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.
Oil and gas companies aren’t only polluting our air, water, and soil. They’ve injected themselves into our education system as well.
Reports and Resources
- September 21 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm at Greater Lansing Area
Shrink the Pentagon for People and Planet”
- September 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am at Sheridan Circle
Please join us to remember Orlando Letelier and Ronni Karpen Moffitt, who were assassinated on this site in 1976 by agents of the Pinochet dictatorship.
- September 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Misericordia University, Insalaco Hall, Rooms 218 & 219
All are welcome to join Chuck for his Keynote Talk on the Ethics of Economic Inequality, with an invitation for “those of us who hold and control wealth to… come home,” part of the University’s Mercy Heritage Celebration Week.
- September 26 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm at Institute for Policy Studies
A seminar on the deeper causes of the conflict and whether there is hope for building a new consensus between these two countries, and in the region.
- September 26 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm at Robert A. Jones ‘59 House Conference Room
Chuck Collins from IPS will speak about inequality the root causes of inequalities of wealth and power across our society and public policies that would effectively reverse the four decades of inequality.
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.