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

There’s a New Crash Coming

Skyrocketing debt, Wall Street deregulation, a fraying social safety net, and a diminished dollar could soon leave the United States looking like Greece.

Bank Workers Fight to Rein in Global Finance

One often-forgotten group of people have the information — and the motivation — to tame the bests of finance.

How the Next Presidential Candidate Can Defeat Trump

It’s never too early to come up with an agenda for 2020.

Republicans Scramble to Make Tax Cuts Permanent Ahead of Midterms

Is the GOP is rushing this process due to fear of losing their House Majority or because they think it will help their chances during midterms?

Luxury Real Estate Boom Adds to Risk of Climate Disruption

Should cities build new fossil fuel pipelines to power skyscrapers for the super-rich?

If CEOs Earn 1,000 Times More Than Us, They Don’t Need Taxpayer Dollars

Companies practicing racial or gender inequality cannot receive government dollars. It’s time to do the same for economic inequality.

Trump Administration Tells Palestinian Refugees to Submit or Starve

The Trump administration’s willingness to target UNRWA singles out Palestinian refugees and holds them hostage.

Report: Financial System Change, Not Climate Change

How Banks and Investors Can Be Weaned Off Their Addiction to Fossil Fuels

Nobody in the White House Is Part of ‘The Resistance’

They admit Trump’s dangerous, but they’ll stick with him as long as he cuts billionaires’ taxes, deregulates corporations, and feeds the military-industrial complex.

The GOP Wants Trumpism, Just Without Trump

Critics like that anonymous op-ed writer have no problem with how Trump’s actually hurting people. They just want the leader doing it to look more presidential.