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

Assassination of Top Iranian General Could Provoke Disastrous Regional War

Understanding Trump’s decision to assassinate Soleimani, what retaliation from Iran might look like, and how it got to this point.

Soleimani’s Assassination Violates International Law and Puts Peace Further Out of Reach

Phyllis Bennis says Congress must stop Trump from taking the U.S. to war without any justification or provocation.

Threat of War Inflates Stock Holdings of Military Contractor CEOs

As long as the top executives of our privatized war economy can reap unlimited rewards, the profit motive for war in Iran, or anywhere, will persist.

The Assassination of Suleimani Escalates the Threat of War

President Trump’s withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal nearly two years ago started the US down this path with Iran.

Trump’s Iran Aggression Deserves Full-Throated Opposition

Trump is betraying his voters and threatening millions of lives. Call him on it before it’s too late.

Call Congress: No War With Iran

The military action to kill Iranian Major General Qassim Suleimani was dangerous, illegal and possibly untruthful.

Credit Cards Are Making Us Lots More Unequal

With every purchase, those credit cards in our wallets are reinforcing a rich people-friendly America.

I’m Jewish. I Fight Anti-Semitism and I Support Palestinian Rights.

Anti-Zionism isn’t anti-Semitism. A new generation of young Jews — and a bunch of us who aren’t so young anymore — know that’s wrong.

The Disturbing Uptick in Right Wing Nationalism

Reflecting on the global trend of the rise of right wing nationalism and the people-powered movements that counteracted it.

‘When They Kill One, A Thousand More Are Born’

A Southern Mexico community remembers Mariano Abarca, who gave his life fighting mining companies, with a celebration of resistance.