Issues / Human Rights
Those with disabilities are more likely to be poor and jobless than those without, making Medicaid's expansion more important than ever.
A coalition of faith-based, human rights groups, and members of the Nigerian Diaspora in the United States will hold a vigil in Washington, DC in support of the abducted school girls of the Government Girls School in Chibok, Nigeria and to show solidarity with the families of the girls.
While Medicaid coverage may be expanding in some states, the program's funding for mental health care services remains at risk.
Women are joining together in creative ways to call for more sensible immigration policies.
Veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars are holding the U.S. government accountable for innocent victims on all sides of the fighting.
A year after the death of Hugo Chavez Frias, we take time to reflect about his life, his virtues and limitations, his public promises, achievements and unfinished work. Chavez was a bold thinker, uncompromising in his goal of constructing a new, just, economically productive Venezuela.
Emira Woods discusses the international community's concerns regarding the ongoing humanitarian crisis in the Central African Republic on Voice of America.
Phyllis Bennis reflects on the passing of Pete Seeger, renowned folk singer and activist.
How Dr. King would view this day and the need to move beyond GDP.
John Cavanagh, IPS Director, implores President Barack Obama to commute the sentences of the Cuban Five.