Our Work

At IPS, our work is centered in our vision: we believe everyone has a right to thrive on a planet where all communities are equitable, democratic, peaceful, and sustainable. Our intersecting programs and initiatives, led by a diverse group of expert staff and associate fellows, are helping to shape progressive movements toward this vision.

Latest Work

International Law Uncanceled

The Biden administration lifted sanctions against the International Criminal Court. It’s not enough.

Biden’s Jobs Plan Will Help Seniors Get Care At Home

By supporting quality home care, the plan will help seniors avoid dangerous, for-profit nursing facilities.

Voter Suppression Is An Attack On Democracy — And My Faith

My faith teaches me to stand with the marginalized, whose voting rights are now under sustained assault.

If Impoverished Countries Can Host Millions of Refugees, the U.S. Can Welcome a Few Thousand

The factors that drive displacement are often complex, but welcoming refugees isn’t.

A Manchester Boldly United for a More Equal Metropolis

A major UK urban center takes on the most ambitious of goals: a fairer future for all.

La 4T y los Derechos de los Inversionistas Extranjeros

Para que México despierte de la pesadilla neoliberal y poder garantizar la soberanía nacional, es imperioso reformar sus TLC y TBI.

Biden’s Plan Invests in Quality Home Care, Not Dangerous For-Profit Nursing Homes

New research reveals nursing homes owned by private equity investors have higher death rates.

Global Billionaire Wealth Surges $4 Trillion Over Pandemic

A Warren-Jayapal style wealth tax on global billionaires would raise $345 billion in its first year. The cost of vaccinating the world is estimated at $141.2 billion.

Raising This Tax Would Make the Ultra-Rich Pay Their Fair Share

A reformed estate tax could reduce extreme wealth inequality and end tax breaks for dynasty trusts and other loopholes exploited by the rich.

Is the Long War Finally Ending?

Withdrawing several thousand U.S. troops from Afghanistan is just the tip of the iceberg.