- October 18, 2012
Wicked LocalVisit the publisher's website
The Middle East is undergoing an explosion of turmoil, but the United States is not at the center of it and has limited influence in shaping its outcomes, says Bennis.
“Let’s all take a deep breath and remember that it’s not always about us,” she wrote in a recent posting for the New Internationalism Project, which she directs at the Institute for Policy Studies, a Washington think tank.
- October 17, 2012
The Real News NetworkVisit the publisher's website
- October 12, 2012
Tavis Smiley Program, PBSVisit the publisher's website
"I think [Mitt Romney] is looking for a way to distinguish himself from President Obama's foreign policy, and since he doesn't have a significant difference in the actual policy prescriptions that he's calling for, what he's resorting to is simply saying, 'President Obama isn't tough enough. His rhetoric isn't firm enough. He's leading from behind instead of in front.' But when pressed, what would you actually do? He's given out policies that are really not that different."
- October 4, 2012
The Huffington Post features report “America Is Not Broke”Visit the publisher's website • See the report
Most importantly, nobody dared to breathe the truth, lest it actually get out -- America Is Not Broke.
That's right, the debate was an exercise in ridiculousness that produced no insight, no plan, no inspiration, no leadership, no truth. We are rich. We have enough money to put nutritious food on the tables of the one in five U.S. kids who are hungry and undernourished. We have enough money to help the laid-off moms and dads make ends meet until they get another job.
- October 1, 2012
Black Star NewsVisit the publisher's website
As Phyllis Bennis from the Institute for Policy Studies writes, the Israeli position is much more dangerous. “There is no accepted international definition of 'nuclear capability.' Usually it refers to some combination of access to enriched uranium or the ability to enrich uranium, and the scientific know-how to follow the how-to-build-a-nuke instructions that are pretty much all over the internet. Like every country that produces nuclear power Iran has all that.”
- September 28, 2012
RTVisit the publisher's website
I think his message was aimed much more at President Obama and the American people, as well as his own constituency back home, more than it was at Iran directly or the General Assembly as a whole. His prop, as you have defined it, is a rather cartoonish sort of grade-school level poster of a bomb. And he sort of used this funny language where he said – this is a bomb, this is a fuse.
- September 27, 2012
HuffPost LiveVisit the publisher's website
- September 26, 2012
RTVisit the publisher's website
- September 12, 2012
Pacific Sun features report “America Is Not Broke”Visit the publisher's website • See the report
- August 24, 2012
The Final CallVisit the publisher's website
“Elections are sometimes signs of hope. By themselves, elections don’t mean very much and I don’t think this one will mean very much,” opined Phyllis Bennis, director of the New Internationalism Project at the Institute for Policy Studies in Washington, D.C.