Archive: Statements

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.

280 Organizations with over 180 million members worldwide tell OceanaGold to abandon lost suit against El Salvador and “Pack Up and Pay Up”

The organisations are demanding OceanaGold pay El Salvador the $8 million an investor-state tribunal ruled they were owed.

David Friedman Reflects Extreme Far Right Forces in Israeli Politics

Trump’s pick for U.S. Ambassador to Israel’s definition of “peace” means Palestinians accepting an apartheid state

With DeVos Confirmation, Expect Charter School to Prison Pipeline

We could see a deepening of the racial punishment gap for schoolchildren.

A Border Wall Basically Sets an XPRIZE for Criminals to Penetrate Our Border

No matter how tall or deep Trump’s wall is, it will not stop the flow of drugs or traffickers into the U.S., in fact it will heighten the national security risk.

Trump’s Executive Order Will Amount to a Ban on Muslims from the U.S.

This policy bans refugees fleeing wars that we started.

The Trade Debate Isn’t About the U.S. vs. the World, It’s Corporations vs. the Rest of Us

If Trump lets corporate elites dictate new trade rules, all working families will suffer.