Regions / North America
IPS holds its 38th annual awards ceremony honoring Robin Reineke, the Mesoamerican Initiative of Women Human Rights Defenders, and Juan E. Méndez.
While the European Union’s new banker pay standards may be imperfect, they do represent tougher regulations that the U.S. can learn from.
Phyllis Bennis addresses the Westchester Peace Action Coalition on crises such as Ebola, ISIS, and renewed wars in the Middle East.
Despite years of pressure on Hershey’s, Nestlé, and other chocolate heavyweights, thousands of kids under 14 are still doing the tough work of harvesting cocoa beans.
A millionaire's attempt to explain why he's better than you falls flat.
Has the Internet and social media primed us to worry too much about improbable threats — and too little about probable ones?
As more European governments line up to recognize a Palestinian state, Israel (and the U.S.) look more isolated than ever.
Defense-dependent communities need to start diversifying their economies now, before shifts in Pentagon spending leave them with few viable alternatives.
The need for jobs, and the ecological limits to growth
Obama has been right — in rhetoric — about one thing: there is no military solution to defeating the Islamic State.