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

To Win a Green New Deal, Pass the PRO Act

The PRO Act would establish a baseline for ensuring that working people can fight for and win transformative climate policies that benefit everyone.

Billionaire Wealth Gains Could Pay for Two-Thirds of COVID Relief Bill

America’s wealthiest 657 billionaires stand $1.3 trillion richer than they were last March.

Painting the World Green

How committed is the Biden administration to reshaping U.S. foreign policy to save the planet?

Biden’s Relief Package Is a Huge Victory for Workers

It’s one of the largest antipoverty programs ever passed — and will save worker pensions throughout the country.

We May Be One Election From Permanent Minority Rule

Donald Trump has been defeated, but American democracy remains in peril. Here’s how we can reverse the trendline.

Frist Family Leads Pandemic Profiteer Parade in Health Sector

For-profit hospital billionaire owners see their wealth increase by $8.1 billion since March 2020.

Why the Amazon Worker Vote in Bessemer Means So Much

Unions don’t just raise worker wages. They help flatten grand private plutocratic fortunes.

Withdrawing U.S. Troops From Afghanistan Is Only a Start. We Have to End the Air War Too.

The war is a failure. Continuing to wage it will only result in further devastation.

The Talented Mr. Bin Salman

The Saudi prince, like the Patricia Highsmith character, is a confidence man, serial killer, and all-around psychopath. The United States should stop enabling him.

Biden Needs to Keep His Promises on Immigration

The new administration has made some welcome changes, but Biden isn’t living up to all his promises — especially on detention.