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

Nothing Is More Personal Than the Right to Control Your Own Body

Roe doesn’t just protect abortion rights. It’s the keystone that keeps politicians out of the most intimate aspects of our lives.

Liberation Is Jewish History. Let’s Make It Our Future, Too.

Jewish people should defend our heritage and stand up against violent injustices in our name.

North Korea’s Real Threat

North Korea’s greatest liability is something that it currently views as an asset: its radical isolation.

Bulldozing Away the Right to Tax the Rich

The rich all over, not just Elon Musk, are flexing their muscle.

Pressure Mounts on Biden to Take Action on Student Loan Debt

Executive action to cancel $50,000 in student loan debt would increase Black wealth by 40 percent.

Russia Is From Mars, Ukraine Is From Venus

Russia is acting like an abusive husband in this gendered conflict.

New Data Tells Us Where Donor-Advised Fund Dollars Go—And Don’t Go

A new research database reveals that many donor-advised fund donations take years to make it to the coffers of operating nonprofits.

From France, an Unexpected Call for a Ceiling on CEO Pay

Our modern societies, top French politicos fear, just might ‘explode’ without one.

A Historic Deal for Union Doormen

After servicing New York City’s wealthiest throughout the pandemic, 32,000 residential workers refused to accept a regressive new contract.

Pushing Back on ‘Soft Climate Denial’

The Biden administration claims to “believe the science” on climate, but its actions need to catch up with its words.