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

Billionaires Are Getting Even Richer From the Pandemic. Enough Is Enough.

With the right policy actions now, we can exit this pandemic on a pathway to a more decent and equitable society.

A Care for All Town Hall

Caregiving could be isolating, even before coronavirus. A Caring Across Generations virtual gathering offers caregivers a chance to connect in solidarity.

Shed No Tears for CEOs with Sinking Share Prices

In today’s corporate pay environment, even a global pandemic can’t deny chief executives their windfalls.

Let’s Stop Pretending Billionaires Are in the Same Boat as Us During This Pandemic

While millions of Americans were being thrown out of work by the coronavirus, the super rich saw their wealth increase 10 percent.

US Billionaire Wealth Surges as COVID-19 Pandemic Worsens.

As a percentage of wealth, billionaire taxes have fallen 79% since 1980.

Rich are Getting Richer, Despite Pandemic

As billionaires’ wealth continues to balloon, it’s time for them to pay their fair share.

Report: Billionaire Bonanza 2020

Billionaire wealth has grown astoundingly over the last few decades — and, for some “pandemic profiteers,” even more dramatically since the COVID-19 crisis.

A Progressive Victory over the Coronavirus

South Korea, having beaten back the coronavirus, is now poised to show the world how to move forward to save lives, democracy, and the planet.

Undocumented Workers Need a Bailout, Too

Beyond performing essential labor, we are humans — and, in a pandemic, that should be enough to deserve help.

Congress: Public Transit Is Essential. It Needs Emergency Funding Now.

The IPS Climate Policy Program is joining over 70 other organizations to call for increased federal funding for public transit.