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.
Spending records, voter suppression, and high youth turnout mark the most expensive midterm elections of all time.
Vague rhetoric about ‘access to health care’ and ‘good jobs’ won’t challenge the plutocracy that keeps our lives brutal. These proposals could.
In a rare instance of progressive preemption, the city’s voters told private water corporations to leave them alone.
Opportunities and Challenges for African American Women in the South
Voters in several states passed measures to protect and expand the rights of people across the country.
If more registered voters—more young people, more people of color, more poor people, more women, more immigrants and students and workers and activists—had voted, things might be just a bit better. That’s our real challenge.
The three wealthiest U.S. families own a combined fortune of $348.7 billion. While some earned it, many simply inherited it, and that’s a problem.
Our country is on track to be run by the children of billionaires. Our ancestors recognized this and took action. We can too.
Hardship is a lot more widespread in the Badger State than the official numbers would have you believe.