Archive: Press Releases

Black-led Labor Organizers Discuss Challenges and Tactics of Black Worker Organizing in the Trump Era at State of Black Workers in America Conference

The Institute for Policy Studies held its 3rd State of Black Workers in America Conference at historic Howard University.

IPS to Host 3rd State of Black Workers in America Conference

Day-long conference to feature panels discussing most innovative organizing led by Black workers in the U.S. in the Trump era

Mothers at the Gate Re-Release

In honor of the mothers nation-wide struggling for justice for their incarcerated or formerly incarcerated children

Groups challenge DOE on grid study

Political attack against renewables to ignore billions in polluter welfare.

New IPS Report Provides a Blueprint for States to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions in the Trump Era

This report compiles existing state models for Renewable Portfolio Standards expansion and distributed solar access to low-income communities to create best practices for RPS legislation that can be replicated around the country.

U.S. Anti-war, Climate Justice, Racial Justice, Women’s, Immigrant Rights, Economic Justice Movement Leaders All Oppose Trump’s $54 Billion Increase in Pentagon Budget

The broad-based #No$54BillionforWar Campaign includes city-based resolutions against increased military spending

The CEO Pay Tax Break in the Republican Health Care Proposal

A new report analyzes the cost of removing Obamacare limits on the tax deductibility of executive compensation, based on pay data at the top 5 insurers.

Briefing: Scholars and Organizers on Cameroon’s State-Sponsored Human Rights Abuses

IPS to host panel on conditions that have created Cameroon’s Internet refugees.

A Window Opens Into Trump’s Tax Returns

Trump Would Benefit From His Tax Reform Proposal

NDWA and IPS Report Reveals Link Between Immigration Enforcement and Human Trafficking, With Stories and Solutions From Survivors

The Beyond Survival report found that among 110 reported cases of domestic worker trafficking, 78% of survivors were threatened with deportation if they reported abuse

NDWA and IPS to Release New Labor Trafficking Report at Public Panel Discussion, with Survivors

Labor trafficking survivors and workers rights organizers will discuss findings from Beyond Survival and impact of Trump administration on labor rights

Retirement Divide: 100 CEOs v. the Rest of Us

A new report calculates the gap in retirement assets between the top 100 CEOs and all African-American, Latino, female-headed, and white working class households.

Historic CEO Pay Tax Proposal Passes in Portland

Experts available for comment on the nation’s first tax penalty for extreme CEO-worker pay gaps.

Are You a Woman of Color Living in Detroit? Take This Survey to Help Rebuild Your City

Now is the time to speak out. From affordable housing to child care, we want to hear your thoughts on how to make Detroit better for all of us.

Engaging Women of Color in Crafting Detroit’s Economic Development Plans

IPS’ new project explores how the economic security of women and families should influence Detroit’s economic development plans