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

Trump World 2025

The most terrifying war that Trump is planning is his attack on America.

Our Political System Is Failing Our Planet. Climate Marchers Show There’s Another Way.

We need a fundamental political, economic, and social transformation to take on the climate crisis with true urgency.

A Telling Tale of Two Press Lords

Rupert Murdoch made the world safe for grand fortune. E.W. Scripps had a better idea.

Congressmembers Express Regret for U.S. Support of Pinochet Dictatorship as Chilean President Arrives in Washington

President Boric will reflect on the 50th anniversary of the Chilean coup at the site of the assassination of two Institute for Policy Studies colleagues in 1976.

More Butterflies, Fewer Billionaires: Unrigging the Global Economy

The world has one last shot at reducing global inequality and saving the planet.

Poverty Made an Alarming Jump. Congress Should Have Stopped It.

It’s time for policymakers to listen to American workers and families instead of billionaires and corporate bosses.

Beware the Anti-China Sentiment Pushing Us Towards Another Cold War

If the United States can’t learn to cooperate with China, our future will be one of constant escalation of wars and threats of wars and all that comes with them

America’s Auto Workers: On Strike Against Inequality. Again.

UAW activists years ago helped usher in a vastly more equal society. Can history repeat?

It Isn’t Nice, But Climate Activists Will Block the Doorways

“There are nicer ways to do it. But the nice ways always fail.”

Challenging Mining Corporations at the International Level

What can you do when you’ve run out of options at the local and national levels?