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Press Releases

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.

More than one hundred organizations reject the unjust payment of USD $31 million to Canadian mining company Bear Creek

Groups call for the annulment of sentence against Aymara spokesperson in the Peruvian Supreme Court

Statements

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.

White House Declares War On Earth’s Atmosphere

But states are moving independent of the administration to protect us from a climate catastrophe.

IPS In the News

Pelosi Remarks at Budget Committee Hearing with Poor People’s Campaign

U.S. House of Representatives | June 19, 2019

Poor People's Campaign and 2020

WNYC | June 19, 2019

Black Family Day targets racial disparities

The Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder | June 18, 2019

Mobilizing the Poor People’s Campaign

Chicago Sun-Times | June 17, 2019

The future of diversity and inclusion in tech

Tech Crunch | June 17, 2019

Bridging The Racial Wealth Divide With Dedrick Asante-Muhammad

A Public Affair, WORT Radio | June 12, 2019

Baby Bonds: A “Birthright to Capital”

Nonprofit Quarterly | June 12, 2019

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Experts

Josh Hoxie

Project Director, Opportunity and Taxation

Program on Inequality and the Common Good

Khury Petersen-Smith

Michael Ratner Middle East Fellow

New Internationalism

Basav Sen

Project Director

Climate Policy

Sanho Tree

Sanho Tree

Project Director

Drug Policy

Robert Alvarez

Robert Alvarez

Project Director and Associate Fellow

Nuclear Policy

Marc Bayard

Project Director and Associate Fellow

Black Worker Initiative, Global Economy

Beverly Bell

Beverly Bell

Associate Fellow

Sarah Browning

Sarah Browning

Associate Fellow

Ron Carver

Ron Carver

Associate Fellow

Global Economy

Steve Cobble

Steve Cobble

Associate Fellow

John Feffer

John Feffer

Project Director and Associate Fellow

Epicenter, Foreign Policy in Focus

Jim Lobe

Associate Fellow

LobeLog

Jen Moore

Associate Fellow

Global Economy

Manuel Perez-Rocha

Manuel Perez-Rocha

Project Director and Associate Fellow

Global Economy

Janet Redman

Janet Redman

Associate Fellow

Climate Policy

Oscar Reyes

Oscar Reyes

Associate Fellow

Climate Policy

Emira Woods

Emira Woods

Associate Fellow