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.
Republicans want to give corporate CEOs a five-year “get out of jail free card” for jeopardizing the health and safety of their workers.
The Giving Pledgers set out to give away half of their wealth. Ten years later, their assets doubled. How do we break this pattern?
Billionaires get huge tax breaks to park money in private family foundations operated by wealthy heirs. Little goes to actual charity work
Too many Americans belong to the cult of selfish individualism. In the COVID era, this has become a death cult.
Police departments are over-militarized at the local level, too. Ending the 1033 program is one way to change that.
A world led by a unified Europe would be a significantly better place than one mismanaged by a fragmented United States.
Philanthropy is at risk of becoming another extension of the private power of plutocrats, alongside monopoly ownership and media domination.
Countries’ bungling their responses to the coronavirus as others seal themselves off could lead to a total transformation of geopolitics.
Research shows engaging directly with our country’s racist past and present helps students of all colors.
The US should prioritize humanitarian aid over military aid. The former makes for a safer future for all, while the latter makes the world more volatile.