Regions / United States
Key to the normalization of U.S.-Cuba relations was the release of three members of the Cuban 5, which IPS public scholars have been advocating for many years.
As protesters march through our cities, a new study dramatizes that at the heart of our racially fractured society is a hidden system of racial wealth inequalities.
As funding for military contracts shrinks, major defense contractors have started to edge their way into the business of implementing health care reform.
Following the attacks on a synagogue in Jerusalem by two Palestinian youths, Phyllis Bennis discusses the significant role of Israeli and U.S. policies in the escalating conflict.
We asked two veterans of UN climate talks to cut through the jargon and tell us what’s new and trending at this year’s summit in Lima, Peru.
Lawmakers and military administrators are shifting baseline funding to the Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO) budget, which is exempt from mandatory cuts.
"Here we are in the middle of a climate crisis, and we have investor lawsuits against governments over policies to encourage renewable energy," says Sarah Anderson at a UN preparatory event for the Financing for Development summit.
A few Americans are held hostage by al-Qaeda. The rest of us are held hostage by the U.S. overreliance on military force.
A new law in San Francisco to curb erratic scheduling practices could be the first of many.
Delay and denial are standard operating procedures when it comes to how the government cares for vets.