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

An Equal Pay Victory for Our Winningest National Team

The landmark collective bargaining agreement for the United States Women’s National Team creates a blueprint for equity across global sports organizations.

Debunking the Myth of the Fleeing Millionaire

As it turns out, high-earners won’t leave if you increase their taxes.

Russia, NATO, and the Future of Neutrality

Neither the formerly non-aligned of Europe nor the currently non-aligned of the Global South are interested in furthering Vladimir Putin’s imperial ambitions.

One Million COVID-19 Deaths Is a Searing Indictment of Inequality in America

It was poverty that made the pandemic so deadly. We shouldn’t compound the tragedy of 1 million COVID-19 deaths by letting it continue.

Time to End the West’s Xenophobic Double Standard on Refugees

Racism lowers the floor for how all people are treated. But it’s not too late to change.

Nurses are Standing Up to Profiteers and Demanding Universal Healthcare

The first-ever Senate hearing on Medicare for All examined how our profit-driven healthcare system endangers patients and betrays nurses.

JPMorgan Might Kneel for ‘Justice’ But It Isn’t Standing For True Racial Equity

As is clear from the immense harm corporations continue to cause to communities of color, a racial equity audit is just the first step of many to hold these companies accountable.

The Height of Folly: Safeboxes in the Sky

Can’t our society find something better to do than give billionaires playpens over a quarter-mile up?

Why We Need a Black Worker Bill of Rights

“From warehouses to board rooms, from the Deep South to Silicon Valley, we face discrimination in hiring, promotions, treatment, and pay.”

Overturning Roe Will Lead to a Human Rights Crisis for All Americans

Generations have fought for the constitutional rights to privacy and bodily autonomy. We must protect them.