Issues / Human Rights
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.
Rene Gonzalez, the only member of the Cuban Five to be released from prison since their arrest in 1998 was interviewed by IPS' Netfa Freeman at the 9th International Colloquium for the Freedom of the Five and Against Terrorism held in Holguín, Cuba,
"The treatment of Khobragade during her arrest raises serious concerns for us and for our international allies, but it is our belief this cannot be used as an excuse to ignore the deeper questions raised by the case," said Tiffany Williams, Institute for Policy Studies.