During the Cold War, the CIA did just the kind of meddling in foreign elections it’s accusing Russia of doing today — and more.
America’s top earners will be rushing to maximize their 2016 income if Democrats gain a sweep in November. But what happens next will be what really matters.
As the nation becomes more Black and Brown an economic crisis in wage earnings could be on the horizon.
IPS policy analyst Netfa Freeman demystifies much of what has been said about Obama’s visit to Cuba, from the perspective of one friendly to the Cuban Revolution.
The wealth gap between the presidential candidates and average Americans could hardly be more stark.
Taking over a federal building at the point of a rifle gives protest a bad name.
The Future of Thomas Sankara’s Legacy in a Democratic Burkina Faso after the victory of the president-elect Roch Marc Christian Kabore.
Moderated by IPS Director John Cavanagh and featuring Fred Azcarate and Karen Dolan as respondents, this discussion and book signing with IPS Associate Fellow Salvatore Babones will focus on how to push the 2016 election debate from calls for empty reform to real progressive change.
Join the Institute for Policy Studies and Busboys and Poets for a discussion with Martha Burk about “The Savvy Woman’s Guide to Power, Politics, and the Change We Need.”
Tunisia’s stagnant economy could also stagnate its democracy–the good news is Washington can actually help.
Join IPS’ Foreign Policy In Focus project for a presentation by Irũngũ Houghton on prospects for addressing inequality and participation under a Jubilee Government.
Presentation by Dan Kovalik and Alex Main, who just returned from Venezuela where they served as official international accompaniers for Venezuela’s April 14th presidential election.
Archbishop Desmond Tutu, 21 others sign open letter to the justices
Open Letter to the Supreme Court, Signed by Desmond Tutu, Human Rights Leaders from 22 Countries: Uphold Voting Rights
We urge you to heed the United States Congress’s judgment that continued federal enforcement of the voting rights guaranty is appropriate and necessary.