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.
Serious proposals are on the table to address the deepening divide between the uber-rich and the rest of us.
An open letter from over one hundred artists, activists, scholars, and writers
Workers have been fighting Donald Trump’s agenda form the earliest days of his presidency.
Barriers to public transit access make it harder for people, particularly people of color and the poor, to get to jobs and schools.
Those rare moments when our political class suddenly starts viewing the nation’s richest through a skeptical lens can help trigger real social change.
The left has a proud tradition of both democracy and anti-imperialism. It’s critical to keep both traditions in mind when addressing the current crisis in Venezuela.
Black and Latino unemployment hit historic lows in 2018, but this is not enough to close the enormous gaps in wealth.
Sanders’ new ‘For the 99.8% Act’ is squarely aimed at preventing the children of today’s billionaires from dominating our future democracy, economy, culture and philanthropy
Taxing wealth over $50 million would be an investment in protecting our country from the tyranny of a plutocracy.