Our Work

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.

Latest Work

Report: Billionaire Bonanza 2020

Billionaire wealth has grown astoundingly over the last few decades — and, for some “pandemic profiteers,” even more dramatically since the COVID-19 crisis.

A Progressive Victory over the Coronavirus

South Korea, having beaten back the coronavirus, is now poised to show the world how to move forward to save lives, democracy, and the planet.

Undocumented Workers Need a Bailout, Too

Beyond performing essential labor, we are humans — and, in a pandemic, that should be enough to deserve help.

Congress: Public Transit Is Essential. It Needs Emergency Funding Now.

The IPS Climate Policy Program is joining over 70 other organizations to call for increased federal funding for public transit.

Who’s Responsible for America’s Coronavirus Fiasco?

Donald Trump could end up in court over his mishandling of the coronavirus.

Congress: Put Workers and Communities First, Not Corporate Polluters

The IPS Climate Policy Program and 339 other organizations are calling on Congress to support ordinary people through this crisis, not the fossil fuel industry.

The Next Pandemic

We will always play catch-up with these wily viruses if we continue our all-out war on the environment.

I Take Hydroxychloroquine. Please Don’t Hoard It.

To prevent hoarding and protect public health, we need to move towards universal care and lower-cost drugs.

From Swords to Ploughshares

The private interests thriving on continuous war preparation are thwarting progress towards a less militarized world.

The Next Coronavirus Bill Must Protect the 2020 Election

We need no-excuse absentee voting now — and that’s the bare minimum.