A weekly roundup of what IPS personalities are talking about.
The Institute for Policy Studies joins other Fourth Amendment advocates for a rally in Washington DC on Independence Day to protest NSA spying, oppose privacy violations, and uphold civil rights.
But fracked gas releases greater greenhouse gas emissions than coal, studies suggest.
Growing Apart: A Political History of American Inequality, a new publication of Inequality.org by Colin Gordon, dives deeply into history, explores current events, and examines the root causes of inequality.
As President Obama plans trip to Senegal, Tanzania, and South Africa, a press conference at the National Press Club will give voice to those calling for change in his Africa policy.
Sachs and O’Malley to discuss how Gross Domestic Product can be replaced by other wellbeing indicators to help policymakers to make better choices for a sustainable future.
A press conference and rally protesting the National Security Agency’s abuses of law-abiding Americans will be held on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 12:00 pm on Capitol Hill
A new report by the Institute for Policy Studies shows that Fix the Debt member corporations stand to gain as much as $173 billion in windfalls if Congress adopts their proposal for a territorial tax system.
Cuban national, now out of U.S. prison, speaks of his terrorism charges, false imprisonment at press conference to announce beginning of “Five Days for the Cuban 5” in Washington DC
Two Massachusetts men anchor lobster boat in Mount Hope Bay, call for immediate coal plant shutdown to avert climate change catastrophe
New report shows that while ‘Fix the Debt’ executives call for cuts to Social Security, Medicaid, and more, they continue to benefit from subsidized pay.
Over 55 development, faith, human rights, community, and environmental groups from more than 20 countries teamed up to ask World Bank President Jim Kim to end Bank support for all fossil fuel projects unless the projects are solely focused on directly increasing energy access for the poor.
Report uses Genuine Progress Indicator, finds that a more equitable level of income could generate $65 billion in benefits for Maryland
Compared with ordinary Americans, CEOs pushing cuts have little to lose. CEO-backed cuts would reduce retirement benefits for a typical home care worker by almost 16 percent.
73 civil society organizations urge members of the Green Climate Fund board to pass rules promoting public participation, transparency and accountability.