Criminalization of Race and Poverty Program at the Institute for Policy Studies Responds to the Debt Ceiling Deal
“It makes it harder for poor and low-income families to access food benefits they deserve, while making it easier for wealthy people to cheat on their taxes.”
Until the River Runs Dry
Every year, wealthy donors divert more money into intermediaries, drying up the river of donations meant for working charities. We can change that.
Institute for Policy Studies’ Second Annual Marcus Raskin Award for Civic and Intellectual Courage Will Honor Katrina vanden Heuvel, Editorial Director and Publisher of The Nation
Katrina vanden Heuvel has displayed civic and intellectual courage both in battling right-wing forces in the mainstream media and as a fierce defender of vigorous and respectful debates within the progressive movement.
The First Trillionaire: No Cause for Celebration
We’ll never, as a nation, take on the ultra-rich if millions of Americans identify with them.
PRESS ADVISORY: Global South Delegation on Energy Transition Visits European Capitals 29 May- 2 June, 2023
The delegation will hold public events, meet with policymakers and NGOs, and engage with members of the media in Berlin, Brussels, and London from May 29 to June 2, 2023.
Garbage In, Garbage CEO Windfalls Out
‘Waste management’ won’t help us confront climate change so long as corporate self-interest rules
There’s No Debate Over Debt—Only About Priorities
If the GOP cared about debt, they’d stop cutting rich people’s taxes and give the Pentagon a haircut. So what’s this really about?
New report: $1.1 trillion – or 62% – of the federal discretionary budget was spent on militarism and war last year
“When we invest so heavily in militarism at home and abroad, we deprive our own communities and people of solutions to problems that pose immediate security threats.”
REPORT: The Warfare State: How Funding for Militarism Compromises Our Welfare
Nearly two-thirds of the federal discretionary budget goes to militarized federal programs, leaving just over a third for our communities — a sliver some lawmakers want to cut even further.
International Mission to Colombia to Share Ways to Stop Abusive Corporate Claims
12 representatives of organizations from 8 Latin American countries and other parts of the world will visit Colombia to participate in a mission to share their experiences of standing up to corporate greed and stopping abusive transnational claims in the courts.