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The ‘Unintended Consequences’ of Letting the Rich Get Richer

Our politics needs to face up to inequality's deep-set impact on all of us as individuals.
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Nike Says 'Believe in Something.' Can It Sacrifice Something, Too?

The company has made millions off Colin Kaepernick's message. That money should go right back to the cause that message supports.
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There’s a New Crash Coming

Skyrocketing debt, Wall Street deregulation, a fraying social safety net, and a diminished dollar could soon leave the United States looking like Greece.
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Bank Workers Fight to Rein in Global Finance

One often-forgotten group of people have the information — and the motivation — to tame the bests of finance.
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How the Next Presidential Candidate Can Defeat Trump

It's never too early to come up with an agenda for 2020.
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Republicans Scramble to Make Tax Cuts Permanent Ahead of Midterms

Is the GOP is rushing this process due to fear of losing their House Majority or because they think it will help their chances during midterms?
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Should cities build new fossil fuel pipelines to power skyscrapers for the super-rich?
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If CEOs Earn 1,000 Times More Than Us, They Don't Need Taxpayer Dollars

Companies practicing racial or gender inequality cannot receive government dollars. It's time to do the same for economic inequality.

Reports

  • Fourth Days of Action Against the Blockade

    September 24 @ 10:00 am - September 28 @ 9:00 pm at Various Venues Around Washington DC

    Days of Action Against the Blockade, 2018 highlighting the fact that "In Cuba Education is a National Priority; In the U.S. Education it is Under Attack ."

  • 42nd Annual Letelier-Moffitt Human Rights Awards

    October 4 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm at Carnegie Institution

    Get your tickets to the Institute for Policy Studies' 42nd Annual Letelier-Moffitt Human Rights Gala to lift up new champions of the human rights movement featuring special guest speakers and performances!

  • Thrive! Living Wage Coaltion & Reversing Inequality in Colorado

    October 4 @ 6:00 pm - October 6 @ 6:00 pm at Various locations listed

    IPS Inequality expert Chuck Collins makes the rounds in Colorado for three public events on reversing ineqauliy.

  • 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.

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