President Obama’s remarks this week on inequality and economic mobility are on the right track but need to be followed by action, said experts Sam Pizzigati, editor of Inequality.org and IPS Associate Fellow, and Chuck Collins, director of the Inequality and the Common Good project at IPS.
The Institute for Policy Studies will hold an Idea Slam competition as part of its 50th Anniversary Celebration and Reunion. Celebrity judges include Danny Glover.
A weekly roundup of what IPS personalities are talking about.
Chanting, “Human need, not corporate greed! Robin Hood Tax now!” protesters dressed as polar bears, farmers, and bankers engaged with officials entering the meeting to urge them to support a Robin Hood Tax.
As meetings begin in Berlin, Germany, Redman says that the Green Climate Fund must be focused on meeting the needs of people in developing countries, not maximizing corporate profit.
Highlights over the past 50 years, from the antiwar and civil rights movements in the 1960s to recent peace and global justice movements to the Occupy movement.
Join us on livestream for a night of what you won’t hear in the mainstream media.
Chilean Student Movement and City Life Vida Urbana, group fighting foreclosures, evictions, are recipients of prestigious Letelier-Moffitt Human Rights Award by Institute for Policy Studies
Washington DC awards ceremony will feature Danny Glover, Camila Vallejo. Event will include music, poetry, food, open bar.
Emira Woods, an Institute for Policy Studies expert originally from Liberia, comments on Taylor’s conviction.
The Occupy movement has made millions of Americans think harder about our economic, environmental, and political realities, and that has the potential to change everything.
Now I’ve got the Steely Mitt blues.
Seen him on TV.
But I’ll never forget
what Mitt did to me.
Over 100 people protested today at the World Bank building, as a tribunal housed inside the building decided the fate of El Salvador under the provisions of CAFTA.
In squares, parks, and plazas all over the country, we’re taking the time for true democracy to work.
Of last year’s 100 highest-paid U.S. corporate chief executives, 25 took home more in CEO pay than their company paid in 2010 federal corporate income taxes.
A 10-year-old’s perspective of the debt ceiling debacle.
IPS co-founder Marcus Raskin and others provided crucial aid to whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg.
IPS co-founder Marcus Raskin helped whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg release the Pentagon Papers.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s behavior parallels that of the International Monetary Fund itself.