Many suggest two options for U.S. handling of ISIS — go to war or do nothing — the same choice offered by George W. Bush in regards to the Iraq War.
An innovative new tax could fund climate transition and help rebuild the social safety net. So why is the White House knocking it?
The debate over defense spending isn’t what it looks like.
This Mother’s Day, I’m thankful that I didn’t grow up having nightmares about my mom getting deported.
Obama’s no peace president, but he’s won important diplomatic victories. Will they survive the 2016 election?
Hillary Clinton would probably stick with his counterproductive energy policies.
President Obama’s requests from Congress to authorize the use of military force against the Islamic State. Phyllis Bennis joins MSNBC’s The Last Word to discuss the authorization and Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to Congress.
The Obama administration wants a rubber stamp on its unwise, unlimited, and unauthorized new war in the Middle East. It shouldn’t get it.
Boosting the Pentagon’s budget amounts to robbing domestic programs we desperately need.
The rules are stacked against most of us.
Join the Institute for Policy Studies, and Alliance for Justice for a reception with sneek previewing of the film about lawyer, writer, art lover and South African freedom fighter, Albie Sachs.
John Kerry may have just accidentally earned himself a Nobel Peace Prize.
Joint Statement by Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. and Phyllis Bennis: “Forceful Diplomacy, Not Military Force” in Syria
Today we have the possibility to turn the threat of war around. There is renewed hope that the global community can make that turn now, today.
A weekly roundup of what IPS personalities are talking about.
An open statement by the Africa Advocacy Network is critical of the Obama Administration’s policy toward Africa and calls for a new approach to trade and investment, militarization, agriculture and land policy, and more in the region.