Press Releases

“Only a fraction of the size of the investments needed to achieve social and economic equity,” but a historic victory for movements and impacted communities:

The Institute for Policy Studies’ Criminalization of Race and Poverty Project celebrates the historic anti-poverty provisions of the Build Back Better bill passed by the U.S. House while joining social movements in calling for fuller equity.

“Nebraskans Deserve a Livable Future”

Groundbreaking New Institute for Policy Studies Report Analyzes How a Just Transition to Wind Energy Could Power Nebraska

IPS Tax Policy Expert Bob Lord Available for Interviews on Phil Knight, Billionaire Tax Avoidance, and How to Dodge over $3.6 Billion in Taxes

“Phil Knight’s estate plan demonstrates beyond doubt that loopholes in America’s estate and gift tax have rendered it useless.”

IPS climate policy expert Basav Sen available for comment on federal interagency plan on climate threats and adaptation

“The DHS approach to climate-driven displacement is the moral equivalent of an arsonist burning down a house and then refusing shelter to its residents.”

Martin Sheen, Opal Tometi, Danny Glover y Kerry Kennedy Presentarán la 45 ava edición Anual de los Premios de Derechos Humanos Letelier-Moffitt del Institute for Policy Studies

Martin Sheen y Kerry Kennedy entregarán el premio nacional a la Coalición Internacional para la Abolición de la Tortura y Apoyo a Sobrevivientes (TASSC), Opal Tometi entregará el premio internacional a la Organización Fraternal Negra de Honduras (OFRANEH), y Danny Glover pronunciará comentarios sobre la recaudación de fondos y cómo apoyar la ceremonia de premios Letelier-Moffitt.

Statements

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.

National Priorities Project Commends Senate Rejection of $50 Billion Pentagon Grab

The increase would have come on top of the more than $750 billion the budget resolution already reserved for the Pentagon.

IPS Mourns the Death of AFL-CIO President Rich Trumka

The former mineworker received the Institute’s Letelier-Moffitt Human Rights Award in 1990 for his leadership in the successful Pittston coal strike.

IPS in the News

U.S. In The State Of Insecurity

WORT-FM | September 8, 2021

Report: Less Than a Decade Remains for Climate Action

Omaha Daily Record | September 8, 2021

Taliban installs Afghan interim government

KPFA UpFront | September 8, 2021

Ending the War on Terrorism

KPFA Sunday Show | September 5, 2021