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.
Pan American Silver paves the way for ecologically and socially destructive mines, and lets communities deal with the fallout.
As more communities rise up to resist the well-known danger of fossil fuel extraction, the industry has been radicalizing against democracy.
If you’re a parent, odds are you’ll be getting a direct deposit very soon.
Most of us see immoral ugliness wherever wealth concentrates. Much more lurks that we need to see.
The human and economic costs of Donald Rumsfeld’s wars are staggering.
Under U.S. trade agreements, corporations are suing developing country governments for sums that far outstrip the value of humanitarian aid.
Lawmakers have known about this giant loophole for years. Now it’s time to do something about it.