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

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.

Does Biden Put His Money Where His Mouth Is On Climate?

Biden’s new climate commitment is the most ambitious in U.S. history, but still short of what science requires and movements demand.

Reviewing President Biden’s First 100 Days

In his first 100 days, has President Biden fulfilled any of his campaign promises?

President Biden’s Tax-the-Rich Plan: Just How Bold?

A little history can help us with the answer.

America Hacks Itself

The Cold War has already turned hot — on the Internet.

What Chinatowns Can Teach Us About Community

As our country looks to “build back better,” Chinatowns show how to foster vibrant, welcoming communities of all kinds.

COVID Shrank the Global Economy, but U.S. Military Spending is Still More Than the Next 11 Countries Combined

The U.S. accounts for 39 percent of global military spending. That’s more than the next eleven countries combined.