Peace and 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.
Western observers want to blame India for the failure of the UN climate talks. Not so fast.
The victory of Xiomara Castro in Honduras is a sign that region is ready to exit its lost decade.
Este año, IPS honró a las defensoras y los defensores de territorio hondureños Afro-Indígenas, OFRANEH, con nuestro Premio Internacional LM de Derechos Humanos. Todavía estamos celebrando su resistencia.
This year, IPS honored the Afro-Indigenous Honduran land defenders OFRANEH with our International LM Human Rights Award. We’re still celebrating their resiliency.
The Pentagon now claims no wrongdoing in a parting drone attack that killed seven children. International law and basic morality demands real accountability.
At some point, governments will start using more sticks than carrots to break our deadly dependence on fossil fuels. How will humanity respond?
We all think that climate change is somebody else’s problem. We have to be persuaded otherwise.
Europe is ahead of much of the world in combining decarbonization with an equitable shift to clean energy. And it’s still not enough.
Congressional paralysis, voter suppression, and widespread political polarization all suggest that American democracy is far from exemplary.
Democrats are slashing the Build Back Better bill from $3.5 trillion to $1.75 trillion over ten years. Meanwhile, Pentagon contractors have received $3.4 trillion over the past decade.