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.
Trump Puts the Fossil Fuel Industry’s Bottom Line Over the American People
Trump is trying to pit jobs against the climate, but we can have economic growth and protect the environment, Janet Redman tells the Real News Network.
U.S. Anti-war, Climate Justice, Racial Justice, Women’s, Immigrant Rights, Economic Justice Movement Leaders All Oppose Trump’s $54 Billion Increase in Pentagon Budget
The broad-based #No$54BillionforWar Campaign includes city-based resolutions against increased military spending
El Salvador Votes for Water over Gold
After a 12-year struggle, Salvadoran lawmakers voted to ban mining for metals.
The History of Taxes, in One Mega-Rich Family
The Rockefellers saw their wealth slimmed down by taxes—but it grew back.
Under Trump, the U.S. May Now Be Killing More Civilians Than Russia
With mass-casualty events from Raqqa to Mosul, some think the U.S. military is scrapping rules designed to protect innocents.
My Autistic Child Isn’t ‘Diseased’
Instead of trying to “cure” autism, we should focus on creating a friendlier, more respectful environment.
Escalating Casualties in Mosul Cannot Be Blamed on the Fog of War
Civilians in Iraq, Syria, and Yemen won’t survive to cheer the removal of ISIS if they’re killed by the same bombs, IPS Middle East expert Phyllis Bennis told Rising Up with Sonali.
White House Declares War On Earth’s Atmosphere
But states are moving independent of the administration to protect us from a climate catastrophe.
More Secretary of State Email Trouble? This Time It’s Rex Tillerson
Rex Tillerson used an email alias when he was the CEO of Exxon. Now, reports have emerged that those emails were used to cover up Tillerson’s communications about climate change.
More Americans Are Drowning Financially in Underwater Nation
20% of Americans have zero or negative net worth—and that number is growing.