Archive: Press Releases

Black Women Labor Leaders Call for an End to Violence Against Black Youth and Those Who Stand Up for Them

“The crosshairs trained on our children are now turned on us when we stand up to call out injustice in our criminal justice system.”

IPS Congratulates Associate Fellow John Kiriakou

Kiriakou will receive the 2015 PEN Center USA First Amendment award on November 16.

Report: 100 CEOs Have as Much in Retirement Assets as 41% of American Families

A just-released report by the Center for Effective Government and the Institute for Policy Studies, A Tale of Two Retirements, is the first to provide detailed statistics on the staggering gap between the retirement assets of Fortune 500 CEOs and the rest of America.

IPS Applauds Declassification of Letelier-Moffitt Assassination Case Documents

The Institute for Policy Studies applauds the U.S. Department of State for declassifying documents today related to the 1976 assassination of two IPS colleagues by agents of the Chilean dictatorship.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Money to Burn

How CEO pay is accelerating climate change

Climate Action Coalition Celebrates Historic Win in Raising Global Awareness on Urgency of Climate Crisis in #ShellNO Action in Portland

In record heat, members and organizers with the Climate Action Coalition in Portland, OR, together with Greenpeace activists made history on Thursday when they forced the MSV Fennica, the Arctic icebreaker, to stand down, delaying its departure by approximately 40 hours.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: POPE CALLS FOR CLIMATE SOLUTIONS THAT PUT PEOPLE AND PLANET FIRST

IPS Expert Available for Comment on Pope Francis’ Climate Encyclical

Report: The Rise of Black Women Workers

From Ferguson to Baltimore, we’re seeing racial injustices reaching crisis level. Black people are struggling, and economic inequality is at the root of much of the discontent.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: “Burning Our Bridges”

How a Tax Holiday is the Wrong Way to Fix our Public Infrastructure

IPS Celebrates Rep. John Conyers and His Historic 50-Year Service in Congress

Congressman Conyers is the first African-American to serve in Congress for at least 50 years and the longest-serving African-American in the history of the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Congress.

Marc Bayard Appointed IPS Associate Fellow

Leading expert on racial equity in the U.S. and international labor movement will launch a new Black Worker Initiative

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Paying CEOs More than Uncle Sam

As the lame-duck Congress turns to extending corporate tax breaks, a new report reveals the growing number of corporations that spend more on executive compensation than federal income taxes.

IPS Fellow Phyllis Bennis Condemns Escalating War in Syria and Iraq

More troops will mean “more violence for Iraqis and Syrians” and will not “make us any safer here at home.”

Darden’s Golden Goodbyes 

While the restaurant giant’s workers face heightened economic uncertainty, three top executives are sailing away with gilded fortunes