White America is slowly returning to normal. It’s a shade poorer normal to be sure, but normal all the same. The Black Economy, on the other hand, is still in full-blown recession.
When James Holmes mowed down twelve people and wounded almost sixty at a movie theater in Colorado, aggression penetrated my pores, inundated my brain and covered the cells of my heart.
The question in Washington should be: will adding fuel to the violence make matters worse?
On Al-Jazeera’s Inside Story roundtable discussion, IPSer Sanho Tree discusses how the U.S. State Department gets to play judge, jury, and executioner in Honduras.
Washington should remember the lessons of blowback and avoid intervention in Syria.
Representatives Barney Frank and Sander Levin say that cannot support U.S. trade agreements unless the administration does more to protect governments from investor lawsuits.
Twenty-two scholars with expertise on Nigeria note the “horrific violence” perpetrated against civilians and government officials, but argue that responding to Boko Haram ultimately requires a “diplomatic, developmental, and demilitarized framework.”
Imagine a heavyweight fight announcer introducing the contenders at the 2012 presidential elections debate.
Only the U.S. and Canada continue supporting the policy that keeps Cuba out of the Organization of American States summits. At the last meeting, Latin American leaders agreed: they do not need Washington to hold a meeting.
Before a book-writing break in Texas, Phyllis reflects on the different stages where our various wars are at this moment in this edition of the New Internationalism newsletter.
The president offered carefully crafted remarks on Iran while writing off the Palestinians.
Obama’s speech in front of Israel supporters used strong language in support of Israel, but was very careful to break clearly from the Israeli position.
Here’s the good, the bad, and the ugly from a budget proposal where Obama is letting the 1 percent off rather easy, while the rest of us, especially the poor, shoulder the pain.
My modestly priced new ebook covers the worsening health of U.S. foreign policy and the efforts to revive the patient.
Israel’s fundamental policy toward the Palestinians is the problem, and that policy has hardly changed, despite the left, right and center parties that have been in power.