The economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic has strained municipal budgets. How can cities close the gap fairly?
The passion organizers poured into DACA galvanized me and many others to keep organizing—and to aim for the collective liberation of all.
Why are we spending billions on a system set up only to amplify harm, especially in the context of a global public health crisis?
Even before the pandemic, median white families had literally dozens of times more wealth than median Black or Latinx families.
Turns out a whole lot of Americans don’t like racism or police brutality — even in conservative, white, rural, or southern towns.
As wealth concentrates, so have charitable dollars. To get donations to frontline nonprofits, Congress must pass an emergency charity stimulus.
U.S. Billionaire Wealth Up $565 billion since March 18, a gain of
over 19 percent.
The combined wealth of Amazon’s Jeff Bezos and Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg has climbed by nearly $60 billion in the last two months.
The billionaire Tesla CEO made hundreds of millions more by illegally forcing his employees back to work in a pandemic.
Trump’s economic war on China comes in the shadow of an even deadlier military escalation. And it may not stop after November, no matter who wins the election.
From Venezuela to Iran, Washington’s illegal and inhumane economic sanctions are putting millions of lives at risk.
While the U.S. has pumped trillions into a world-leading military, China has invested heavily in medical supplies, solar power, and many other industries.
This is a dress rehearsal for the climate crisis, and right now we’re failing.
Trump botched his COVID-19 response disastrously, so now he’s giving anti-China conspiracy theories the full weight of the U.S. government.
In these uncertain times it’s hard to know what to do. At IPS, we’re doing everything we can to help those in need.