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.
When you give everyone a chunk of change, does it really change their lives and their communities?
Why are we concerned about humiliating mass murderers?
In real life, plowing money into shiny fighter jets while Americans struggle and the climate burns makes us less safe.
Improving relations with China could lower inflation, isolate Vladimir Putin, and accelerate the transition to a clean energy future.
The war in Ukraine must end with a defeat of Putinism.
Far from being the “alternative to detention” it’s sold as, e-carceration is booming right alongside a growing number of immigrant detention beds.
A renewed JCPOA provides a way to avoid the threat of war that would arise should Iran at some point move toward nuclear capability.
If our tax dollars are furnishing the weapons that kill journalists and other innocents, that’s not just an international crime — it’s against U.S. law, too.
Neither the formerly non-aligned of Europe nor the currently non-aligned of the Global South are interested in furthering Vladimir Putin’s imperial ambitions.
Racism lowers the floor for how all people are treated. But it’s not too late to change.