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.
The five detainees include leaders of the campaign that won the world’s first metals mining ban in 2017 — a ban the cash-strapped government may be moving to overturn.
IPS joins an international coalition condemning the assassination of environmental leaders in Honduras.
Billionaire fortunes have shriveled a bit over the past year. Billionaire power hasn’t.
Economic growth is killing the planet. How do we engineer an alternative?
An annual wealth tax on the world’s richest could raise $1.7 trillion globally.
How community-led energy solutions can benefit the Land of Enchantment — and the country.
That bold a hike, our U.S. history suggests, can actually happen.
The Ukraine Solidarity Network believes that the victims of aggression have every right to defend themselves and should receive the support of those who support national self-determination and justice.
The more we learn from courageous whistleblowers like Marlena Sonn, the more outrage and pressure will build to reform trust law and eliminate the games that the Waltons and the Gettys are playing.
The world’s wealthy already operate by a different set of rules and laws. But allowing the full scale carveout and manipulation of U.S. state trust law to serve their interests should not be one of them.