Press Releases

Billionaire Enabler States: How U.S. States Captured by the Trust Industry Help the World’s Wealthy Hide Their Fortunes

A new report from the Institute for Policy Studies shows how 13 U.S. states shield billionaires – and what we can do about it.

Colombian courts must not be undermined by shadowy international tribunals, say campaigners

International organizations appeal to Colombia’s highest court over human rights violations at one of the largest open pit coal mines in the world.

New Book Examines and Reimagines Warfare Economies

Miriam Pemberton, Institute for Policy Studies Associate Fellow, “Six Stops on the National Security Tour: Rethinking Warfare Economies”

New Report: Gilded Giving 2022

The Institute for Policy Studies’ new report, Gilded Giving 2022, shows the risks of increasingly concentrated philanthropic power.

New Ipsos Poll Shows Broad Majority of Americans Support Bold Charity Reform

Concerns about Warehousing Charity Dollars and Tax Subsidies for Wealthy Donors and Perpetual Foundations Transcend Partisan Divide

Statements

Biden FY 2023 Budget Puts War Before Human Needs

The U.S. has relied for far too long on a false equation of military might and higher military spending with security.

Budget Deal Prioritizes War and Militarization Over Critical Needs, Again

This deal is a sign that there is still a long way to go before our funding priorities match our needs.

National Priorities Project at the Institute for Policy Studies Condemns Passage of a $778 Billion Pentagon bill, Celebrates Lawmakers Who Opposed

“Stop lavishing money on the Pentagon while skimping on everything else,” said National Priorities Project director Lindsay Koshgarian.

94 Organizations Urge Congress to Stand Up to Pressure from Corporate Lobbyists and Pass President Biden’s Build Back Better Plan

Letter denounces corporate lobbyists’ assault on vital programs and services supporting children and working families and combating climate change.

93 Organizations Urge Congress to Stand Up to Pressure from Corporate Lobbyists and Pass President Biden’s Build Back Better Plan

Letter denounces corporate lobbyists’ assault on vital programs and services supporting children and working families and combating climate change.

IPS in the News

Interview With My Double

Anderson Valley Advertiser | September 17, 2022

God Bless the Work of Barbara Ehrenreich

Red Bluff Daily News | September 12, 2022

No worker is a victim

Oklahoma City Sentinel | September 3, 2022

Phyllis Bennis on the Tavis Smiley Show on Ukraine

KBLA 1580 AM, The Tavis Smiley Show | August 25, 2022