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.
PRESS ADVISORY: Global South Delegation on Energy Transition Visits European Capitals 29 May- 2 June, 2023
The delegation will hold public events, meet with policymakers and NGOs, and engage with members of the media in Berlin, Brussels, and London from May 29 to June 2, 2023.
Garbage In, Garbage CEO Windfalls Out
‘Waste management’ won’t help us confront climate change so long as corporate self-interest rules
How to Rapidly Reduce Fossil Fuel Use
Hint: rationing is a better approach than markets.
The Trouble With Taiwan
Wherever one stands on the independence vs. accommodation spectrum in Taiwan, everyone should agree that a U.S.-China war is in nobody’s interest.
Phyllis Bennis on Democracy Now Discussing the War in Ukraine and Israel’s Recent Attacks on Gaza
Phyllis Bennis spoke to Amy Goodman of Democracy Now! on May 9, 2023 about the United States’ role in Ukraine’s counter-offensive, and Israel’s recent attacks on Gaza
The U.S. Still Spends More on Its Military Than Over 144 Nations Combined
World military spending reached a new record high of $2.4 trillion in 2022, with the United States spending the most by far.
The U.S. Government’s Greatest Enemy
When it comes to U.S. security, Americans are more of a threat than the Chinese or the Russians.
Climate and Militarism Converges at Power Shift 2023
I co-lead a session at Power Shift 2023, during which we strategized how to untangle the links between militarism and the climate crisis.
REPORT: Sending Arms or Twisting Arms: The U.S. Role in the Ukraine War
This backgrounder explores the causes of the war in Ukraine and the actions of different actors in the conflict to date.
‘I Don’t Mind the Work’: An IPS Tribute to Harry Belafonte
IPS experts remember their time with the legendary activist, entertainer, and IPS board member.