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Beware of Gifts From Billionaires

We must reform the rules governing philanthropy to encourage more broad-based participation and to reduce the risks of top-heavy, tax-avoidance giving.
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Marc Lamont Hill Was Arguing for the Rights of Humans, Not of States

The important demand that CNN rehire Hill has obscured much of the actual content of his speech.
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Inequality at the Center of Chicago Charter School Strikes

Teachers won the first charter school strike in the U.S. by demanding everything from pay raises to sanctuary schools for students.
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Nine Things to Buy with $5 Billion Instead of a Border Wall

Five billion dollars is not huge in a federal discretionary budget of more than $1 trillion. But it’s an incredibly meaningful sum to any number of smaller federal government programs.
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If Democrats Fracture, This Will Be the Fault Line

Should we treat the super rich as a distraction or a clear and present danger? No question more deeply divides the opposition to The Donald.
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Marc Lamont Hill and the Legacy of Punishing Black Internationalists

Contemporary renewals of Black-Palestinian solidarity have faced aggressive attacks by the U.S. liberal establishment. CNN is just the latest example.
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‘Get Me Outta Here’: Trump Turns the G20 into the G19

On everything from climate to trade to the international order itself, the failure of the White House’s powers of persuasion were on full display at the G20.
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It's Good to Argue About Dead Presidents

New debates, especially on overlooked subjects, bring new vibrancy to our civic life. In death, even flawed politicians can do us that final service.

Reports

  • NAFTA 2.0: Fix it or Nix it Live Webinar

    December 13 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm at Online Webinar

    Join IPS's Manuel Pérez-Rocha and an array of dynamic panelist for an important opportunity to provide our movement with information about the impact that NAFTA has had and how Trump's NAFTA could continue to harm working people and the environment in all three countries.

  • IPS Holiday Party 2018

    December 18 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm at Institute for Policy Studies

    Join IPS for food, beverages, great music, our annual holiday skit, a raffle of wonderful items, and a gathering of positive and progressive people.

  • The Runaway Train of Deregulation in the U.S. and Canada

    January 7, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Institute for Policy Studies

    A forums on the Lac-Mégantic, Quebec disaster and how deregulation is threatening communities, workers, and the environment in the U.S. and Canada.

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