The Power of Fiction in Social Change

IPS Executive Director Tope Folarin and Chuck Collins explore how can fiction shape new narratives for the future.

Poor People’s Campaign State Fact Sheets – 2023

A detailed look at poverty, racism, militarism, and ecological devastation in all 50 states plus D.C.

‘I Don’t Mind the Work’: An IPS Tribute to Harry Belafonte

IPS experts remember their time with the legendary activist, entertainer, and IPS board member.

IPS Looks Back on 20 Years of Endless War and Border Militarization

We didn’t stop the Iraq War, but we changed history. Here’s a look at the legacy of the last two decades — and the brighter future that can follow.

“No Question I was Going to Become an Activist”: 20 Years Later, IPSers Remember the U.S. Invasion of Iraq

IPS staff reflect on the 20th anniversary of the “Shock and Awe” bombing campaign that launched the U.S. invasion of Iraq.

Open Letter: Protect Honduras’s Endangered Environmental Activists

IPS joins an international coalition condemning the assassination of environmental leaders in Honduras.

Supporting IPS is the Best Gift You Can Make — Here’s 8 Reasons Why

We’re taking a moment to celebrate the wins we’ve seen in 2022.

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.

After New Islamophobic Smears, IPS Continues to Stand with Human Rights Champion Ilhan Omar

We are proud to have her host our Letelier-Moffitt Human Rights Awards, and call on Twitter to suspend Trump’s account

How the World Remembers Marc Raskin (1934-2017)

The memories and obituaries trickling in from all over are a tribute to Marc’s legacy — as a brilliant intellect, a lifelong activist, and a kind, caring human being.

Report: The Poor People’s Campaign, 50 Years Later

Auditing America 50 Years After the Poor People’s Campaign Challenged System Racism, Poverty, Militarism, and our National Morality.

Trump’s Budget Proposal Is a Moral Atrocity

It salts the wounds of working people, guts diplomacy, and vandalizes the planet — all under the banner of false populism.

Welcoming our Newest Board Member, Actor and Activist Danny Glover

Glover’s experience as a human rights activist will help strengthen IPS’s connection to progressive transformation projects worldwide.

IPS Statement on Donald Trump’s Energy Advisor Pick

Trump’s choice of energy advisor signals environmental policies that will lead to climate catastrophe.

Ideas Into Action: 2015 Annual Report

Take a look at our 2015 annual report to see how IPS worked to shift the narrative, build power through social movements, and change the rules for lasting, meaningful change.

Options for Ukraine

The Ukraine should seriously consider the option of working with all parties involved in its current crisis–including the European Union, Russia, and the United States–in taking possible steps toward its nonviolent dismemberment in a manner acceptable to its variegated population.