Issues / Human Rights
IPS holds its 38th annual awards ceremony honoring Robin Reineke, the Mesoamerican Initiative of Women Human Rights Defenders, and Juan E. Méndez.
As more European governments line up to recognize a Palestinian state, Israel (and the U.S.) look more isolated than ever.
A video message from President Bachelet presented at the 38th Annual Letelier-Moffitt Awards
Hundreds of protesters recently gathered at the World Bank to shame a gold mining firm’s shakedown of one of Central America’s poorest countries.
The Institute for Policy Studies is proud to showcase this poem dedicated to the people's struggle in Ferguson, MO, collectively written by poets of the D.C., Maryland, Virginia metropolitan area using a process described as a potluck process. Enjoy.
Some Republicans want to end an Obama directive that lets undocumented teens and young adults temporarily work, study, and live legally in the United States.
In a flagrant violation of international law, Israel's assault on Gaza has killed hundreds of civilians and devastated civilian infrastructure.
Phyllis Bennis delves into the context of the Israel-Gaza conflict, addressing how the history of Israeli occupation fits into the current assault, what the U.S.' role in the crisis is, and possible chances for a ceasefire.
A two-year-old executive order has helped thousands of undocumented young people plan for their future, but their plans could be erased with the stroke of a pen.
Undocumented immigrants who arrive as children may be well into their 40s before they get a green card.