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.
In the past, crises with Russia have led to landmark agreements. The Biden administration should take that opportunity today.
The Biden administration’s first year was a major course correction after Trump. But U.S. foreign policy needs transformation, not restoration.
Changing our budget priorities is key to repairing these harms.
Foreign agent laws in Russia, El Salvador, and elsewhere threaten the entire international edifice of laws and institutions that support the right to dissent.
On MLK Day this year, it’s worth remembering not just King’s sharp diagnosis of American society’s ills, but also his prescription for transformative social change.
King looked beyond our borders — not only at injustice, but how people worked together to end it. It’s an example we need today.
Even small increases in the price of gas can generate protests, like in Kazakhstan. But actually, we’re not paying anywhere near enough for gas.
Can those who advocate hitting the brakes on economic growth get their message across before it’s too late?
One year after the January 6 insurrection, is the United States on the verge of break-up?
The Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II and Phyllis Bennis discuss the life and legacy of the South African archbishop.