The latest on Iraq and Gaza from IPS’ Middle East expert
By reducing inequality, boosting consumer spending and reducing underemployment, Maryland’s new Minimum Wage Act could generate over $2 billion a year in economic benefits for the state.
Spring budget season is almost over, and the House and Senate have once again placed parochial politics above budget discipline in their consideration of the Pentagon budget.
Until both lawmakers and universities prioritize reinvesting in America’s young people, the student debt crisis isn’t going anywhere.
Phyllis Bennis discusses President Obama’s West Point speech, the Afghanistan withdrawal, Syria’s ongoing crisis, and Pope Francis’ historic visit to Israel and Palestine.
New report reveals that Walmart cut its taxes by $104 million by giving executives lavish “performance-based” bonuses.
Statement from Institute for Policy Studies Climate Policy Program Director Janet Redman and Food & Water Watch Executive Director Wenonah Hauter
IPS’ recent report has garnered significant attention in prominent national media outlets.
Emira Woods, Co-Director of Foreign Policy In Focus since 2003 and a treasured leader in the movement for global justice, is transitioning her role at IPS.
Those with disabilities are more likely to be poor and jobless than those without, making Medicaid’s expansion more important than ever.
Fortune 500 company is seeking a highly unproductive senior accountant to help inflate the cost of complying with a new federal law requiring that all publicly held corporations disclose the ratio between their CEO and median worker pay.
New report finds that student debt and low-wage faculty labor are rising faster at state universities with the highest-paid presidents.
Student debt and low-wage faculty labor are rising faster at state universities with the highest-paid presidents.
After minor revisions due to updated data from the American Federation of Teachers, the report still concludes that student debt and low-wage faculty labor are rising faster at the state universities with the 25 highest-paid presidents.
After four years of negotiations over the framework of a new UN Green Climate Fund, countries have agreed on what are considered “essential elements” to make the Fund operational.