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.
The ultra-rich are using philanthropic vehicles to shield their wealth—it’s time Congress acted.
Hong Kong’s protests are unlikely to spur major changes in the territory, much less on the mainland — but there is a way forward.
New Mexico’s Energy Transition Act established it as a climate policy leader, but progress could be reversed by greedy new corporations entering the state.
Inequality expert and activist Chuck Collins, who gave away his inheritance at 26, uses his perspective from both sides of the divide to deliver a new narrative.
Protesters around the world are singling out the bad actors like Blackrock, Cargill, ADM, and others for profiting off deforestation.
Far-right governments in the U.S., UK, and Brazil are laying bare their nihilistic roots and full destructive potential.
Candidates should pledge that the middle class won’t pay $1 more in new taxes until billionaires put up at least $1 trillion.
The destruction of the Bahamas highlights the Global North’s debt to the South for slavery, colonialism, and the climate crisis.
Palestinians deserve to live freely, but their personhood and freedom are denied every day — with great assistance from the United States.