Archive: Press Releases

Corporate Lobby Groups Issue Weak Attack on Economists Who Support Capital Control Flexibility

IPS and GDAE rebut U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Business Roundtable, and other big business critics against capital controls.

Highlighting New Issues in Ending Violence Against Women; More Women Afraid To Come Forward And Access Services

Congressional leaders will participate in ad-hoc hearing examining violence against immigrant women this Thursday on Capitol Hill.

Mas de 250 Economistas llaman a Reformas que Permitan Controles de Capital

En una carta entregada el 31 de enero, más de 250 economistas hacen un llamado urgente al gobierno de Obama para que reforme las reglas de comercio de los Estados Unidos que restringen el uso de controles de capital.

More than 250 Economists Call for Trade Reforms to Allow Capital Controls

While no panacea, they are legitimate policy tools for preventing and mitigating financial crises.

Esteemed DC Writer-Activist Supports Social Justice on His 60th Birthday

A celebration will take place on Saturday Nov. 20, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Busboys & Poets 5th and K street location.

Experts Available: UN Advisory Group on Climate Finance Report

Recommendations downplay role of public finance and rely too much on private finance.

G20: IPS Experts Available for Comment

183 organizations representing more than 200 million citizens urge G20 leaders to “listen to the people, not the banks.”

Leading Poverty Experts Assess New Census Data

Call for Bold, Comprehensive Plan to Combat Poverty and Unemployment

CEOs Who Cut the Most Jobs Earn More than Peers

The 17th annual Executive Excess report shows that CEOs are squeezing workers to boost short-term profits and their own paychecks.

Statement of Phyllis Bennis in advance of President Obama’s speech detailing ‘the end of the war in Iraq’

The director of the Institute’s New Internationalism project says there’s no victory to claim in Iraq.

Top U.S. Leadership Endorses Unified Security Budget

Pentagon plans for cuts won’t change security spending balance

Statement from Phyllis Bennis, Director of the New Internationalism Project

The Institute’s Middle East expert issues a statement on the Wikileaks release on U.S./NATO actions in Afghanistan and Pakistan.

Immigration Debate Ignores Causes

Experts available for comment on immigration.

African-American Woman to Head the Institute for Policy Studies for First Time

Longtime Director of Institute Begins Year-long Sabbatical