The approximately $4.1 trillion that the United States and European governments have committed to bail out financial firms is 40 times the money they’re spending to fight climate and poverty crises in the developing world.
The following document is a series of talking points, in an easy-to-read question-and-answer format, on the key questions being discussed today about the global economic meltdown.
Treasury Department's new rules clarify some provisions in the bailout but fail to set monetary limits for CEO pay.
This powerful indictment of the U.S. security state now features an updated epilogue.
"Collateral damage" is a euphemism used by U.S. military officials to mask large levels of death and destruction. This report uncovers its true meaning.
A Critique of the World Bank’s Strategic Framework for Development and Climate Change.
From the report "Dirty is the New Clean," new facts about the World Bank Group’s lending to coal, oil, and gas which is up 94% from 2007.
IPS analysts say Wall Street, not taxpayers, should pay.
In this fifth annual edition of the "Unified Security Budget," as with the previous four editions, a non-partisan task force of military, homeland security, and foreign policy experts laid out the facts of the imbalance between military and non-military spending.
This new report offers a comprehensive proposal for re-balancing military, international engagement, and homeland security spending.