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

Police and Pentagon Are Bringing Our Wars Home

From Kabul to Atlanta and Baghdad to Minneapolis, we need to end systemic racism and the militarism that makes it even deadlier.

The Pandemic Is Accelerating the Racial Wealth Divide. Here’s How We Turn It Around.

If we want justice, we must help Black families invest in themselves

The De-Trumpification of America

What lessons can be learned from the end of the Confederacy, Nazi Germany, and Saddam’s Iraq?

Still More Reasons to Defund Our CEOs

Their relentless rush to hit the pay jackpot is fueling the calamities that confront us.

Democrats Need Both Climate and Jobs at the Center of COVID-19 Recovery

Across the globe, policies once dismissed as impossible have been implemented. To get America out of its post-pandemic slump, bold thinking is essential.

Land of the Unfree

This July 4, let’s lay claim to the freedom and equality we’ve celebrated for centuries, but seldom practiced.

Why Bolton Matters

You don’t need to lionize Bolton, a far-right hawk, to understand what makes his observations about Trump valuable.

Postal Workers Deliver a Message to Capitol Hill: Save the USPS

Two million Americans petitioned Capitol Hill to show their support for the survival of our public Postal Service.

Black Immigrant Domestic Workers Share Notes on the Storm

Between COVID-19, the resulting economic depression, and structural racism, Black Immigrant Domestic Workers are att he epicenter of three converging crises.

Let’s Work to End Racial Wealth Divide

Even before the pandemic, median white families had literally dozens of times more wealth than median Black or Latinx families.