"The Education of a White Parent" Author to Speak at Busboys and Poets
At the event on Monday, August 27, author Susan Naimark will discuss her new book, The Education of a White Parent: Wrestling with Race and Opportunity in the Boston Public Schools. The book takes the complex subject of white privilege and translates it into everyday stories that demonstrate how it hinders the development of all children, even kids who receive the benefits.
How Our Tax Dollars Subsidize Exorbitant CEO and Executive Pay
“Our report details how taxpayers are in effect rewarding corporate executives for gaming the tax system,” says co-author Scott Klinger. “The tax code has become a prime enabler of bloated CEO pay.”
World Bank played a role in India's flawed energy infrastructure, says expert Daphne Wysham
Expert Available: Daphne Wysham on India’s power outage
Industry-backed study on defense and jobs still flawed, say experts
Experts skeptical about aerospace industry study on military spending and jobs. "Defense contractors are notoriously bad jobs creators," said IPS Research Fellow Miriam Pemberton.
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.