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

Tommy Raskin: An Exception to All the Rules

The former intern and member of the IPS family was a bright intellectual light who is already sorely missed.

In 2021, Let’s Ring a Global Alarm — on Inequality — That Everyone Can Hear

Our task ahead: preventing a deeply unequal world from recreating pre-pandemic business as usual.

Biden’s Approach to North Korea and the NPT Option

How about turning North Korea’s nuclear weapons into solar panels?

The COVID-19 Relief Deal is a Welcome Stopgap. Congressional Progressives Aim for Much More in 2021.

The Progressive Caucus has unveiled a legislative agenda designed to meet the scale of the pandemic catastrophe and reduce our vulnerability to future crises.

Fact Sheet: Congressional Progressive Caucus Priorities

The Congressional Progressive Caucus has released a bold agenda for 2021. This fact sheet analyzes the implications of these priorities for the American people.

Why Can’t CEOs Pay For Their Own 3-Martini Lunch?

Buried in the COVID relief deal is a provision that will require taxpayers to subsidize lavish business meals for corporate executives.

America’s Destructive Denialisms

The refusal of tens of millions of Americans to recognize the election results is part of a much larger denialism — of COVID-19, of climate change, and U.S. decline.

MacKenzie Scott’s Bold and Direct Giving Puts Shame to the Billionaire Class and Their Perpetual Private Foundations.

The billionaire philanthropist continues to defy the charitable norms of the 1 percent.

Biden’s Top Trade Official Should Work to Protect Governments From the Rising Number of Corporate Lawsuits

In 2020, foreign investors filed at least 51 known lawsuits demanding huge sums from governments struggling to fight a historic pandemic.

Celebrating the Passage of the Corporate Transparency Act

This week, Congress takes a meaningful step toward eliminating anonymous shell corporations.