A mother confronts her son going off to the army in this powerful poem.
The Obama administration promised to reverse the Bush-era policies on terrorism. But the president has spent most of his time reversing himself.
Japan is still digging its way out of the earthquake and tsunami that hit in March. Here's a way to help.
Margit Berman's poem about the day the president decided to end the wars.
While Robert Gates is spreading his soothing fictions about the U.S. military, Jim Webb is raising some uncomfortable facts.
Domestic workers are finally on the agenda at the International Labor Organization -- thanks to the efforts of a new social movement.
IPS co-founder Marcus Raskin and others provided crucial aid to whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg.
At nearly 200 meters high and 2.3 kilometers wide, the hydroelectric dam in Hubei, China, is creating a reservoir that will eventually stretch 600km (370 miles) to the west.
Mexican human rights activists have issued an emergency appeal to apply international humanitarian standards in providing relief to more than 150 refugees.
In only one area of life are Americans officially considered 100% scared, and so 100% in need of protection, and that's when it comes to terrorism.