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.
Sissy Farenthold was a dynamic trailblazer in every sense of the word. We celebrate her courage, her activism, her public service, her championing of women, and her humor.
Sissy’s resume displays her will, her intelligence and her remarkable energy. What it doesn’t reveal is her warmth, her generosity, and her empathy.
State-level loopholes have made it possible for some of the wealthiest families in the world to make sure most of their riches are never taxed.
They just may be the super rich who’ve bought mega-million condos in midtown Manhattan’s now infamous needle towers.
This problem of rogue actors has long bedeviled the United Nations. But the rise of right-wing populists who insist on their sovereign right to do whatever they please poses an additional challenge to the international community.
The fact that India is well on its way to full-fledged authoritarianism hasn’t factored into the Biden administration’s approach to the “world’s largest democracy.”
Today’s voting rights and economic justice advocates must apply two key lessons from the courageous activists of a half-century ago.
Renowned Chilean author and human rights activist Ariel Dorfman delivered these remarks at the 45th anniversary Letelier-Moffitt Memorial Program on September 19, 2021.
To help pay for vital public investments, Congress needs to end a tax loophole that has allowed greedy private equity execs to pay a lower tax rate than many middle-class Americans.