A Budget Plan for the People

A Budget Plan for the People

The President’s populist budget will leave Republicans scrambling to explain why they don’t support it.

Obama v. Boehner: A Netanyahu Story

Obama v. Boehner: A Netanyahu Story

Benjamin Netanyahu will lobby Congress from the same podium where President Obama gave the State of the Union at the invite of John Boehner. Phyllis Bennis and Michael Tomasky join MSNBC’s The Last Word to discuss why.

State of the Empire in 2015

State of the Empire in 2015

Before Obama’s State of the Union address falls out of the news cycle, here are the foreign policy tidbits you need to remember.

Dueling Wall Street Taxes

Dueling Wall Street Taxes

Obama officials have presented the big bank fee as an alternative to a financial transaction tax — but these taxes address two very different problems.

Obama Strengthens His Backbone

Obama Strengthens His Backbone

Advancing tuition-free community college is only the latest example of the bold actions he’s suddenly taking.

Top Five Inequality Moments of 2014

Top Five Inequality Moments of 2014

From Thomas Piketty to Black Lives Matter, inequality remains a top issue for Americans. Here’s a roundup of the top 5 inequality moments of 2014.

The Visa Curse

The Visa Curse

Thousands of legal U.S. immigrants are stuck choosing between living here with their spouses or staying behind and pursuing their careers.

Just “Ending the Violence” Isn’t Enough

Just “Ending the Violence” Isn’t Enough

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.

Why is the US Bombing Iraq and Syria?

Why is the US Bombing Iraq and Syria?

The Washington Peace Center will feature IPS’ Phyllis Bennis at a teach-in to discuss these and other questions on Veterans’ Day to stop the next war now!