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From the comfortable alt-rock of PJ Harvey to the hypnotic antagonism of Anohni, new protest music offers a relief from the official rhythms of war and peace.
The victory of Sadiq Khan has "normalized" Muslims in UK politics in much the same way that JFK normalized Catholics in American politics. But American Muslims are still waiting for their JFK moment.
We need an independent investigation of the brutal U.S. attack on a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Afghanistan, which killed 42 people.
As the Paris climate deal nears implementation, the possibilities for corporate subterfuge are endless. But the real problem may be our own lifestyles.
The logic of military spending leads countries to effectively destroy their own property and burn down their own villages.
Last fall, IPS called the World Bank out on its failure to act on its own cleaner energy strategies. Will the institution put its money where its mouth is this time?
Does the European idea still inspire the Union’s better angels, or is it a spent force?
This massive leak of transactions involving 214,488 offshore corporations, covering 40 years of activity, will boost the global movement to recapture trillions of the hidden wealth of nations.
Nuclear power plants are already rife with operational safety issues. Now security questions render them unacceptably perilous, too.
Big Pharma company Pfizer is currently evading $40 billion in tax obligations and trying to make that permanent through a tax-dodging marriage with Irish firm Allergen.