What We Do
IPS is a progressive think tank dedicated to building a more equitable, ecologically sustainable, and peaceful society. In partnership with dynamic social movements, we turn transformative policy ideas into action.
The military budget for 2021 must involve a tougher negotiation that results in real changes to Pentagon and presidential war powers.
Moderators at the Democratic debate asked if Medicare for All would bankrupt the country, but failed to ask about the cost of the last two decades of war.
The U.S. Senate has just approved a deal that perpetuates the excessive powers of corporate polluters to ride roughshod over Mexican communities threatened by oil, mining, and gas projects.
- January 22 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm at Institute for Policy Studies
A conversation with IPSers, Michael Klare, Phyllis Bennis, John Feffer, and Negin Owliaei.
- January 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Busboys & Poets – 14th & V
2020 ITVS indie lens POP UP returns to Busboys and Poets with an amazing film screening and discussion about the multi-ethnic coalition that banded together in one of the most segregated cities in post-war America.
- January 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Institute for Policy Studies
A political education forum on the detailed report that covers FBI surveillance of political activity over roughly the past decade, primarily for the left activists community and broader public who want to learn more.
- January 28 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm at Women’s National Democratic Club
The Woman’s National Democratic Club will host a talk and book signing luncheon with IPS's Foreign Policy In Focus Director, John Feffer.
- February 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm at CASA de Maryland Multicultural Center
Join Maryland's Montgomery and Prince George's Counties to celebrate public transit as a civil right and a key strategy to combat climate change.
Help IPS turn progressive policy ideas into action.
Everyone has a right to thrive on a planet where all communities are equitable, democratic, peaceful, and sustainable. Together, we must speak truths to power and challenge the structures that keep us from realizing our full potential as human beings, members of society, and keepers of this planet.