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.
President Trump flipped a longtime anti-Semitic trope on its head, saying Jews who vote for Democrats are disloyal, not to the United States, but to Israel.
The episode may have laid the foundation for a deeper critique of the Trump-Netanyahu partnership, and of U.S. policy toward Israel and Palestine.
Jim Zogby and Phyllis Bennis discuss the Trump-Netanyahu dynamic, the diminishing power of AIPAC, and the political battle against Rep. Omar and Rep. Tlaib.
Some economists worry the world has passed “peak globalization.” But that could be good for the planet.
Even if Trump manages to end the war in Afghanistan, he’s fueling other wars that will be even more devastating.
Yemeni Americans organizing against the war hope more Muslim organizations will use their platforms to end to the world’s worst humanitarian disaster.
The party’s assault on “globalists” and “cosmopolitans” pushes against internationalism when it’s needed most.
The defense of Palestinian rights has become more acceptable and accusations of anti-Semitism have become more sparing in the mainstream media, despite the House’s recent resolution against the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement.
Is China or the Green New Deal the Answer to Climate Change?
The military industrial complex is costly and inefficient. It’s time to cut the defense budget and end its wasteful practices.