Press Releases

The Institute for Policy Studies Welcomes New Staff Union

Staff members will be represented by the Washington-Baltimore News Guild of the Communications Workers of America. Card check conducted on June 11.

New Report: Two-fifths of the Private Foundations of America’s Wealthiest Families Paid out Less than Required in 2018

Together 50 families hold about half of the wealth of the bottom half of all U.S.households, an estimated 65 million families, and their wealth grew at ten times the rate of ordinary families during the last 40 years.

New Report: Silver Spoon Oligarchs: How America’s 50 Largest Inherited-Wealth Dynasties Accelerate Inequality

Together 50 families hold about half of the wealth of the bottom half of all U.S.households, an estimated 65 million families, and their wealth grew at ten times the rate of ordinary families during the last 40 years.

Statements

Open Letter to the Biden Administration on the Need for a Pandemic Pivot

It’s urgent not to return to the previous status quo. It’s time for creative thinking and bold action.

After New Islamophobic Smears, IPS Continues to Stand with Human Rights Champion Ilhan Omar

We are proud to have her host our Letelier-Moffitt Human Rights Awards, and call on Twitter to suspend Trump’s account

International Civil Society Organizations Call on Honduran Government to End Abuses Against Protesters and on the U.S. Government to Denounce Security Force Abuses in Honduras

Over the last several weeks, Honduran security forces have killed and wounded teachers, students, health care workers and other Honduran citizens protesting cuts to the health and education system.

Institute for Policy Studies Statement in Support of Union Drive at Buffalo, NY Tesla Facility

There Can Be No Climate Justice Without Workers’ Rights

IPS in the News

Rumsfeld’s Legacy and the Afghanistan War

Rising Up with Sonali | July 8, 2021

Donald Rumsfeld’s press, then and now

Columbia Journalism Review | July 2, 2021

Baby you’re a (super) rich man!

Nation of Change | June 30, 2021

Taxing the Wealth of Multibillionaires

Bernie Sanders Social Media | June 23, 2021

Biden backs waiving vaccine patents. Is climate tech next?

Energy & Environment (E&E) News | May 26, 2021

Three Ways Israel Benefits From Their War With Gaza

WPFW - Monday Morning QB | May 24, 2021