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

Will Today’s Millennials Ever Live in a More Equal USA?

If current distributional trends continue, new Fed wealth data suggest, our future divides will be even wider.

A Bittersweet Hispanic Heritage Month

This year, we’re facing high COVID-19 infection rates, job losses, and voter suppression. But we are resilient.

Celebrating Somali Workers Standing Up to Amazon

The Minnesota-based Awood Center is receiving a prestigious human rights award for their support of immigrant warehouse workers fighting for their dignity and justice on the job.

Nukes and North Korea: A New Direction?

North Korea’s nuclear program is a regional issue. It requires a regional response.

Trump Gets Socialized Health Care. What About the Rest of Us?

The president has free access to the best medical care in the world. There’s no reason why the rest of America shouldn’t get what their taxes pay for.

IPS launching search for new Executive Director

The IPS Board is excited to engage you in the search for a new IPS Executive Director.

Donald Trump Makes the Swamp Bigger

Donald Trump brought a whole new world of corruption to Washington.

Vacant Housing

A new report addresses housing shortages and vacancies in Los Angeles.

Can You Imagine Ivanka Trump Consulting for a Pizza Parlor?

At tax time in a plutocratic America, anything goes for a family like the Trumps.

The Pentagon Took Money for PPE and Bought Weapons

Make no mistake: The Trump administration’s heartlessness and militarism are costing lives.