State of the Dream 2009

State of the Dream 2009

Dedrick Muhammad and the Institute for Policy Studies have once again partnered with United For A Fair Economy for the “State of the Dream 2009: The Silent Depression.”

A Sensible Plan for Recovery

A Sensible Plan for Recovery

Americans recognize the need to act on our current crisis but detest the idea that ordinary taxpayers should bear the brunt of bailing out the kingpins of Wall Street.

Beyond the Drug War

The Obama administration should take advantage of promising new trends in Latin America to seek more effective and more humane drug control policies both at home and abroad.

Skewed Priorities

Skewed Priorities

The approximately $4.1 trillion that the United States and European governments have committed to bail out financial firms is 40 times the money they’re spending to fight climate and poverty crises in the developing world.

Engaging Pyongyang on Human Rights

Serious economic engagement with North Korea can help improve the human rights situation in one of the bleakest parts of the globe.

Talking Points: Economic Meltdown

The following document is a series of talking points, in an easy-to-read question-and-answer format, on the key questions being discussed today about the global economic meltdown.

Collateral Damage

Collateral Damage

“Collateral damage” is a euphemism used by U.S. military officials to mask large levels of death and destruction. This report uncovers its true meaning.

Dirty is the New Clean

A Critique of the World Bank’s Strategic Framework for Development and Climate Change.