Nationalism and internationalism are conducting an uncivil war, and humanity is being tested like Job.
Western observers want to blame India for the failure of the UN climate talks. Not so fast.
This problem of rogue actors has long bedeviled the United Nations. But the rise of right-wing populists who insist on their sovereign right to do whatever they please poses an additional challenge to the international community.
The factors that drive displacement are often complex, but welcoming refugees isn’t.
Even before the next Congress and administration take office, the 2020 election will have enormous consequences.
Malaysian economist Martin Khor was one of the world’s leading advocates of policies to reduce economic disparities within and between nations.
The United Nations might be fading, but this new report deserves a bright spotlight.
IPS honors World Refugee Day with a reception and book signing for our board member Noura Eraka and her newly published book on “Law and the Question of Palestine.”
An historic panel discussion about the Horn of Africa uniting in the United Nations General Assembly to support lifting sanctions against Eritrea.
Speaking at the Alworth Center for Peace and Justice, Phyllis Bennis presents on Palestine-Israel, human rights, and the U.S.’s role in the region.
When addressing the UN General Assembly, president Trump painted Saudi Arabia and the UAE as “good neighbors” trying to help end a destructive civil war in Yemen. And that wasn’t even the biggest lie in his speech.
He consistently expressed a powerful concern for poverty and human rights—but he often succumbed to US power and domination.
Trump’s new advisor has a long history of embracing war with a disdain for diplomacy.
It’s about propping up “besieged majorities” in multiethnic countries.
The recent vote at the UN reflects the profound global antagonism that the Trump administration has caused and indeed embraced