The President’s populist budget will leave Republicans scrambling to explain why they don’t support it.
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.
Phyllis Bennis says the invitation issued to Netanyahu to speak to U.S. Congress, and the call for more sanctions against Iran, is a call for war
Before Obama’s State of the Union address falls out of the news cycle, here are the foreign policy tidbits you need to remember.
Obama made some good points, some big omissions, and got some things just plain wrong.
Obama officials have presented the big bank fee as an alternative to a financial transaction tax — but these taxes address two very different problems.
Advancing tuition-free community college is only the latest example of the bold actions he’s suddenly taking.
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.
Thousands of legal U.S. immigrants are stuck choosing between living here with their spouses or staying behind and pursuing their careers.
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.
After less than two years as U.S. Secretary of Defense, what progress did Chuck Hagel make on the withdrawal in Afghanistan, the Pentagon budget, and the rise of the Islamic State?
The new Republican majority could complicate Obama’s efforts to move forward on the Trans-Pacific Partnership and Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership.
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!
Phyllis Bennis addresses the Westchester Peace Action Coalition on crises such as Ebola, ISIS, and renewed wars in the Middle East.
The Obama administration’s war plans in Iraq and Syria are illegal, ill-conceived, and destined to fail. Here’s what the U.S.—and you—can do instead.