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.
The wealthy rob governments of at least $200 billion a year in lost tax revenues. It’s time to force them to pay up.
This problem of rogue actors has long bedeviled the United Nations. But the rise of right-wing populists who insist on their sovereign right to do whatever they please poses an additional challenge to the international community.
The fact that India is well on its way to full-fledged authoritarianism hasn’t factored into the Biden administration’s approach to the “world’s largest democracy.”
Today’s voting rights and economic justice advocates must apply two key lessons from the courageous activists of a half-century ago.
More than 140 historians ranked past American presidents. If not for Trump, Bush’s ranking would have nosedived.
If Congress doesn’t crack down on military contractor pay, the White House should.
The military stood up to Donald Trump. Who will now stand up to the military?
Trump didn’t just tie his successor’s hands. He handcuffed them to the throttle of a runaway train.
First, Washington needs to stop killing people. Next, we have to challenge our nation’s assumptions and priorities.
The U.S. has spent over $21 trillion on wars, the military, and the national security state since 9/11. That money should have been used for health care, climate, jobs, and education.