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Black Domestic Workers Call for Pay, Professionalism, and Respect

A new report shines a light on the Durham and Atlanta healthcare workers raising the standards of care in America.
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Promoting Luxury Housing with an Ironic Twist

The artist behind a provocative faux sales office highlights the dangers of Boston's luxury housing boom.
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US, UK Progressive Leaders Aim to Open Corporate Boardrooms to Workers

UK Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn and U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren have both launched plans to shift the balance of power from shareholders to workers, including requiring worker representation on boards.
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Confronting Climate Change in a Deeply Unequal World

The global reaction to two landmark new reports suggests the world could well lose that confrontation.
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In Yemen, Trump Is Taking Tolerance for War Crimes to a New Level

Those of us who oppose the war in Yemen must dig in for a serious fight.
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The Discourse on Palestine Is Shifting. Will Concrete Policy Changes Follow?

The conversation is still overwhelmingly one-sided. But that’s slowly changing thanks to the hard work of activists.
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Why Is the Radical Right Still Winning?

What that Protestant Reformation can teach us about the durability of far-right movements — and the order they seek to replace.
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No One in the United States Should Be Poor, Period

Amazon's wage hike is welcome news, but nobody's well-being should depend on the whims of billionaire CEOs.

Reports

  • The Summer Institute: Chuck Collins – Buffalo, NY

    October 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm at Arthur O. Eve U.B. Educational Opportunity Center

    The Summer Institute for Human Rights and Genocidal Studies of Bullafo is proud to present an evening with IPS's Chuck Collins.

  • How Wealth Inequality Affects Us All – WISCONSIN

    October 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm at Donald and Carol Kress Pavilion

    A talk with Chuck Collins about The busness case for addressing extreme income and wealth inequality.

  • Saving the Climate…But For Whom?

    October 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm at Institute for Policy Studies

    Reporting from the September 2018 Week of Climate Resistance.

  • Peace Congress: End U.S. Wars at Home and Abroad

    November 10 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am at Capitol Hill Presbyterian Church

    IPS's Netfa Freeman will be one of several speakers at a plenary on challenges and opportunities for building a movement to end U.S. wars at home and abroad.

  • The Invisible Draft: Combat, Climate, and Casualties of the War at Home

    November 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm at Institute for Policy Studies

    A brown bag book talk with Stacy Bannerman on the biological consequences of combat that include catastrophic rates of severe veteran intimate partner violence, suicides and mental health issues, and global warming if we don’t stop war.

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