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.
What Benjamin Netanyahu’s Successful Re-Election Means for Palestinians
There’s growing concern over what Netanyahu’s victory means for the possibility of a two-state solution as a resolution to the Israel-Palestinian conflict.
World Gives America One Year to Stop Trump or Face Sanctions
[Satire] UN: “We recommend that Americans sentence all top-ranking officials of the Trump administration to a decade of picking up trash along America’s highways.”
For Military Contractors, Tax Day is Pay Day
Lockheed Martin’s CEO took home $20 million while enlisted soldiers got just $20,000. Why? Because corporations have hijacked the military.
Examining NATO’s Legacy After 70 Years
Tensions between the U.S. and their NATO allies were on full display last week, leading to questions about the strength of the alliance.
Tax Day 2019: Where Your Personal Income Taxes Were Spent in 2018
How Enriching the 1% Widens the Racial Wealth Divide
A Dangerous Precedent: US Recognition of Israel’s Annexation of the Syrian Golan
Trump’s decision to recognize Israeli control over the Golan Heights has caused waves in the international community.
Phyllis Bennis On AIPAC, Golan Heights and Israel
Netanyahu is up for re-election, and Donald Trump gave him a boost earlier this month when he announced that the United States will recognize the Golan Heights as Israeli territory, a move that is illegal according to international law.
Mueller, Russiagate, and the 2020 Elections
The only true magic bullet in this case is the collective determination of all Americans who still believe in decency and democracy.
Russia Was Never the Real Scandal
Collusion with corporations has always been hiding in plain sight. It takes real people to fight that — not an elite prosecutor.
Centrist liberalism is dead, and Trump is a disaster. But progressives can use what he’s done to remake America and its place in the world.