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Activists are challenging rules that grant corporations the right to sue governments.
President Obama’s remarks this week on inequality and economic mobility are on the right track but need to be followed by action, said experts Sam Pizzigati, editor of Inequality.org and IPS Associate Fellow, and Chuck Collins, director of the Inequality and the Common Good project at IPS.
New report shows that while top fast food executives are fighting living wages for their workers, they’re benefiting from tax breaks on their own pay.
As negotiations at the annual UN climate summit enter their final days, three participants weigh in on what's hot - and what's not - at COP19.
Disasters, inaction, and corporate sponsorship are increasingly desperate realities of the climate talks in Warsaw. IPS guest bloggers highlight the problems associated with these issues, which are rapidly becoming 'normal' at UN climate summits.
Gone are the days when the U.S. accounted for over 40 percent of the world's billionaires, with Western Europe and Japan making up most of the rest.
On the ground, in the real world, of course there is no longer any possibility of a real "two-state" solution.
Speakers include Seymour Hersh, Harry Belafonte, and Amy Goodman
President Obama's decision to ask Congress for authorization to use military force against Syria set the stage for a resurgent anti-war movement that cohered quickly - and won an extraordinary, unforeseen victory.
Why should we maintain our grossly expensive military-industrial complex when tax dollars are so desperately needed at home?