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The Institute for Policy Studies will hold an Idea Slam competition as part of its 50th Anniversary Celebration and Reunion. Celebrity judges include Danny Glover.
Egypt today remains horrifically divided, with the recent bloodbath certain to make things worse.
National security and sustainability certainly make for an unlikely overlap of interests.
CIA Deputy Director Michael Morell says the fall of Bashar Assad's regime would have "disastrous consequences," suggesting his opposition to sending more weapons to Syria.
Throughout this century, the Pentagon's share of the budget has grown as the non-military portion has shrunk.
It is easy to fall under the misconception that GDP is a reliable indicator of economic growth or of a country's well-being.
A new bill would close a corporate tax loophole that promotes executive excess. IPS has been calling for a fix to this outrageous glitch in the tax code for two decades.
Secretary of State John Kerry's Middle East negotiations are doomed to the same failure as the 22 years of failed diplomacy that precedes them.
Mexicans have little to celebrate as NAFTA turns 20 years old in 2014 - the destruction caused by the agreement continues to push many Mexicans to migrate to try to make a living.
Our current economy, based on insatiable extraction and consumption, is simply unsustainable - for the planet as well as for us.