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.
For just over 10 percent of a single year’s military spending, we could build enough green electricity for every household in the country.
Youth are demanding a Green New Deal and a sustainable economy. We can start by drastically reducing military spending and shifting defense funds toward renewable energy.
With Japan and South Korea in the middle of a feud, East Asia is on the verge of a serious unraveling.
Oil and gas companies aren’t only polluting our air, water, and soil. They’ve injected themselves into our education system as well.
Millions of us are living in poverty — we need investments to raise the standard of living.
In deeply unequal societies, real gains for working people never come easy.
Bolton’s bellicose worldview is the basic operating system of the Trump administration.
Low-income parents risk jail for putting their kids in better public schools, while the rich bribe colleges to shut the poor out.
The United States, the top historic contributor to carbon emissions, has been treating climate refugees from its own pollution as threats. We can do better.