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

Ignoring India’s Fascism Will Lead to Blowback

It’s in the long-term self-interest of the U.S. to stop coddling the dangerous authoritarian government of India.

Phyllis Bennis Quoted in Truthout: Israel Is Using Starvation as a Weapon of War Against Palestinians

A full-scale ground offensive on Gaza is imminent, even as Palestinians are already suffering collective punishment.

As Israel and Gaza Erupt, the U.S. Must Commit to Ending the Violence — All the Violence

That means ending Washington’s enabling of Israeli violations, and instead demanding real accountability for violations of human rights and international law.

Private Yachts As Long As Football Fields

In what universe can this energy-guzzling reality possibly make any sense?

Russia’s Eroding Geopolitical Strength

In its war in Ukraine, Russia is trying to protect a few pawns even as it puts its powerful queen at risk.

Heir Pollution

By flying in private jets, America’s wealthiest engage in an indefensible form of waste on a warming planet: Heir pollution.

Private Jet Excess Doesn’t Justify Airport Expansion

Climate justice activists are taking a stand against the expansion of New England’s largest private jet port: Hanscom Field.

REPORT: Hanscom High Flyers

Private jet travel is a monumental example of private excess at public expense. Here’s a local case study.

How About a General Strike Against Dollar General?

Execs at massive ‘dollar store’ chains are making fortunes off America’s top-heavy distributions of income and wealth.

The Radicalization of Climate Activism

What we need is a bold “just transition” program that ends fossil fuels as soon as possible.