Convergence theory predicted that the world would become like Swedish social democracy. Why has the opposite happened?
Program host Jorge Gestoso interviews Manuel Pérez-Rocha about the current state of US-Latin American relations in light of the upcoming Summit of the Americas, slated later this week in Panama City.
A guiding light for a new generation of feminists and others who would challenge patriarchy, poverty, gender oppression, racism, and all the other inhumanities maintained by global capitalism
The Institute for Policy Studies’ Netfa Freeman moderates a session of the “Malcolm X Black Power Conference” that highlights the international struggle for reparations on the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Malcolm X.
Don’t miss an interactive diague on “why the fight must be for people-centered human rights” with IPS Associate Fellow, Ajamu Baraka visiting from Colombia, South America.
IPS’ John Cavanagh joins in a discussion with Congressman John Conyers, Jr. on International Human Rights Day.
As we focus on a particularly appalling human rights problem within its own context, we must remember the old labor slogan that ‘an injury to one is an injury to all.’
Now that former Guatemalan president Efrain Rios Montt has been convicted of genocide, it’s time for the “hegemonic puppeteer,” the United States, to be put on trial.
North Korea policymakers must look beyond the nuclear issue to consider the human rights of the population.
Thirty years after Rios Montt’s atrocities, U.S. military policy in Latin America remains a human rights disaster.
FPIF Co-director Emira Woods is moderating a panel at the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women 57th Session. The panel “War against Women and the pursuit of Peace and Justice”
One of the major problems plaguing the Balkans is impunity.
Archbishop Desmond Tutu, 21 others sign open letter to the justices
Open Letter to the Supreme Court, Signed by Desmond Tutu, Human Rights Leaders from 22 Countries: Uphold Voting Rights
We urge you to heed the United States Congress’s judgment that continued federal enforcement of the voting rights guaranty is appropriate and necessary.
The recent attack on a Bulgarian politician who champions immigrant rights wasn’t a clear-cut case of ultra-right nationalism.