Resilience Circles help communities recover from extreme weather, disasters, and outages
With many Americans only recently recovered from extreme weather, transportation challenges, and power and communications outages, some explore ways to strengthen local circles of support.
World Bank Tribunal Ruling in El Salvador Mining Case Undermines Democracy
IPS Director John Cavanagh will participate in a protest outside the Vancouver headquarters of Pacific Rim today.
Response: Fox News' Bill O'Reilly Thrusts the Institute for Policy Studies into the Spin Zone
Director of IPS is “grateful” for opportunity to showcase “proud history of public scholarship”
Expert Available: Robert Alvarez offers line-by-line analysis of nuclear provisions in defense bill
Robert Alvarez offers a detailed analysis of the actios and impacts of sections relating to nuclear weapons in the National Defense Authorization Act for 2013.
Japanese Parliamentarian Kuniko Tanioka briefs press and NGOs on Fukushima nuclear station, worsening situation, and what has gone underreported from Japan
Japanese Parliamentarian Ms. Kuniko Tanioka is one of the few Japanese politicians willing to speak out publicly and critically on the Fukushima nuclear meltdowns and her government’s response to it. She is joined by Robert Alvarez, IPS senior scholar, in a briefing on Fukushima to occur May 10.
Expert Available: Emira Woods comments on Charles Taylor, former head of state of Liberia found guilty of war crimes
Emira Woods, public scholar on Africa, foreign policy, originally from Liberia, available for comment or interview.