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

How Corporations Pumped Up CEO Pay While Their Low-Wage Workers Suffered in the Pandemic

More than half of the country’s 100 largest low-wage employers rigged pay rules in 2020 to give CEOs 29 percent average raises while their frontline employees made 2 percent less.

Executive Excess 2021

Low-Wage Workers Lost Hours, Jobs, and Lives. Their Employers Bent the Rules — To Pump up CEO Paychecks.

Pan American Silver Pressured to Shut Down Community Interference in Guatemala

Indigenous leaders in Guatemala and their allies take a stand against corporate greed in their community.

Humanizing the People Police Kill

The standard, often unreliable reporting on police killings dehumanizes victims — a fact my own family knows too well.

Why Human Rights Watch Designating Israel’s Crimes as Apartheid Is a Very Big Deal

The report reflects the power of decades of work in defense of Palestinian rights.

The Man for the Moment Who Must Do More

Biden deserves praise for going big and bold on the economy. Let’s push him to go bigger and bolder.

Immigrants to the Rescue

For countries facing a demographic crisis, immigrants are the answer.

Don’t Let the Rich Avoid Taxes

A progressive tax system is one of the few tools we can deploy to slow and reverse the growth of billionaire power.

Care Advocates Celebrate Big Wins in American Families Plan

Their mantra? Celebrate today. Organize tomorrow.

The Court’s Already Packed. The Question Is How to Fix It.

Biden is lukewarm about expanding the Supreme Court, and Nancy Pelosi says she won’t schedule a vote on it. Still, Republicans are fuming.