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.
To End Poverty in the United States, End Militarism
Congress rarely links poverty to militarism, but that’s about to change.
The Pitfalls of U.S.-South Korean Economic Cooperation
Seoul and Washington should be working together to bring China on board for the kind of economic transformation that the planet so desperately needs.
Four Things to Know About Israel’s New ‘Change Coalition’
The new government — if it takes power at all — is united only around ousting Netanyahu. Here’s what that could mean.
Democracy: On the Precipice?
If we extrapolate from the current trend lines, democracy will be gone in a couple decades, melted away like the polar ice. But although down, democracy is not out.
Biden’s Unconscionable Military Budget
With the Afghanistan War finally ending, we shouldn’t squander our “peace dividend” on costly weapons or military bloat.
They’re Not Conservatives, They’re Extremists
By mislabelling the radical members of the Republican Party “conservative,” the mainstream media gives them a veneer of respectability.
There Is No “Border Crisis”
Discussing the border in nativist terms obscures the real crises that propel migrants to seek asylum in the United States.
What Is Joe Biden’s Israel Policy, Exactly?
The Biden administration thought it could muddle through with the usual pro-Israel platitudes, but rising awareness of Israeli apartheid is making that impossible.
Netanyahu Soldiers On
The only winner in the perennial confrontation between Israel and Hamas: Benjamin Netanyahu.
Understanding Israel’s Latest Attack on Gaza — and Who Benefits
Netanyahu’s political troubles — and an arms industry eager to battle test new wares on Gazans — may help explain the latest escalation of violence.