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

Senators Failed to Add Anti-Immigrant Border Policy to Budget Deal

Yesterday, two anti-immigrant amendments that would have extended the legacy of the draconian Trump-era immigration policy, Title 42, each took the Senate floor for a vote. Both failed. Title 42 […]

A Big Year for the Charity Reform Movement

Our 2022 findings, publications, conversations, and political prospects made it clearer than ever that we need meaningful charity reform – and that a strong majority agrees.

Wall Street Won’t Regulate Greenhouse-Gas Emissions by Itself

When it’s a choice between averting catastrophe and making money, Wall Street will always choose making money.

The Future of Korean Democracy

Korea faces the same democratic deficits as other countries–polarized opinion, rising populism, pervasive fake news–just when it needs responsive democracy the most.

The Far Right is Crazy–Like a Fox

Forget the deplorables and focus instead on the persuadables.

The Top 10 Inequality Victories of 2022

Champions of a more egalitarian society made important strides, building the power of workers while reducing the power of wealthy tax dodgers and greedy pharma execs.

Can We Talk Sensibly about Inequality and Ignore the Rich?

Not if we want to see a safe, decent, and sustainable future, say UN researchers

Supporting IPS is the Best Gift You Can Make — Here’s 8 Reasons Why

We’re taking a moment to celebrate the wins we’ve seen in 2022.

No, ‘Independent State Legislatures’ Can’t Shred Constitutional Rights

Far-right state lawmakers say the Constitution gives them the right to stiff voters. Legal experts say that’s bogus.

The Crypto-Populist Pyramid Scam

Here’s how to connect Donald Trump and Nayib Bukele to Sam Bankman-Fried and Bored Ape Yacht Club.