The New Age of Protest

The New Age of Protest

People are hitting the streets to protest government inaction, repression, and corruption. Does that mean democracy is in trouble or stronger than ever?

Americans Thank Latin American Countries for Offering Asylum to Whistleblower Edward Snowden, Say to Justice Department: Stop Illegal NSA Spying and Hands Off Edward Snowden

The Institute for Policy Studies will join a coalition of groups which are coming together for a march and rally to thank to the Latin American countries that have offered asylum to Edward Snowden, protest NSA’s surveillance of Americans and foreigners, and protest the Justice Department’s campaign to prevent Snowden from being granted asylum.

February 15, 2003. The Day the World Said No to War.

February 15, 2003. The Day the World Said No to War.

Our movement changed history. While we did not prevent the Iraq war, the protests proved its clear illegality, demonstrated the isolation of the Bush administration policies, helped prevent war in Iran, and inspired a generation of activists.

VIDEO: World Bank Protest, Pacific Rim v. El Salvador

On December 15, 2011, a number of civil society groups came together to oppose the World Bank tribunal that is deciding the case Pacific Rim v. El Salvador, a case that may set a precedent for future tribunals and chart a devastating course for El Salvador.

Multitudes in the Streets

Multitudes in the Streets

The failure of neoliberalism stares us in the face as tens of millions of jobless despair, millions of homeless seek shelter, and thousands take to the streets to protest.