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

The Next Coronavirus Bill Must Protect the 2020 Election

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

Postal Carriers Are Essential Workers. They Need a Stimulus, Too.

The president is trying to use the coronavirus crisis to kill the public postal service. We can’t let him.

War And Militarism Is Worsening COVID Crisis

Despite millions of coronavirus cases around the globe, war continues to be waged — many of them on behalf of the united states. That must end immediately.

Report: No Warming, No War

In the face of both COVID-19 and the climate crisis, we urgently need to shift from a culture of war to a culture of care.

After the Coronavirus, There Is No ‘Going Back to Normal’

Economic and political changes borne from the coronavirus must build the resiliency of the poor and working people most affected by the pandemic.

How Wars, Sanctions, and Militarism Made the Coronavirus Crisis Worse

As we take steps to control the virus, these devastating U.S. foreign policies need to be immediately reversed.

Taxes Paid By Billionaires Decreased 79 Percent Since 1980, as Percentage of Their Wealth

As we emerge from this pandemic, substantial tax increases are inevitable. Central to the program should be a tax that limits the hoarding of wealth by the billionaire class.

Jayapal Proposes Layoff Prevention Plan as the Fed Expands Corporate Aid With No Employment Strings

We could avoid a return to Great Depression-era unemployment rates if we follow European models and tie business assistance to preserving jobs.

If the Rich Trust in Hydroxychloroquine, Should We?

In deeply unequal societies, figuring out who to believe will always be a challenge.

COVID-19 ‘Shock Doctrine’ Has Begun

We need a collective response to the coronavirus crisis to bring out the best of humanity.