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.
If nuclear war comes, it will happen because of a calculation or miscalculation by India or Pakistan.
Trump’s FY2020 Budget Request Bloats Militarized Spending — and Slashes Programs Humans Actually Need
While funding for the Pentagon and nuclear weapons programs soars, investment in the Department of Education and Veteran’s Affairs plummet.
Phyllis Bennis joins Amy Goodman of Democracy Now! to discuss the recent media firestorm involving Rep. Ilhan Omar, as well as questions about anti-Semitism and Islamophobia.
Several members of Congress have weighed in on comments made by Rep. Ilhan Omar. The problem is, in their outrage, they were misrepresenting what she said. We’ve got the transcript.
Pro-Israel politicians don’t speak for young Jews like me. They shouldn’t pretend to.
Democrats to vote on anti-semitism resolution in response to false accusation against Ilhan Omar.
I’m Jewish and have worked against anti-Semitism for decades. I was sitting a few feet from Omar at Busboys & Poets and I heard nothing—nothing—that smacked of anti-Semitism, overt or coded or otherwise.
Despite the failed summit, relations between the U.S. and North Korea are much better than they were 18 months ago.
Bad-faith smears of Omar and many others are being used to crush Palestinian rights, undermine social movements and divert attention from real anti-Semitism.
Supporting freedom of movement isn’t just the right thing to do. It’s a political winner for the left.