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We may have the best chance since the end of the Cold War to achieve a less militarized economy.
The crisis of capitalism isn't just about the gap between rich and poor. It's about the gap between what’s demanded by our planet and what’s demanded by our economy.
Two U.S. initiatives to provide Africans with electricity seem likely to lead to large, climate-polluting projects rather than the locally sourced renewable energy rural Africa needs.
Veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars are holding the U.S. government accountable for innocent victims on all sides of the fighting.
IPS experts weigh in on inequality, taxes, global trade deals, and global talks with Syria and Iran.
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.