International Colloquium for the Freedom of the Five and Against Terrorism held in Holguín, Cuba,
As we end the longest period of war in our history, we should be entering a period of postwar downsizing – but what about the communities dependent on the massive post-9/11 military budget?
News on Mistreatment of Indian Diplomat Ignores Story of Domestic Worker Abuse, says expert at Institute for Policy Studies
“The treatment of Khobragade during her arrest raises serious concerns for us and for our international allies, but it is our belief this cannot be used as an excuse to ignore the deeper questions raised by the case,” said Tiffany Williams, Institute for Policy Studies.