Issues / justice
Punitive school policies are funneling children – especially African-Americans – out of the classroom and into jail cells.
The pontiff had compassionate words for the incarcerated. Will that message be heard by those paid to oversee their safety and security?
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.
Are hedge funds a financial service or a racket?
In a tough economy with dwindling social supports, children of privilege have a bigger head start than ever.
Central Europe has become an Apartheid region where Roma and non-Roma inhabit increasingly separate and decidedly unequal worlds.
And we finally have a nation that's taking that reality to heart.
Now that former Guatemalan president Efrain Rios Montt has been convicted of genocide, it's time for the "hegemonic puppeteer," the United States, to be put on trial.
For social change, slow and steady may win the race.
How transnational corporations use trade and investment treaties as powerful tools in disputes over oil, mining, and gas. / Como las empresas mineras transnacionales utilizan las reglas de los acuerdos de inversión y de comercio como poderosos instrumentos a su favor en las disputas por el petróleo, la minería y el gas.