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This Hurricane Season, Puerto Ricans Are Imagining a Sustainable Future

Puerto Rican movements are rebuilding their island in a way that not only enhances climate resilience, but also reclaims their political power.

Trump’s Massive Funding Cut Plunges UN Palestinian Refugee Agency Into Crisis

UNRWA isn’t just providing food aid, medical care, and education to Palestinians across the Middle East. For many Palestinian refugees, it can be the difference between life and death.

Trump Pursues ‘Peace Plan’ to Break off Gaza, Without Input from Palestinians

Leaked details from the plan reveal that Palestinian voices don’t matter.

The Trump-Putin Summit Could Have Huge Implications on Syria. Will it?

A solution that sees the U.S. and Russia brokering a deal while leaving Syrians out of discussions is not a viable, long-term solution. So, what is?

Trump’s War On the Poor Has Just Begun

Anti-poverty programs are quickly becoming less accessible as the Trump administration claims the "War on Poverty" is "largely over and a success."

Given What the U.S. Has Done to the World, It Should Be Letting All Refugees In

The U.S. is slamming the door on people forcibly displaced by American interventions.

We Can Pay For Free College The Same Way We Paid For A Pointless $5.6 Trillion War

Ideas like Medicare for All are written off as fantasy thinking by the same people who support virtually unlimited military spending.

Brett Kavanaugh Would Be A Disaster On Climate

When a literal reading of the law makes it harder to regulate corporations, judges like Kavanaugh stick to a literal reading. When it doesn't, they get creative.


  • Author Events: The Case for a Maximum Wage

    July 17 @ 6:30 pm - August 14 @ 5:00 pm at Various Venues Around Washington DC

    Deep digging discussions and book signing with IPS analyst Sam Pizzigati about his book on how egalitarians worldwide are demonstrating that fair income ratios between rich and poor could be both economically viable and politically practical.

  • Palestinian Self-Representation and Why It Matters

    July 21 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm at Love + Solidarity Collective

    A Jewish Voice for Peace DC fundraiser for the DC Palestinian Film & Arts Festival, delving into the importance and the power dynamics inherent in storytelling.

  • Donor Appreciation Reception

    July 26 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm at Institute for Policy Studies

    Join us for drinks and light fare as we celebrate those that make our work possible!

  • Film & Discussion: COINTELPRO 101

    Film: COINTELPRO 101

    August 2 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm at Institute for Policy Studies

    Join us for a viewing of the documentary the history exposing the FBI's strategy to prevent movements and communities from overturning white supremacy and creating racial justice through illegal surveillance, disruption, and outright murder committed by the US government in the 1950s, 60s, and 70s.

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