As President Obama plans trip to Senegal, Tanzania, and South Africa, a press conference at the National Press Club will give voice to those calling for change in his Africa policy.
Experts skeptical about aerospace industry study on military spending and jobs. "Defense contractors are notoriously bad jobs creators," said IPS Research Fellow Miriam Pemberton.
Over 130 events planned in 39 countries on Tuesday, April 17. Actions come as new global military spending data released by Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). Action coincides with U.S. tax day.
Can we close the Futenma U.S. Marine Base in Japan Without Constructing Additional Marine Bases in Okinawa?
On July 27, 2011 scholars from the Institute for Policy Studies, South Korea, and the Washington Peace Center will hold a special discussion on the status of the Korean War Armistice and why a peace treaty to end the Korean War matters today in the context of the current military issues facing East Asia and the overall need for peacebuilding in this region.
Actions will include a protest in front of the White House at noon.
"Will the Real Terrorist Please Stand Up" addresses a terrorism campaign against Cuba orchestrated from U.S. soil, with complicity from the U.S. government.
Union representing rubber workers receives award for work to end child labor.
President Obama's proposed budget offers no real cuts to the Pentagon, and further spreads the divide between Defense and State Departments spending.
The director of the Institute's New Internationalism project says there's no victory to claim in Iraq.