Press Releases

New Report: Pandemic Exposed Black Immigrant Domestic Workers to Exploitation, Wage Theft, Lack of Safety

IPS and NDWA’s latest report highlights the experiences of over 1,000 Black immigrant domestic workers in NYC, MA, and Miami and exposes continued exploitation, safety hazards, and insecurity during the pandemic.

June 17 marks anniversary of Nixon’s 1971 “War on Drugs” speech: IPS Drug Policy Director Sanho Tree available for comment, interviews

“The drug war has always been about the oppression and social control of people of color and minority groups.”

New Report: Bay State Billionaires Reap Wealth Gains of 46 Percent During Pandemic

“These dramatic wealth gains are unseemly in the face of the loss of over a million lives and millions of livelihoods.”

New Report: Executive Excess 2022

Two-thirds of low-wage corporations that cut worker pay in 2021 spent billions on stock buybacks.

New Research from the Institute for Policy Studies Shows How the Rich Use Donor-Advised Funds to Warehouse Charitable Wealth

DAFs have been used to transform philanthropy into a taxpayer-subsidized extension of private power and influence for the wealthy.

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

A new path for Colombia and Latin America?

KBOO Portland Oregon | June 22, 2022

Moral March Draws Thousands to D.C.

Friends Committee on National Legislation | June 21, 2022

How businesses can celebrate Juneteenth with impact

St. Louis Business Journal | June 21, 2022