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Fatou Bensouda of the International Criminal Court

International Law Uncanceled

The Biden administration lifted sanctions against the International Criminal Court. It's not enough.
care worker doing senior home care

Biden’s Jobs Plan Will Help Seniors Get Care At Home

By supporting quality home care, the plan will help seniors avoid dangerous, for-profit nursing facilities.
Scenes from the Collard Green Caucus food giveaway, sponsored by Black Voters Matter and A Better Glynn, held at Ballard Park

Voter Suppression Is An Attack On Democracy — And My Faith

My faith teaches me to stand with the marginalized, whose voting rights are now under sustained assault.
A volunteer at a Catholic Charities Humanitarian Respite Center in McCallen Texas smiles at a Central American refugee and her child

If Impoverished Countries Can Host Millions of Refugees, the U.S. Can Welcome a Few Thousand

The factors that drive displacement are often complex, but welcoming refugees isn't.
Manchester, England, UK to illustrate location of new Greater Manchester Independent Inequalities Commission

A Manchester Boldly United for a More Equal Metropolis

A major UK urban center takes on the most ambitious of goals: a fairer future for all.
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La 4T y los Derechos de los Inversionistas Extranjeros

Para que México despierte de la pesadilla neoliberal y poder garantizar la soberanía nacional, es imperioso reformar sus TLC y TBI.
domestic care workers

Biden’s Plan Invests in Quality Home Care, Not Dangerous For-Profit Nursing Homes

New research reveals nursing homes owned by private equity investors have higher death rates.
global billionaire wealth gains amid COVID-19 pandemic

Global Billionaire Wealth Surges $4 Trillion Over Pandemic

A Warren-Jayapal style wealth tax on global billionaires would raise $345 billion in its first year. The cost of vaccinating the world is estimated at $141.2 billion.

Reports and Resources

  • The Wealth Hoarders with Busboys and Poets

    April 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm at Online (Eastern time)

    IPS, Busboys and Friends hosts another virtual dinner party for special guests Chuck Collins, author of his new book on "How Billionaires Pay Millions to Hide Trillions", with Busboys and Poets CEO and Founder, Andy Shallal as master of ceremonies.

  • The Wealth Hoarders by Chuck Collins – Phoenix Books via Zoom

    April 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm at Online (Eastern time)

    IPS’s Chuck Collins discusses his new book, a shocking exposé of the insidious machinery of inequality is essential reading for anyone wanting the inside story of our age of plutocratic plunder and stashed cash.

  • Militarism, Climate Change & Global Dissent

    April 23 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm at Online Webinar

    IPS's National Priorities Project is part of the COP26 Coalition, hosting From the Ground Up: Taking Action, our second global gathering for climate justice.

  • Creating Exciting Consciousness-Raising Events

    May 27 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm at Online Zoom Event

    A multimedia workshop with interactive exercises, dynamic peer sharing, and fun pop quizzing of the facilitator to learn about creating compelling experiences for social change.

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