Press Releases

New Report: Executive Excess 2021

Low-Wage Workers Lost Hours, Jobs, and Lives. Their Employers Bent the Rules — To Pump up CEO Paychecks.

Transit Equity Report Finds Riders and Workers Continue to Need Better Access to Affordable & Reliable Public Transit to Meet Essential Needs and for Economy Recovery and Climate Action

The Transit Equity Network released a new report, “Community Hearing on Transit Equity 2021: Findings and Recommendations.”

Pouring Money into the Pentagon Can’t Prevent Another Pandemic

“This increase will only feed contractor greed and increase the likelihood of more military conflicts in more places.”

New Report: Frist Family Pandemic Fortunes

Pandemic doubles wealth of private, for-profit hospital billionaire Thomas F. Frist Jr.’s family to $15.6 billion.

Through 11 Months of National Pandemic Misery, U.S. Billionaires Have Grown $1.3 Trillion Richer

664 Richest Americans Now Worth a Collective $4.2 Trillion, Up 44 Percent Since COVID Shutdowns Began in March 2020

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 Statement: Stand with Charlottesville

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

IPS in the News

How Biden’s Environmental Justice Plan Could Backfire

Energy & Environment (E&E) News | April 5, 2021

The Rise of Fascism: It’s India’s Turn

Keeping Democracy Alive | March 30, 2021

Childhood in African literature

New Frame | March 22, 2021