There are countless reasons why President Duterte’s Drug War isn’t helping Philippine society—and a $140 million reason President Trump might be willing to look the other way.
Ramping up the risk premium through harsher tactics only makes drug trafficking more profitable, IPS drug policy expert Sanho Tree told CCTV.
IPS’ Climate Policy Program host the release of a book about climate change, people, what is, what was, and what might be.
The root of the sexual assault crisis plaguing the military lies in militarism itself.
An interview with a commander of the Moro National Liberation Front in the Philippines.
“Soft power” doesn’t work when it’s a fig leaf for military dominance.
As outrage over the abuse of women rocks India, women’s rights advocates mark a historic victory in the Philippines.
The growing U.S. military presence in Asia could backfire, giving birth to what it ostensibly seeks to prevent.
When it comes to Vietnam and China, the frenemy of our frenemy is an even closer frenemy.
The United States has a keen interest in the South China Sea standoff, but it should tread lightly.
Migrant workers are the slaves of the modern world.
A representative of the Philippine parliament visits Syria to bring home overseas workers caught in the civil war.
Industrial agriculture advocates say organic farming cannot produce enough food for 7 billion people. A group of rice farmers in the Philippines is proving them wrong.
A more stable U.S.-China relationship is needed to avoid great-power conflict in the South China Sea.
The Philippines is well poised to be a leader in food democracy in saying no to food vulnerability and in reinvigorating rooted farms.