IPS expert Phyllis Bennis explains how she got connected with the Poor People’s Campaign and how IPS’s work fits in.
New fact sheets by the Poor People’s Campaign and the Institute for Policy Studies reveal disturbing data on systemic racism, poverty and inequality, ecological devastation, and militarism in every U.S. state.
A detailed look at poverty, racism, militarism, and ecological devastation in all 50 states plus D.C.
Americans across the spectrum voted to raise wages, expand health care, and protect abortion rights. These issues have a common thread.
Our country faces a material and moral crisis – and Republicans are offering only resentment and false solutions.
New poverty data reveals the effectiveness of pandemic aid programs that are now expired. For poor Americans, building on that success is a matter of life and death.
The Poor People’s Campaign marched on Washington to demand that politicians legislate to protect the fundamental rights of 140 million poor and low-wealth people in America. Here’s why a pastor from New York joined them.
As we approach 1 million COVID-19 deaths, Americans in poorer counties have died at double the rate of wealthier counties.
King’s “Testament of Hope” sounds as relevant today as the day it was published.
The Poor People’s Campaign and progressive members of Congress vow to continue the fight for the Build Back Better Act.
If you know where to look, there’s also a lot to be hopeful about. Here are a few villains that shaped 2021 for the worse — and a few heroes worth rooting for.
Some senators say Biden’s social and climate bill costs too much, but comparing it to the military spending plan they just passed suggests otherwise.
Build Back Better and the National Defense Authorization Act represent diametrically opposed views of how to address the challenges of our time: a moral budget vs a war budget. Congress: Which side are you on?
West Virginia and Kentucky activists vow to continue pressing Manchin and McConnell on democracy and economic reforms.