Archive: Statements

94 Organizations Urge Congress to Stand Up to Pressure from Corporate Lobbyists and Pass President Biden’s Build Back Better Plan

Letter denounces corporate lobbyists’ assault on vital programs and services supporting children and working families and combating climate change.

93 Organizations Urge Congress to Stand Up to Pressure from Corporate Lobbyists and Pass President Biden’s Build Back Better Plan

Letter denounces corporate lobbyists’ assault on vital programs and services supporting children and working families and combating climate change.

National Priorities Project Commends Senate Rejection of $50 Billion Pentagon Grab

The increase would have come on top of the more than $750 billion the budget resolution already reserved for the Pentagon.

IPS Mourns the Death of AFL-CIO President Rich Trumka

The former mineworker received the Institute’s Letelier-Moffitt Human Rights Award in 1990 for his leadership in the successful Pittston coal strike.

Open Letter to the Biden Administration on the Need for a Pandemic Pivot

It’s urgent not to return to the previous status quo. It’s time for creative thinking and bold action.

After New Islamophobic Smears, IPS Continues to Stand with Human Rights Champion Ilhan Omar

We are proud to have her host our Letelier-Moffitt Human Rights Awards, and call on Twitter to suspend Trump’s account

International Civil Society Organizations Call on Honduran Government to End Abuses Against Protesters and on the U.S. Government to Denounce Security Force Abuses in Honduras

Over the last several weeks, Honduran security forces have killed and wounded teachers, students, health care workers and other Honduran citizens protesting cuts to the health and education system.

Institute for Policy Studies Statement in Support of Union Drive at Buffalo, NY Tesla Facility

There Can Be No Climate Justice Without Workers’ Rights

IPS Statement: Stand with Charlottesville

This weekend, events at the University of Virginia revealed the consequences of systemic and insidious white supremacy.

No Justice in Sight for Palestinians as Trump Tries on Diplomacy

Despite his claims, Trump’s diplomatic actions provide little hope for peace and justice for Palestinians.

Trump Likely to Use Tragedy in Manchester as Leverage to Push for Islamophobic Policies

If U.S. national security truly aims to diminish the threat of terrorism, it must address the factors that perpetuate it.

White House Declares War On Earth’s Atmosphere

But states are moving independent of the administration to protect us from a climate catastrophe.

Trump’s Budget Proposal Is a Moral Atrocity

It salts the wounds of working people, guts diplomacy, and vandalizes the planet — all under the banner of false populism.

‘Muslim Ban 2.0’ Was a Vital Test of Judicial Strength

Local city-based movements have helped strengthen the backbone of judges standing up to these horrific policies.