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After New Islamophobic Smears, IPS Continues to Stand with Human Rights Champion Ilhan Omar

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News ( www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). This morning, the president of the United States put Rep. Ilhan Omar’s life at risk yet again. He...

Who’s Burning the Amazon?

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News ( www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Shutterstock While the world watches in horror as fires rage in the Amazon, activists are naming culprits. “Put out the...

The Threat of Bolton Has Receded — But Not the Threat of War

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News ( www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). John Bolton tried his best. The national security adviser entered the Trump administration as a predictable warmonger with an...

Bolivian court restricts publication of poll showing tight re-election race for President Morales

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News ( www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Bogotá, September 17, 2019 -- The Committee to Protect Journalists today condemned a decision by Bolivia’s Supreme Electoral...

Counting the dead: How statistics can find unreported killings

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News ( www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). When investigative journalist Sheila Coronel and her team began counting drug-related killings in the Philippines last year, they...

Don’t Let ‘Carbon Capture’ Spoil New Mexico’s Leadership

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News ( www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). I was in my second year studying chemical engineering when I first understood the magnitude of our current...
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Concentrated Wealth Kills

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News ( www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The weight of the wealth that sits at the top of America’s economic order isn’t just squeezing dollars...

Immigration Is a Climate Issue

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News ( www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). As climate change increasingly becomes a major issue in the Democratic presidential primary, more candidates are releasing detailed...

The View from Syria’s Peace Talks

Shutterstock Eight years since its inception in 2011, the Syrian civil war rages on, a conflict that has taken on grand geopolitical dimensions and resulted...

Born on Third Base: Chuck Collins Interview with The Question Lane Podcast

The question lane podcast interviews thought leaders to promote critical thinking, effective planning and constructive actions that lead to problems being solved. Host Alonzo Williams invited,...

Hong Kong and the Future of China

Something didn’t quite add up. This past weekend, protestors were rallying outside the American embassy in Hong Kong. They were waving American flags. They were...

John Bolton Ousted As National Security Advisor

President Trump has ousted John Bolton, who was his third National Security Advisor is as many years. Trump and Bolton had a rough go...

Blog: ‘Project Miroslava’ finds flaws in Mexico’s investigation of journalist murder

An in-depth investigation into the March 23, 2017 killing of Mexican journalist Miroslava Breach Velducea found grave omissions, flaws and irregularities in authorities’ investigation...

Blog: In new Cuban internet measures, journalists see a trap

International media announced the dawn of legal private Wi-Fi in Cuba this July. But a decree published the same month signals that content controls...

Behind Islamophobia Is a Global Movement of Anti-Semites

Neo-Nazis and Neo-Confederates rally in Charlottesville, VA (Shutterstock) The global rise of white nationalist violence proves that the threat of fascism is not just about...

Boris Johnson, Voice of the People? Give Me a Break.

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson (Photo: nottheviewsofmyemployer / Flickr / creative commons) In a week such as this you can’t help but think that famous...

El Salvador bans 2 investigative outlets from press conferences at presidential residence

Amsterdam, September 11, 2019 -- Salvadoran authorities should stop blocking investigative digital outlets El Faro and Revista Factum from attending press conferences at the...

Hong Kong and the Future of China

Hong Kong protests, June 2019 (Shutterstock) Something didn’t quite add up. This past weekend, protestors were rallying outside the American embassy in Hong Kong. They were...

Government Secrecy Is More Damaging to Public Health Than Nuclear Fallout

Much has been written about the strengths and flaws of Chernobyl—the HBO miniseries nominated for 19 Emmys that chronicles the catastrophe at the eponymous Russian...

The Perils of Billionaire Philanthropy

At this year’s World Economic Forum at Davos, billionaire Michael Dell, the 25th wealthiest man in the world, weighed in on new proposals to tax...

Nicaraguan customs authorities target 2 newspapers with ink, paper seizures

Amsterdam, September 10, 2019 -- Nicaraguan authorities should immediately release newsprint and ink supplies belonging to newspapers La Prensa and El Nuevo Diario, the...

Whistleblowers, covering Suharto and making stories ‘bullet-proof’: Meet Wahyu Dhyatmika

The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists has hundreds of members across the world. Typically, these journalists are the best in their country and have...

Hurricane Dorian Is a Grave Climate Injustice

https://ips-dc.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/media.io_basav-kpfa.mp3   Hurricane Dorian’s destruction of the Bahamas raises stark questions about the future of the Caribbean in a changing climate. Basav Sen, director of the Climate...

Activists Follow the Money Fueling Amazon Fires

While the world watches in horror as fires rage on in the Amazon, activists are shining a light on the big businesses destroying what’s...

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