Christine Ahn is a policy and research analyst with the Global Fund for Women and a Foreign Policy In Focus columnist.


IPS Response to Supreme Court Stay of Clean Power Plan

Janet Redman, IPS’s Climate Policy Director, responds to the Supreme Court ruling.

By Signing the World’s Largest Trade Pact, U.S. Government is Gambling with our Future

IPS Statement on the Signing of the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

IPS Congratulates Associate Fellow John Kiriakou

Kiriakou will receive the 2015 PEN Center USA First Amendment award on November 16.

Hell on Earth

Reflections on Charleston, racism, and justice from a progressive person of faith


IPS Expert Available for Comment on Pope Francis’ Climate Encyclical

IPS Celebrates Rep. John Conyers and His Historic 50-Year Service in Congress

Congressman Conyers is the first African-American to serve in Congress for at least 50 years and the longest-serving African-American in the history of the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Congress.

Marc Bayard Appointed IPS Associate Fellow

Leading expert on racial equity in the U.S. and international labor movement will launch a new Black Worker Initiative

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The Obamacare Prescription for Bloated CEO Pay

IPS report reveals hefty taxpayer savings from little-known Affordable Care Act executive compensation reform

MEDIA ADVISORY: IPS Expert Available to Discuss Alternatives to Military Action in Iraq

Phyllis Bennis, director of IPS’ New Internationalism project and whose books include Ending the Iraq War: A Primer, is available to discuss possible alternatives to U.S. military intervention in Iraq.

EPA’s Carbon Rule Falls Short of Real Emissions Reduction

Statement from Institute for Policy Studies Climate Policy Program Director Janet Redman and Food & Water Watch Executive Director Wenonah Hauter

Student Debt Report Captures National Attention

IPS’ recent report has garnered significant attention in prominent national media outlets.

UPDATED: The One Percent at State U

After minor revisions due to updated data from the American Federation of Teachers, the report still concludes that student debt and low-wage faculty labor are rising faster at the state universities with the 25 highest-paid presidents.

Why Women Must End the Korean War

The road to peace in Korea runs through Washington, but women must steward it along the way.

Endangering Women Human Rights Defenders

USAID spending often means less security and more violence against women, particularly women human rights defenders.

Environmentalists Stifled in Jeju

South Korea’s conservative government is building a naval base on top of a wealth of natural treasures — and it’s dead set on keeping environmentalists out of the discussion.

Environmentalists Miss Chance to Protest Base

Why are the organizers of the World Conservation Congress holding their meeting near the construction of a military base in South Korea that is destroying the environment?

South Korea Cracks Down on Dissent

The South Korean government used the National Security Law to suppress dissent in Jeju in 1948 and again today.

A Korean Spring?

All eyes are on North Korea after Kim Jong Il’s death. But the real changes are taking place in the South.

Occupy APEC with Aloha

APEC’s leaders are pushing more of the same in the Pacific — but civil society is pushing back.

    Why Women Must End the Korean War

    Korea Policy Institute | March 12, 2013

    Why Women Must End the Korean War

    Save Jeju Now | March 8, 2013

    Endangering Women Human Rights Defenders

    Protectionline | December 6, 2012

    Endangering Women Human Rights Defenders

    Protectionline | December 6, 2012

    Environmentalists Stifled in Jeju

    Korea Policy Institute | September 10, 2012

    Environmentalists Stifled in Jeju

    Sanctuary Asia | September 7, 2012

    A Korean Spring?

    Truthout | January 23, 2012

    The IMF’s Assault on Women

    YubaNet | May 24, 2011

    The IMF’s Assault on Women

    The East Texas Review | May 24, 2011