Pulling out of Israel’s illegal settlements, encouraged by a petition campaign in their home state of Vermont, is consistent with their history — and U.S. public opinion.Read more
Peace & Foreign Policy
To build peace, we must dislodge the economic and political foundations of war. IPS believes that a just foreign policy is based on human rights, international law, and diplomacy over military intervention.
Child molestation is a very real problem. But the far right is far more interested in demonizing women, homosexuals, and the transgender community.Read more
Bipartisan belligerence and spiraling Pentagon budgets threaten to undermine global climate action just when we need it most.Read more
Instead of resetting U.S. relations with Iran, Biden has mostly continued the course of aggression set by the Trump Administration.Read more
The right wing has attacked Gwen Berry for her Olympic trial protest. A North Korean defector has joined that chorus.Read more