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Iran

September 19, 2017
Donald Trump’s comments at the UN General Assembly violate international law, and the world should hold him to account, says Phyllis Bennis of the Institute for Policy Studies

Unleashing the Transformative Potential of an Equitable Economy

August 13, 2017

The Institute for Policy Studies’ Chuck Collins says that to reverse inequality in the US, we need a “next system” for the economy

Renewable Energy Can Create Jobs, Reduce Greenhouse Gases, and Lower Energy Costs

April 26, 2017

Basav Sen, of the Institute for Policy Studies, presents an analysis of the many benefits of renewable energy

TRNN on Trump

July 22, 2016
Janet Redman of the Institute for Policy Studies says Trump’s VP willingness to fight regulation of emissions and accept millions in campaign contributions from the fossil fuel industry puts him squarely at odds with the interests of the American public

Cuba

March 27, 2016
Netfa Freeman, analyst with the Institute for Policy Studies, demystifies much of what has been said about Obama’s visit to Cuba and from the perspective of one friendly to the Cuban Revolution. Topics covered included the blockade, political prisoners, elections and voting rights, human rights and more.

AIPAC

March 6, 2014
Phyllis Bennis: The failure of the powerful pro-Israel lobbying group to force congress to vote for intervention into Syria or for additional sanctions on Iran representing a significant decline in its influence

Obama’s Energy Plan Cannot Seriously Address The Impending Climate Crisis

January 29, 2014

Janet Redman: The green energy plan outlined by Obama is full of too many contradictions, such as calling for the end of subsidies to coal and oil companies while facilitating the expansion of fossil fuel facilities

Emira Woods on the Central African Republic

January 27, 2014
Emira Woods: CAR’s post-colonial history is riddled with French business interest collaborating with corrupt despots

Bennis: There is No Military Solution to Syria

August 27, 2013

Phyllis Bennis: US policy should emphasize direct diplomacy to negotiate a ceasefire with all sides including Syrian President Bashar Assad, but direct military intervention will lead to more bloodshed and Obama fighting on the side of an Al-Qaeda affiliated organization