Phyllis Bennis joins Fire Drill Fridays to draw attention to the intricate connection between war, militarism, and the climate emergency.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.
When it comes to Ukraine, Trump has been manipulated as deftly as a mindless marionette. It’s going to cost him.Read more
But the climate crisis is the right’s Achilles heel.Read more
Cutting military spending would allow policymakers to prioritize programs like Medicare for all that improve the lives of average Americans. Here’s how we get there.Read more
His claims about wanting to “end endless US wars” are lies—but they’re effective, because the massive anti-war movement that we need is missing in action.Read more
In countries like Peru, extractive industries contract police to suppress Indigenous protesters and detain international observers — including me.Read more