Unconventional Wisdom: Bread and Roses

Ponder the 100th anniversary of one of the most important strikes in American labor history, a key moment in the history that now leads us to the Occupy movement.

Obama: Selectively Honoring MLK

Obama: Selectively Honoring MLK

While the President honored MLK’s work for civil rights and economic justice, he did not mention King’s equally important work against the Vietnam War and U.S. militarism.

Unconventional Wisdom: Fighting with Love

Resilience Circles and a new campaign called Caring Across Generations are putting people at the center, to fight the economic downturn with the strongest weapon available.

The End of the Sacred Cow

Over the last decade, military spending has nearly doubled. We have a bold vision about ending waste in the vast military budget, and providing a road map on how to shift security resources more effectively.

Known Exposure

Throughout its history, IPS has worked to educate the public about the U.S. government’s failure to inform the public about the extremely high risk of radiation.

Reflections on Inequality

This week’s edition of Unconventional Wisdom focuses on inequality among powerful men and immigrant maids, as well as working-class taxpayers and the richest people in the country.

Talking The Talk

President Obama seems to be shifting his message but not his actions when it comes to reducing military spending and reigning in the Bush tax cuts.

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