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Progressives, Pack the Courts

Before Trump, the Supreme Court was already chipping away at democracy. If nothing changes, we’re on track for a generation of right-wing minority rule.

Behind the Battle for Another World

Understanding how the ‘new right’ went global, and how to respond to their transnational assault on democracy, is key to keeping our planet habitable.

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Trump's New SNAP Cuts Amount to War on the Poor

Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced plans to cut SNAP benefits that could drive millions further into poverty.
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Behind the Battle for Another World

Understanding how the 'new right' went global, and how to respond to their transnational assault on democracy, is key to keeping our planet habitable.
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Football without Billionaires? Why Not?

Fed-up sports fans are stirring, and progressive politicians worldwide are beginning to take notice.
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The U-Turn that Turned America Staggeringly Unequal

For decades in the mid 20th century, our nation's grandest private fortunes were becoming less pronounced. Today, we're on track for another Gilded Age.
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Progressives, Pack the Courts

Before Trump, the Supreme Court was already chipping away at democracy. If nothing changes, we're on track for a generation of right-wing minority rule.
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End the Wars, Win the Antiwar Vote

Hard data shows ending our wars would be smart politics — and the first step toward repairing a moral calamity.
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Will Impeachment Affect Trump’s Reelection Chances?

The Democrats’ impeachment strategy might backfire at the polls, but so too might Trump’s polarization strategy.
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How to Stop CEOs from Earning 1,000 Times More Than Their Workers

The Tax Excessive CEO Pay Act could incentivize less harmful corporate executive behavior while raising revenue that could be used to reduce inequality.

Reports and Resources

  • The Intersection of Climate Change and Security

    December 11 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm at Institute for Policy Studies

    A seminar exploring how the US could seize the initiative on arms control and link it to a global rethinking of security in light of climate change.

  • IPS Holiday Party 2019

    December 12 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm at Institute for Policy Studies

    You’re invited to be festive with the Institute for Policy Studies, as we close the year celebrating with our friends and supporters.

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