Archive: Press Releases

Global Day of Action on Military Spending: April 12

Actions will include a protest in front of the White House at noon.

Japan’s Nuclear Emergency: Media Briefing

Peter Bradford, Robert Alvarez, Erich Pica, and Dr. Jeffrey Patterson addressed Japan’s nuclear emergency with the media.

Expert Available: Robert Alvarez on Japan’s Nuclear Emergency

Robert Alvarez is available for interviews about Japan’s nuclear emergency.

DC Film Premiere Will Depict Terrorism No One Speaks Of

“Will the Real Terrorist Please Stand Up” addresses a terrorism campaign against Cuba orchestrated from U.S. soil, with complicity from the U.S. government.

Statement on Libya

Governments with ties to the Libyan regime should immediately sever all military ties, withholding any military equipment that may be in the pipeline.

Activists in More than 20 Countries Urge G20 Leaders to Tax Speculators

IPS Global Economy and climate experts are available for comment.

Labor Rights Advocates Congratulate Bridgestone/Firestone Workers in Liberia on Award from U.S. Dept. of Labor

Union representing rubber workers receives award for work to end child labor.

Two Big Errors Plague Budget Reporting

President Obama’s proposed budget offers no real cuts to the Pentagon, and further spreads the divide between Defense and State Departments spending.

Corporate Lobby Groups Issue Weak Attack on Economists Who Support Capital Control Flexibility

IPS and GDAE rebut U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Business Roundtable, and other big business critics against capital controls.

Highlighting New Issues in Ending Violence Against Women; More Women Afraid To Come Forward And Access Services

Congressional leaders will participate in ad-hoc hearing examining violence against immigrant women this Thursday on Capitol Hill.

Mas de 250 Economistas llaman a Reformas que Permitan Controles de Capital

En una carta entregada el 31 de enero, más de 250 economistas hacen un llamado urgente al gobierno de Obama para que reforme las reglas de comercio de los Estados Unidos que restringen el uso de controles de capital.

More than 250 Economists Call for Trade Reforms to Allow Capital Controls

While no panacea, they are legitimate policy tools for preventing and mitigating financial crises.

Esteemed DC Writer-Activist Supports Social Justice on His 60th Birthday

A celebration will take place on Saturday Nov. 20, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Busboys & Poets 5th and K street location.

Experts Available: UN Advisory Group on Climate Finance Report

Recommendations downplay role of public finance and rely too much on private finance.

G20: IPS Experts Available for Comment

183 organizations representing more than 200 million citizens urge G20 leaders to “listen to the people, not the banks.”