IPS Fellow Phyllis Bennis is featured in this annual conference of The Center for Civic Engagement at Hofstra University under this year’s theme, “Wars of the World.”
IPS senior scholar Maude Barlow talks about and signs her new book on “Protecting Water and People and the Planet Forever.”
Indian dams threaten Pakistani water sources.
The author of Tropic of Chaos talks about India, China, and the mentality of the armed lifeboat.
Christian Parenti’s new book looks at the intersection of climate change and conflict.
Instead of children, imagine if AIPAC members asked the Haggadah questions.
Palestine, centrally significant to the Arab world, stands every chance of being the locus of the democracy movement.
Experts describe Ivory Coast (Cote d’Ivoire) as Africa’s biggest news story of 2010. Its disputed November 28 run-off and its tense aftermath constitute a secondary crisis. This situation was indeed born out of unresolved primary Ivorian dilemmas and crises: the epicenter of FranceAfrique or French neocolonialism across Africa. Global capital, neoliberalism and foreign economic domination are the price of “stable” dictatorship.
Democrats push through yet another anti-Palestinian resolution.
Wildfires, like conflicts between states, are fast, dynamic and fierce.
Does President Obama have enough political capital to lead the Middle-East peace process?
The three water crises dwindling freshwater supplies, inequitable access to water and the corporate control of water pose the greatest threat of our time to the planet and to our survival.
All this talk of peace runs straight up against the major increases in military spending and the acquisition of ever more sophisticated weaponry.
Artist and Director of the Center for Contemporary Art in Pristina Albert Heta debates the political and social consequences of art in times of conflict.
The failure of multi-party talks over Kosovo’s independence has many bracing for further conflict in southeastern Europe. But the region is finding ways to negotiate conflict without violence.