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.
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A systematic program of investment in renewables and energy efficiency will create many more jobs than pipelines and pose far less threat to life on our planet.
The pandemic has exposed the inadequacies of America’s healthcare system. For proof, look no further than its failure to protect its citizens from COVID-19.
Trump’s use of federal paramilitaries is a classic tactic of autocrats to test how far they can push their authority in opposition-controlled regions.
Access to essential medications, like birth control, should not be subject to the whims of our employers.
You don’t go to jail for missing a highway toll. It shouldn’t be any different for fare evasion on public transportation.
Many companies are tweeting about their commitment to racial equity, but not practicing it in their own staffing.
With the money we spend on ICE and CBP, we could solar power nearly 35 million homes.
Despite a boom in package deliveries, USPS is facing insolvency due to crisis-related drops in mail revenue and increased costs.
The major challenges flaring up today demand strong public investment in community well-being and resilient infrastructure, not more militarization.