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 Build Back Better program isn’t just inadequate on climate—it may be a disaster. Here’s what movements are demanding next.
The movement to tax extreme wealth to pay for human needs suddenly has a rare political opening.
A new U.S. District Court ruling helps billionaires escape millions in gift taxes.
South Dakota has become a tax haven for the wealthy. Here’s how the trust industry gained a foothold.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, 745 U.S. billionaires have seen their total wealth increase by $2.1 trillion, a gain of 70 percent.
The president’s $3.5 trillion human-needs plan is facing severe cuts from key members of Congress. So why does the military get $7.5 trillion, no questions asked?
Those shiny utopias America’s super rich peddle are dulling our democracy.
New revelations about the Nike founder’s tax-dodging schemes raise questions about his charitable giving.
The veteran tax attorney unraveled Nike founder Phil Knight’s tax avoidance schemes for a recent Bloomberg investigation. He sits down with Chuck Collins to explain how this is possible under existing tax law — and what should change.