These “Low Wage 100” large corporations are enriching CEOs at the expense of both workers and taxpayers.
60 years after the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, the racial wealth divide persists.
Nearly two-thirds of the federal discretionary budget goes to militarized federal programs, leaving just over a third for our communities — a sliver some lawmakers want to cut even further.
Our tax code helps CEOs retire in luxury while ordinary workers struggle. Here's how to fix it.
Report: High Flyers 2023: How Ultra-Rich Private Jet Travel Costs the Rest of Us and Burns Up the Planet
In this report, we assess the environmental, economic, and security risks of private jet travel — and lay out tax reforms to offset them.
This backgrounder explores the causes of the war in Ukraine and the actions of different actors in the conflict to date.
IPS's National Priorities Project takes a look at where American taxpayers' money went in 2022, and how skewed our national priorities are.
Since 2008, the average Wall Street bonus has climbed by more than 75 percent, compared to just a 54 percent increase in average earnings of all private sector workers and a 42 percent rise in manufacturing wages. If the minimum wage had increased as much as Wall Street bonuses since 1985, it would be worth $42.37 today.
In a new analysis for Costs of War, IPS Associate Fellow Miriam Pemberton lays out a case for a transition from a militarized to a decarbonized economy.
Report: “Extreme Wealth: The growing number of people with extreme wealth and what an annual wealth tax could raise”
An annual wealth tax on the world’s richest could raise $1.7 trillion globally.
How community-led energy solutions can benefit the Land of Enchantment — and the country.
REPORT: Homecoming: The Greater Birmingham Community Speaks on Regional Cooperation and a More Inclusive Economy
Greater Birmingham, AL, has experienced a resurgence in economic growth and civic engagement. Yet the benefits of this prosperity are not widely shared.
With our allies, we've prepared a legal brief to support the Wayúu people’s rights to water, health, and food sovereignty in Colombia.
Our nation’s charitable system is in danger of becoming a taxpayer-subsidized platform of private power for the ultra-wealthy.
What Do Black Immigrant Domestic Workers in the Time of Covid-19 Teach Us About Building a Resilient Care Infrastructure?
Massachusetts billionaires' wealth surges 46 percent during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The CEOs at America’s largest low-wage employers are grabbing huge raises while workers and consumers struggle with rising costs.
A new joint report from Fight Inequality Alliance, Institute for Policy Studies, Oxfam, and Patriotic Millionaires details what can be funded by simply taxing the rich.
Any energy transition that doesn’t guarantee a pathway to public ownership perpetuates inequality and wealth extraction from New Mexicans .
How an Energy Transition Could Power Nebraska
The Cost of Militarization Since 9/11
How America’s 50 Largest Inherited-Wealth Dynasties Accelerate Inequality
Low-Wage Workers Lost Hours, Jobs, and Lives. Their Employers Bent the Rules — To Pump up CEO Paychecks.
Findings from the Transit Equity 2021 report highlight organizing successes, existing inequities, and policy solutions for U.S. public transit.
Billionaire Landlords Profit as Millions Face Eviction
The Biden Administration should help create stronger, more equitable, and more democratic multilateral structures at the international and regional level.
Billionaires Win, We Lose
The Congressional Progressive Caucus has released a bold agenda for 2021. This fact sheet analyzes the implications of these priorities for the American people.
'Billionaire Wealth vs. Community Health' report urges Delinquent Dozen companies to protect workers from exploitative owners and executives.
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