During the Cold War, the CIA did just the kind of meddling in foreign elections it’s accusing Russia of doing today — and more.
A war-monger like General Mattis doesn’t make for a thoughtful secretary of defense, Phyllis Bennis tells MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell.
As America braces itself for the landfall of Hurricane Trump, it’s instructive to look at Europe’s populist leaders for clues to our future.
Unchecked, private foundations can become blocks of concentrated unaccountable power with considerable clout in shaping our laws and culture.
Let the next four years of antipolitics begin.
The strength of our civic life depends on what we do outside elections.
A discussion on democracy in Africa and in the global south, the “Black Lives Matter Movement” and the state of panafricanism and internationalism.
After Seven Years and Millions of Dollars, Decision Announced in Pac Rim Mining Company vs. El Salvador
Coalition of Groups State “There Are No Winners,” Investor-State Arbitration Subverts Democracy
Under deals like the TPP, countries that might otherwise have curtailed corporate activities won’t do so, simply out of fear of being sued by multinational corporations.
Should we rethink the way voters weigh in directly on matters of national security and international relations?
The rise of Trump-esque politicians all over the world is a result of cultural, economic, and political backlashes that are helping these illiberal populists win.
Looking for a place to escape from President Trump? You’re running out of options.
IPS scholars James Early and Netfa Freeman talk about how new diplomatic relations with Cuba give us a chance to see the response from the Cuban people and move forward in the battle to end the embargo.
In the second issues of the International Review of Contemporary Law, dedicated to the 70th Anniversary of the United Nations Charter, Phyllis Bennis writes about the Paris climate talks, the UN, terrorism, and the global war on terror.
Underfunding the IRS helps the very wealthy at the expense of the middle and working class. So why do we do it?