Brown Bag: Revolution In The Air

Brown Bag: Revolution In The Air

An intimate sit down with author Max Elbaum to discuss his book that is the first in-depth study of the long march of the US New Left after 1968 on, and a discussion of a then and now’ compare and contrast of what it might mean for today.

Great Decisions: The Waning of Pax Americana

Great Decisions: The Waning of Pax Americana

IPS Fellow Phyllis Bennis will speak on how the post-World War II relative peace in the powerful countries of the global north never meant peace for the rest of the world and implications under Trump.

Donald Trump: Jerusalem is Off Negotiating Table

US President Donald Trump has reiterated that the issue of Jerusalem is off the negotiating table after his decision to declare the city as the capital of Israel and move the US embassy to the holy city from Tel Aviv. “By taking Jerusalem off the table I wanted to make it clear that Jerusalem is the capital […]

Trump and Jerusalem: Will His “hard power” Realism Backfire Bigly?

Clarity is preferable to ambiguity even when the clear picture is grim. So I have found in many circumstances, and so I find it now that President Trump declares his intention to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and, in all likelihood, move the United States embassy there from Tel Aviv. It is a monumentally miscalculated […]

Dozens of progressive groups warn Congress: Trump is a bomb threat

In an open letter to members of Congress, more than 35 progressive advocacy organizations — including Greenpeace, CREDO, Indivisible, UltraViolet and others representing more than 10 million Americans — warn that Donald Trump’s unrestricted ability to launch nuclear weapons  poses a significant risk to global security and that Congress must no longer abdicate its responsibility […]

Thousands of Palestinians Take to Streets for Fourth Consecutive Friday to Denounce Trump’s Jerusalem Move

For the fourth consecutive Friday, thousands of Palestinians took to the streets of the occupied territories to protest U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. An estimated 4,000 Palestinians took part in marches across the Gaza Strip and the West Bank, and according to AFP, more than 50 were wounded by Israeli gunfire. […]

In New Security Plan, Trump Hits Out at Russia and China

Donald Trump unveiled a new “America First” national security strategy that promised to prioritize US economic interests and named China and Russia as “competition” that threaten to harm the country’s security. The Trump administration unveiled its national security strategy on Monday, vowing to put the interests of American citizens first on a range of issues, including “combating terrorism”, […]

World Condemnation and ‘Days of Rage’ Begin Ahead of Trump Jerusalem Announcement

With U.S. President Donald Trump set to recognize Jerusalem as the Israeli capital on Wednesday—a move denounced by the Palestinian envoy to Britain as “declaration of war” against Muslims—thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of Gaza and the West Bank overnight to burn American flags and images of Trump as part of “three days of rage” declared […]

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