Regions / North America
For women who make their living off tips, sexual harassment is a constant workplace peril.
Rebuilding the commons is a vital part of reviving an economically-divided, violence-scarred neighborhood.
"This was a report looking back at examples where arming rebel troops worked — and the best [the CIA] could come up with was Afghanistan in the 1980s," says Phyllis Bennis.
A regional food system does a better job at providing healthy food for all, supporting sustainable farming and fishing, and supporting thriving communities.
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?