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.
In countries like Peru, extractive industries contract police to suppress Indigenous protesters and detain international observers — including me.
Through the ‘Great Replacement’ narrative, far right extremism has captured the hearts and minds of mass shooters, populist politicians, and institutions.
Phyllis Bennis discusses Israel’s recent election, whether changes are likely to come for Palestinians, and the Israeli government’s shift toward the right.
We’ve identified more than $300 billion in annual military savings alone that we could better invest in priorities like Medicare for All.
Egalitarian-minded economics are pushing for a ‘GDP 2.0’ — and getting some lawmaker help.
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Trump’s been haphazardly deploying more troops, drones, and dollars abroad for endless wars while waging a shadow foreign policy for his own benefit.
CEO-worker pay gaps are the clearest proof that corporations like Mattel and many others don’t respect their employees.
Policies that aren’t rooted in Indigenous communities can cause many of the same oppressive outcomes as extraction.