IPS joins Busboys & Poets and Teaching for Change bookstore in welcoming author Laura Gottesdiener for her first book about “Black America and the Fight for a Place to Call Home.”
Why is the Obama administration pressing Europeans to increase military spending? And what should it matter to Washington if Britain remains in the EU?
Join IPS and DC Community Cinema for a film that includes the story of a factory worker training for a non-union job that pays a third of her former wage and that she must land before unemployment benefits expire.
As our global economic and ecological crises converge, neither neoliberalism nor Keynesianism can cure what ails us.
Join IPS for this talk and book signing, featuring IPS Fellow Chuck Collins, author of 99 to 1: How Wealth Inequality Is Wrecking the World and What We Can Do About It.
The Occupy Movement has significantly expanded the space for discourse on inequality, as demonstrated by who is invited to testify at this hearing of the Senate Committee on The Budget.
Austerity packages and job cuts have not solved lack of consumer confidence in the Latvian banking system or financial officials.
Please join us for an interactive online webinar about tips for organizing a Resilience Circle or Common Security Club. Resilience Circles are a small group approach to building individual and community resilience during difficult economic times.
In this segment from The Big Picture, Sam Pizzigatti tells Thom Hartmann what lesson President Obama can learn from past presidents to get this economy working again for everyone, and not just the richest one percent.
From the makers of Beyond Elections, this new feature-length documentary takes us across the country amidst the economic collapse, to the grassroots solutions in the hands of the people.
On September 15, 2008, the United States fell into the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression. The same day filmmakers Sílvia Leindecker and Michael Fox set out on a trip around the country to ask the “American” people what they had to say about it.
We shouldn’t have to face harsh economic realities all alone. Increasingly people are coming together in small groups known by various names: common security clubs, mutual aid groups, resilience circles, and unemployed support groups. Come learn about these new groups in Seattle
Join us to discuss the economic system meltdown, building a “New Economy,” and a local response for personal and community resilience with Common Security Clubs.
In nuclear energy, as in economics and security issues, Japan has engaged in some seriously risky business.
There are still places in the world where folks from across the political spectrum can have a rational discussion about fair taxation.
Noam Chomsky and Phyllis Bennis will discuss the current wars and the forces driving them. They will examine together the implications of the economic crisis and the right-wing resurgence for new initiatives by the peace movement. Following their conversation, there will be time for brief comments and questions from the audience.