First, Washington needs to stop killing people. Next, we have to challenge our nation’s assumptions and priorities.
The U.S. has spent over $21 trillion on wars, the military, and the national security state since 9/11. That money should have been used for health care, climate, jobs, and education.
Congresswoman Barbara Lee in conversation with Democracy Now’s Amy Goodman, as well as the Institute for Policy Studies’ Tope Folarin, the Friends Committee on National Legislation’s Diane Randall, and Win Without War’s Stephen Miles.
For just a fraction of what we’ve spent on militarization these last 20 years, we could start to make life much better.
The 9/11 attacks were a surprise. The response wasn’t.
In the days after 9/11, IPS convened scores of allies to express our grief — and to speak out against the rush to war.
The human and economic costs of Donald Rumsfeld’s wars are staggering.
A personal recollection on the day that launched the Iraq War — and its lessons for us 18 years later.
We must end the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and the next time our leaders argue for the necessity of war, it’s up to us to resist.
By putting such a sinister face on it, Trump might have finally inspired lawmakers to rein in America’s post-9/11 war machine.
If we take the time to get to know one another, we’ll find that we don’t have to live in fear.
Nuclear power plants are already rife with operational safety issues. Now security questions render them unacceptably perilous, too.
Our wildly inflated fear of terrorism is a self-fulfilling prophecy.
The Institute for Policy Studies teams up with Naked Edge Films other co-sponsors on a screening about three National Security whistleblowers who fought to reveal the darkest corners of America’s war on terror, challenging a government that is increasingly determined to maintain secrecy.
Join us for a conversation between IPS Fellow, Phyllis Bennis and Victoria Brittain, as they discuss Brittain’s new book, followed by a signing.