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 hidden burden America’s top-heavy distribution of income and wealth places on people of modest means.
California’s Fair Pay to Play Act, allowing NCAA athletes to profit off their name and likeness, marks the beginning of a new era in collegiate sports.
Sam Pizzigati discusses growing economic inequality in the US, how to employ taxation to close the gap, and the importance of unions and worker power.
By bridging the racial wealth divide, we can reduce the economic inequality that’s holding down our entire country.
Companies willingly censor or condemn free speech to retain market share in authoritarian countries. Just ask NBA General Manager Daryl Morey.
From the US to the UK to Turkey, it is a hallmark of right-wing populists to make a preposterous policy and then be forced to retreat.
Paying for Medicare for All without raising taxes is possible if we commit to slashing military spending and Pentagon waste.
In countries like Peru, extractive industries contract police to suppress Indigenous protesters and detain international observers — including me.
Through the ‘Great Replacement’ narrative, far right extremism has captured the hearts and minds of mass shooters, populist politicians, and institutions.
Phyllis Bennis discusses Israel’s recent election, whether changes are likely to come for Palestinians, and the Israeli government’s shift toward the right.