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Trump and His Many Billionaire Enablers

Trump and His Many Billionaire Enablers

Trump didn’t get here on his own. Many have enabled him, especially the billionaires who funneled money his way and then stood by as he damaged our democracy.

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How We're Celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Legacy

King was right: We need a multiracial movement to repair our country's deep divides. Here's where public scholarship plays a role.
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Trump and His Many Billionaire Enablers

Trump didn't get here on his own. Many have enabled him, especially the billionaires who funneled money his way and then stood by as he damaged our democracy.
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Grocery Workers Call on Employers to Put Public Health Above CEO Profits

Congress let mandatory paid leave requirements expire at the end of 2020, sparking calls for universal leave benefits to protect workers and their customers from the pandemic.
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Biden Should Build on Bipartisan Support for Hiking the Minimum Wage and Taxing the Rich

Despite our sharp divisions, a majority of Americans are united behind many policies to combat poverty and reduce inequality.
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Knives Out: Boycott, Purge, and Prosecute

The ForeverTrumpers are challenging the Constitution. They should be penalized for their efforts.
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Biden Must Do More Than Rejoin the Iran Nuke Deal

We need a decisive break from the previous century of US policy toward Iran, which has been based on domination.
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Tommy Raskin: An Exception to All the Rules

The former intern and member of the IPS family was a bright intellectual light who is already sorely missed.
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In 2021, Let’s Ring a Global Alarm — on Inequality — That Everyone Can Hear

Our task ahead: preventing a deeply unequal world from recreating pre-pandemic business as usual.

Reports and Resources

  • The Ballot and Community Control Over Police

    February 11 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm at Online Zoom Event

    Through multimedia presentation, group dialogue, and interactive exercises led by IPS's Netfa Freeman, participants will learn what it will take to win community control over the police in a given locale and how to start a campaign to achieve it.

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