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.
The U.S. must lead on nuclear disarmament. Instead, it’s doing the opposite.
Some senators say Biden’s social and climate bill costs too much, but comparing it to the military spending plan they just passed suggests otherwise.
Feeling bleak? Well, 2021 wasn’t all bad — here are a few astounding things ordinary people won at home and abroad.
The last decade saw democratization in El Salvador and brutal repression in Honduras. Suddenly, those trends appear to have reversed.
Congress just passed a $778 billion military budget, and failed to pass the Build Back Better plan that costs less than a quarter of that annually.
Russia is a leading carbon emitter and exporter. But change is afoot inside the country.
The end of the war in Afghanistan resulted not in a budget decrease, but more increases. Then Congress cut Build Back Better in half.
Here’s what Washington, Moscow, and Kyiv can do to avoid the next world war.
When it comes to concrete action, President Joe Biden has accepted and continued along his predecessor’s path.
Build Back Better and the National Defense Authorization Act represent diametrically opposed views of how to address the challenges of our time: a moral budget vs a war budget. Congress: Which side are you on?