From Ferguson to Baltimore, we’re seeing racial injustices reaching crisis level. Black people are struggling, and economic inequality is at the root of much of the discontent.
Congressman Conyers is the first African-American to serve in Congress for at least 50 years and the longest-serving African-American in the history of the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Congress.
More troops will mean "more violence for Iraqis and Syrians" and will not "make us any safer here at home."
Critics of EU-US Trade Negotiations Voice Concerns During “Stakeholder” Event in Chevy Chase
Phyllis Bennis, director of IPS’ New Internationalism project and whose books include Ending the Iraq War: A Primer, is available to discuss possible alternatives to U.S. military intervention in Iraq.
By reducing inequality, boosting consumer spending and reducing underemployment, Maryland’s new Minimum Wage Act could generate over $2 billion a year in economic benefits for the state.
After minor revisions due to updated data from the American Federation of Teachers, the report still concludes that student debt and low-wage faculty labor are rising faster at the state universities with the 25 highest-paid presidents.
A coalition of faith-based, human rights groups, and members of the Nigerian Diaspora in the United States will hold a vigil in Washington, DC in support of the abducted school girls of the Government Girls School in Chibok, Nigeria and to show solidarity with the families of the girls.
A new study debunks eight falsehoods the mining corporation OceanaGold has used to try to justify mining in El Salvador and undermine public debate and policymaking.
Some of Europe’s biggest film stars promote a financial transaction tax, which Wall Street lobbyists and their European counterparts fiercely oppose.