Issues / Government & Politics
Can video games crowdsource more democratic solutions to the world's problems?
Hundreds of thousands of young immigrants are being shut out of affordable health insurance.
Key to the normalization of U.S.-Cuba relations was the release of three members of the Cuban 5, which IPS public scholars have been advocating for many years.
As funding for military contracts shrinks, major defense contractors have started to edge their way into the business of implementing health care reform.
We asked two veterans of UN climate talks to cut through the jargon and tell us what’s new and trending at this year’s summit in Lima, Peru.
Lawmakers and military administrators are shifting baseline funding to the Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO) budget, which is exempt from mandatory cuts.
"Here we are in the middle of a climate crisis, and we have investor lawsuits against governments over policies to encourage renewable energy," says Sarah Anderson at a UN preparatory event for the Financing for Development summit.
A few Americans are held hostage by al-Qaeda. The rest of us are held hostage by the U.S. overreliance on military force.
Ferguson put the U.S.' racial apartheid on the global stage.
Corporations are increasingly using investment and trade agreements — specifically, the investor-state dispute settlement provisions in them — to sue governments.