Press Releases

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.

$21 Trillion over 20 Years: Breaking New Report Analyzes the Full Cost of Militarization Since 9/11

“Our $21 trillion investment in militarism has cost far more than dollars. It has cost the lives of civilians and troops lost in war, and the lives ended or torn apart by our brutal and punitive immigration, policing and mass incarceration systems.”

The Institute for Policy Studies’ 45th Annual Sheridan Circle Ceremony in D.C. to Commemorate the Assassination of Orlando Letelier and Ronni Karpen Moffitt

2021 Letelier-Moffitt Human Rights Awardees Torture Abolition and Survivors Support Coalition International (TASSC) and the Black Fraternal Organization of Honduras (OFRANEH) will be in attendance.

American Billionaires Got 62% Richer During Pandemic — Almost All That Wealth Growth Will Go Income-Tax Free, Showing Need For Biden’s Tax Reforms & Investment Plans

Billionaires’ Collective Fortune Grew $1.8 Trillion Over 17 Months, Enough to Pay for Over Half of Biden’s Proposed $3.5 Trillion Investment in Healthcare, Education & More

“Wealthy Donors Need to Get Off Their Assets”

New Report Finds More Than One Billion Dollars In DAF Grants
Went to Other Commercial DAFs in 2019

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