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.
Hungary’s authoritarianism, Portugal’s generosity, Italy’s call for solidarity, Germany’s tightfistedness: European responses to the crisis are varied.
The president is dismissing dire warnings of an imminent USPS collapse, falsely claiming that postal financial woes are self-inflicted.
“Wash your hands. Don’t touch your face. And buy a subscription to your local newspaper.”
Warehousing people in unsanitary conditions and then deporting them to poor countries is a recipe for contagion.
Malaysian economist Martin Khor was one of the world’s leading advocates of policies to reduce economic disparities within and between nations.
For working people, our economy was never as strong as it seemed. The trillions we invest in recovering from the coronavirus must change that.
The wealthy argue safety net programs create an incentive for folks to stop working. They’re wrong, but especially so during pandemics like the coronavirus.
Khury Petersen-Smith and Rebecca Vilkomerson discuss racism and security, and how the coronavirus pandemic gives us an opportunity to redefine security.
International cooperation needs to take priority right now, and countries must stop their wars against one another and against their own populations.