“Our report details how taxpayers are in effect rewarding corporate executives for gaming the tax system,” says co-author Scott Klinger. “The tax code has become a prime enabler of bloated CEO pay.”
Expert Available: Daphne Wysham on India’s power outage
Experts skeptical about aerospace industry study on military spending and jobs. “Defense contractors are notoriously bad jobs creators,” said IPS Research Fellow Miriam Pemberton.
With many Americans only recently recovered from extreme weather, transportation challenges, and power and communications outages, some explore ways to strengthen local circles of support.
IPS Director John Cavanagh will participate in a protest outside the Vancouver headquarters of Pacific Rim today.
Director of IPS is “grateful” for opportunity to showcase “proud history of public scholarship”
Robert Alvarez offers a detailed analysis of the actios and impacts of sections relating to nuclear weapons in the National Defense Authorization Act for 2013.
Japanese Parliamentarian Ms. Kuniko Tanioka is one of the few Japanese politicians willing to speak out publicly and critically on the Fukushima nuclear meltdowns and her government’s response to it. She is joined by Robert Alvarez, IPS senior scholar, in a briefing on Fukushima to occur May 10.
Emira Woods, public scholar on Africa, foreign policy, originally from Liberia, available for comment or interview.
Demonstrations by young “one percenters” in almost ten cities will include lessons in how to fairly cut pumpkin, pecan, and apple pies.
Over 130 events planned in 39 countries on Tuesday, April 17. Actions come as new global military spending data released by Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). Action coincides with U.S. tax day.
Experts available to discuss the failed promises of Obama’s policies towards Canada and Mexico.
In “99 to 1,” Chuck Collins pulls together detailed information about the 1 percent and the 99 percent in all realms of society, the causes and consequences of this deep inequality, and what can be done about it. His book provides answers to the growing population of everyday Americans who are paying closer attention to the 99 percent movement.
In advance of Trans-Pacific trade talks, over 100 economists are sending a letter today urging negotiators to promote global financial stability by allowing the use of capital controls.
Split This Rock is coming soon!
A poetry festival to make you swoon.
March twenty-second through twenty-fifth
Poems by and for the ninety-nine percent.