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.
Amazon profits from helping oil and gas companies destroy the planet more frugally. Jeff Bezos’ $10 billion climate fund must be viewed in this context.
As fears of a coronavirus pandemic grow, the exact agencies best suited to protect Americans from disease outbreaks are starving for funds.
- March 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm at Busboys & Poets – 14th & V
Excerpts of the 2018 al Jazeera documentary film that never aired due to extraordinary political pressure, followed by a panel that will include James Kleinfeld, who went undercover working on the film, and Phyllis Bennis, director of IPS's New Internationalism Project.
- March 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Busboys & Poets (5th & K)
Join us for a talk and book signing with author Johanna Fernández about the rise and fall of the street gang turned political organization, that led predominantly poor and working-class Puerto Rican youth to confront race, class inequality, and US foreign policy.
- March 11 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm at Morehouse College, S. Massey Conference Center
Highlighting some of the most innovative and best organizing being led by Black workers in the US.
- March 26 @ 8:00 am - March 28 @ 5:00 pm
Join one of IPS’s closest allies, Split This Rock, for a three-day festival to invoke poetry for liberation and against repressive forces that would have us divided.
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.