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.
In a new analysis for the Costs of War project at the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs at Brown University, IPS Associate Fellow Miriam Pemberton lays out a case for a transition from a militarized to a decarbonized economy.
There are several reasons to be optimistic, from repairing the ozone layer to combating COVID.
So much for conspiracy theories about Jews controlling the world. We can’t even get together to control the outcome of the war in Ukraine.
The five detainees include leaders of the campaign that won the world’s first metals mining ban in 2017 — a ban the cash-strapped government may be moving to overturn.
IPS joins an international coalition condemning the assassination of environmental leaders in Honduras.
251 Organizations from 29 countries call on Salvadoran government to drop the charges against leading Water Defenders arrested on January 11
Organizaciones internacionales piden al gobierno salvadoreño que retire los cargos contra Defensores del Agua detenidos el 11 de enero [TEXTO EN ESPAÑOL ABAJO]
The Ukraine Solidarity Network believes that the victims of aggression have every right to defend themselves and should receive the support of those who support national self-determination and justice.
Institute for Policy Studies calls on Salvadoran government to release from prison leading Water Defenders arrested on January 11
Hundreds of groups around the world worked with the Salvadoran Water Defenders in the successful campaign to save the country’s rivers from toxic gold mining. They join in demanding the release of the five Water Defenders and to allow them to await their trial in their community.
House Republicans, Euroskeptics, Vladimir Putin, and Jair Bolsonaro are the agents of a new kind of political disorder that parallels the chaos of failing states, economic catastrophe, and climate disasters.
Having fought for labor rights under a dictatorship, the Brazilian president once again faces a violent far-right movement bent on blocking his pro-worker, pro-democracy agenda.