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

What ‘Abolish Ice’ Really Means

It’s about asking whether we need an immigration system that terrorizes the least dangerous people in this country.

Trump’s Cuts to Food Stamps Are Indefensible, Economically and Morally

The SNAP program reduces poverty better than anything else, with very little fraud.

Celebrate American Excellence — With Equal Pay

In soccer and in everything else, we need to pay America’s millions of underpaid women what they’re worth.

House Anti-BDS Resolution Reveals the Power and Limits of the Israeli Lobby

The defense of Palestinian rights has become more acceptable and accusations of anti-Semitism have become more sparing in the mainstream media, despite the House’s recent resolution against the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement.

How to Decide the Fate of the Planet

Is China or the Green New Deal the Answer to Climate Change?

The Mad Military Money Machine

The military industrial complex is costly and inefficient. It’s time to cut the defense budget and end its wasteful practices.

As the Far Right Goes Global, So Do Anti-BDS Bills

An increasingly global campaign to tar the BDS movement as “anti-Semitic” comes as Israel’s staunchest global defenders are increasingly anti-Semites themselves.

Airline Catering Workers Connect Poverty Wages to Corporate Greed

Thousands of subcontracted workers who prepare and deliver in-flight meals are demanding better pay and healthcare from the multibillion-dollar airline industry.

What the House Anti-BDS Resolution Reveals About the Palestine Solidarity Movement

How can we pierce the Washington bubble and bring Congress into greater congruence with changing public opinion?

Why Did Democrats Pass Trump’s 2-Year Budget and Debt Ceiling Bill?

On Thursday the House passed a massive $2.7 trillion budget and debt ceiling bill with overwhelming support from Democrats and only 65 Republican votes.