63 million Nigerian people lack access to clean and safe water

As the world celebrates the World Water Day this Tuesday, an international agency Oxfam, says access to safe water and sanitation by Nigerians remains a major challenge, affecting mostly women. Nigeria has about 39 percent of her population still lacking access to safe or clean water sources. … Read the full article on CCTV America’s […]

Cuba: Hope and Change?

Cuba: Hope and Change?

Cuba stands at a historic crossroads: playground for the rich or isolated Communist backwater. Can it find a third path?

Berta Cáceres, Presente!

Berta Cáceres, Presente!

The legendary activist dedicated her struggles to martyrs in the fights against exploitation and imperialism. Now she’s become one herself.

Voices With Vision International Women’s Day Interview with Domenica Ghanem

On 2016’s International Women’s Day the radio program Voices With Vision on WPFW 89.3 FM, Washington DC, among other programming, featured an audio mixed interview with the young and insightful IPS Communications Assistant, Domenica Ghanem. The interview, featuring a spoken word piece by The Phillestines, was based on Domenica’s recent article “Some Questions for the […]

Are We Incapable of Ending Wars?

Are We Incapable of Ending Wars?

In a world awash with weak states, powerful weapons, and crumbling institutions, conflicts can easily continue for generations — and perhaps never end.

‘The Sense That Everybody Thought They Had WMDs Is a Total Fantasy’

The Iraq invasion is a good example of Faulkner’s line about the past not even being past. Claims about the lead-up to the calamitous 2003 attack, who believed what and when, and even claims about the war’s impact on the course of Iraq and US history resurface repeatedly in US political discourse, including in the […]

Darkness at High Noon in Korea

Darkness at High Noon in Korea

South Korea severed its last important economic link with the North, as governments on both sides of the DMZ extinguish what little remained of the “sunshine era” of engagement.