Regions / North America
The ‘average’ U.S. family is doing just fine, suggests the Federal Reserve’s latest triennial portrait of household wealth. But typical Americans are struggling. Could both be true?
We need to expand the struggle against privatizers.
At a time of multiple environmental and social crises and an unprecedented expansion in the power of transnational corporations (TNCs), it has never been more urgent to exert social controls over such powerful institutions.
An IPS analysis, commentary and statement of solidarity exposing how America has invested heavily in foreign as well as domestic militarization while disinvesting in public welfare and security.
This 21st annual report reveals hefty taxpayer savings from a little-known Affordable Care Act executive compensation reform.
Palestine has suffered heavy losses with an estimated 1,900 killed, yet hopes for a long-lasting peace are tenuous at best.
Phyllis Bennis responds to President Obama's announcement that there will be possible airstrikes in Iraq on Democracy Now!
President Obama is definitely "into" Africa. Unfortunately that has translated into holding the door open for U.S. multinationals to do what outsiders have done for centuries: extract the continent’s wealth.
The big-box giant is upending people's lives by subjecting its workers to unpredictable scheduling.
Some Republicans want to end an Obama directive that lets undocumented teens and young adults temporarily work, study, and live legally in the United States.