Press Releases

New Report Calls for Transformation of International Trade Rules

As NAFTA 2.0 hangs in balance, U.S. and Canadian organizations recommend new rules for future trade agreements that prioritize people and planet, not corporations.

Advisory: Poor People’s Campaign Brings Moral Budget to Washington

Moral Budget report press call will release details exploding myth that we can’t afford to end poverty and racism ahead of 2020 candidates forum

Indigenous people call on Pan American Silver to cease local interference out of respect for the consultation process in Guatemala

Pan American Silver's "community relations" taking place in parallel to the consultation process are coercive, heighten tensions, and jeopardize the free nature of the process.

MEDIA ADVISORY: The Institute for Policy Studies and Raskin Family to Present First Annual Marcus Raskin Award for Civic and Intellectual Courage

Rev. Dr. William J. Barber, II will receive the award in honor of the late Marcus Raskin’s legacy

Supreme Court Accepts Appeal of Peruvian Human Rights Defender and Overturns Sentence

The decision will be precedent-setting for the future of social protest in Peru.

Statements

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 Statement: Stand with Charlottesville

This weekend, events at the University of Virginia revealed the consequences of systemic and insidious white supremacy.

No Justice in Sight for Palestinians as Trump Tries on Diplomacy

Despite his claims, Trump's diplomatic actions provide little hope for peace and justice for Palestinians.

Trump Likely to Use Tragedy in Manchester as Leverage to Push for Islamophobic Policies

If U.S. national security truly aims to diminish the threat of terrorism, it must address the factors that perpetuate it.

IPS In the News

Billionaires and American Politics

The History News Network (GMU) | July 17, 2019

Merger Mania

Tom Dispatch | July 16, 2019

Chuck Collins on tax reform

KPFA Sunday Show | July 14, 2019

African American Wealth May Fall to Zero by 2053

Black Enterprise | July 12, 2019

The free trade myth

New Internationalist | July 9, 2019

How Trump Forced Democrats to Become the Party of War

By Any Means Necessary | July 7, 2019

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