Netanyahu’s political troubles — and an arms industry eager to battle test new wares on Gazans — may help explain the latest escalation of violence.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.
Corporations Should Not Have the Power to Undermine the Global Battle Against COVID-19
Even if governments agree to suspend patent protections for vaccines, corporations can fight back with expensive lawsuits.Read more
The Pentagon Increase Is the Size of the Entire CDC Budget
One of the most confounding decisions in the president’s budget request was the decision to increase the Pentagon and war budgets.Read more
Big news at IPS: Meet our next director, Tope Folarin
Starting May 24, our new executive director will be Tope Folarin. I couldn’t be happier about where we’re going.Read more
What’s up With the Herd?
The United States won’t achieve herd immunity because a significant portion of the herd is suffering from mad cow disease.Read more
The Latest From Jerusalem and Kabul
Phyllis Bennis discusses the latest developments in Jerusalem and Gaza, and the explosion at a girl’s school in Kabul, Afghanistan.Read more
Why Human Rights Watch Designating Israel’s Crimes as Apartheid Is a Very Big Deal
The report reflects the power of decades of work in defense of Palestinian rights.Read more
Immigrants to the Rescue
For countries facing a demographic crisis, immigrants are the answer.Read more
Does Biden Put His Money Where His Mouth Is On Climate?
Biden’s new climate commitment is the most ambitious in U.S. history, but still short of what science requires and movements demand.Read more
Reviewing President Biden’s First 100 Days
In his first 100 days, has President Biden fulfilled any of his campaign promises?Read more