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.
Foundations and donors to advised funds ought to be held to new payout standards for a future that requires all hands — and dollars — on deck.
COVID-19 continues to aggravate deeply embedded inequalities. We need bold policy solutions aimed at bridging the racial wealth divide now more than ever.
An (imagined) conversation on the trade-offs between lives and dollars.
The wealthy may be fine with sacrificing the vulnerable, but workers are fighting for the sanctity of human life.
To unlock billions in charitable resources during this crisis, Congress should double the mandated payout of private foundations and donor-advised funds.
From Venezuela to Iran, Washington’s illegal and inhumane economic sanctions are putting millions of lives at risk.
When it comes to distributing financial support, the federal government should be propping up those who need it most.
While the U.S. has pumped trillions into a world-leading military, China has invested heavily in medical supplies, solar power, and many other industries.
This is a dress rehearsal for the climate crisis, and right now we’re failing.