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Aging and disabled Americans — and the workers who care for them — have a huge stake in federal budget negotiations.

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5 Charts on Tackling Bad Corporate Behavior Through Taxes

Proposals on the table to pay for the Build Back Better Act could rein in offshoring, excessive CEO pay, and wasteful stock buybacks.
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Don't Cut Care

Aging and disabled Americans — and the workers who care for them — have a huge stake in federal budget negotiations.
Rich CEO lighting cigar with money

The Embarrassment of Riches

The wealthy rob governments of at least $200 billion a year in lost tax revenues. It's time to force them to pay up.
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Forget the Huddled Masses. Bring Us Billionaires.

The land of the free and the home of the brave has become a tax haven for the vile and the vicious.

IPS Celebrates the Life of former IPS Board Chair Frances "Sissy" Farenthold (1926-2021)

Sissy Farenthold was a dynamic trailblazer in every sense of the word. We celebrate her courage, her activism, her public service, her championing of women, and her humor.
Sissy Farenthold (center) on an Institute for Policy Studies delegation to Moscow in 1984 to discuss disarmament. Donald McHenry, former U.S. Ambassador to the UN, is second from left.

Remembering Frances "Sissy" Farenthold

Sissy’s resume displays her will, her intelligence and her remarkable energy. What it doesn’t reveal is her warmth, her generosity, and her empathy.
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Why Billionaires Love to Park Their Dynastic Wealth in Places Like South Dakota

State-level loopholes have made it possible for some of the wealthiest families in the world to make sure most of their riches are never taxed.
Aerial Views Of Manhattan

The Least Sympathetic People in the Entire World?

They just may be the super rich who’ve bought mega-million condos in midtown Manhattan’s now infamous needle towers.

Reports and Resources

  • Biden and the Border: Immigration and Border Policy Under Biden

    October 19 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm at Zoom Webinar

    A critical evaluation of immigration policy and policing under Biden, and a conversation about actually honoring the humanity of people who migrate.

  • What is Fueling Climate Change?

    October 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm at Webinar

    In preparation for COP 26, Manuel Pérez-Rocha of IPS will join a panel of experts from different parts of the world to discuss some of the factors that are fueling climate change.

  • Book Talk: The Strong Black Woman with Marita Golden

    November 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Online Zoom Event

    IPS Director Tope Folarin talks with author award-winning author Marita Golden, about her new book on "How a Myth Endangers the Physical and Mental Health of Black Women", joined by special guest Dr. Seanna Leath.

  • Webinar: Korea’s Green New Deal: Myths and Realities

    November 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm at Zoom Webinar

    Four Korean experts report from the frontlines of the climate crisis in Asia. (November 18 @ 9:00 am -  10:30 am KST)

  • Creating Exciting Consciousness-Raising Events

    December 2 @ 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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