Press Releases

From the National Priorities Project at IPS: The Pentagon has failed yet another audit, and yet Congress is preparing to give them $847 billion

Other major government agencies have long since passed audits. But the Pentagon is so big and disjointed, no one knows where its money goes.

NEW REPORT: “Homecoming: The Greater Birmingham Community Speaks on Regional Cooperation and a More Inclusive Economy”

The Institute for Policy Studies and Alabama Arise’s professional study findings expose the critical issues that impact Greater Birmingham residents — and the solutions they want to see.

Inaction Costs City of Boston $20 Million+ in Funds for Affordable Housing

New analysis from the Institute for Policy Studies shows how much Boston’s failure to enact a luxury real estate tax has cost the city.

National Priorities Project at the Institute for Policy Studies Releases Fact Sheet: “No National Security without Climate Security”

New resource explains how over-investment in militarism and under-investment in climate solutions have contributed to the failure to mitigate climate change – and that ways that we can reinvest military spending to combat the worst existential threat to our communities.

El Instituto de Estudios Políticos honrará a Sindicato de Trabajadores de Amazon y al Movimiento por Nuestros Desaparecidos en México

La 46ª edición de los Premios Letelier-Moffitt de Derechos Humanos se celebrará de forma virtual y presencial el 13 de octubre.

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

How Four Decades of Tax Cuts Fueled Inequality

Bloomberg Tax | November 29, 2022

Mud, not cold slowing Russian troop movement

KPFA UpFront | November 28, 2022

Background Briefing with Ian Masters

Background Briefing | November 28, 2022

US Transportation System “Fuels” Inequality

Project Censored | November 26, 2022

The Reluctant Millionaires

BBC | November 26, 2022

Episode 171: The Midterms & US Foreign Policy

CodePink Radio | November 23, 2022