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

Trump’s Regime Change List Revealed

Netfa Freeman discusses ‘Troika of Tyranny,’ why the U.S. targets these three socialist countries, and the recent election of Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil.

Mouthy Moguls: Our Latest Disappearing Species

What do America’s billionaires feel about the burning issues of the day? They’d rather not say — in public.

How Ordinary Americans Can Welcome Migrants and Refugees With Open Arms

In 2015, ordinary Europeans welcomed refugees with open arms. Will we do the same with the caravan from Central America?

Breaking Down the U.S. Military Budget

The U.S. federal budget is a cerebral subject, seemingly reserved for the technocratic elite to calculate, deconstruct, recompose, modify, and amend. But it affects people’s daily lives in profound ways, and not just in America.

In Response to Pittsburgh, We Must Come Together as One

We stand with the victims of every white-supremacist and racist and anti-Semitic assault back through history.

Trump Returns to an Old Formula: Lies and Hatred

The president is putting up a dirty fight to maintain the Republican majority in Congress.

Time For Duterte to Shut Down This Mining Company

OceanaGold has not adhered to its commitments under its mining permit and various Philippine laws and regulations.

Want to Save the Climate? Break Up the Big Banks.

Our economy — and our planet — depends on it.

The Wealth of America’s Three Richest Families Grew by 6,000 Percent Since 1982

Three US families have a combined wealth of $348.7bn. As their generations expand, we are are drifting toward a society governed by the rich.

Help Spread the Word: #BillionaireBonanza2018

Help us spread the word about our new report: Billionaire Bonanaza 2018