Press Releases

New IPS Report Provides a Blueprint for States to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions in the Trump Era

This report compiles existing state models for Renewable Portfolio Standards expansion and distributed solar access to low-income communities to create best practices for RPS legislation that can be replicated around the country.

U.S. Anti-war, Climate Justice, Racial Justice, Women's, Immigrant Rights, Economic Justice Movement Leaders All Oppose Trump’s $54 Billion Increase in Pentagon Budget

The broad-based #No$54BillionforWar Campaign includes city-based resolutions against increased military spending

The CEO Pay Tax Break in the Republican Health Care Proposal

A new report analyzes the cost of removing Obamacare limits on the tax deductibility of executive compensation, based on pay data at the top 5 insurers.

Briefing: Scholars and Organizers on Cameroon’s State-Sponsored Human Rights Abuses

IPS to host panel on conditions that have created Cameroon’s Internet refugees.

A Window Opens Into Trump’s Tax Returns

Trump Would Benefit From His Tax Reform Proposal

NDWA and IPS Report Reveals Link Between Immigration Enforcement and Human Trafficking, With Stories and Solutions From Survivors

The Beyond Survival report found that among 110 reported cases of domestic worker trafficking, 78% of survivors were threatened with deportation if they reported abuse

NDWA and IPS to Release New Labor Trafficking Report at Public Panel Discussion, with Survivors

Labor trafficking survivors and workers rights organizers will discuss findings from Beyond Survival and impact of Trump administration on labor rights

Retirement Divide: 100 CEOs v. the Rest of Us

A new report calculates the gap in retirement assets between the top 100 CEOs and all African-American, Latino, female-headed, and white working class households.

Historic CEO Pay Tax Proposal Passes in Portland

Experts available for comment on the nation’s first tax penalty for extreme CEO-worker pay gaps.

Are You a Woman of Color Living in Detroit? Take This Survey to Help Rebuild Your City

Now is the time to speak out. From affordable housing to child care, we want to hear your thoughts on how to make Detroit better for all of us.

Engaging Women of Color in Crafting Detroit’s Economic Development Plans

IPS’ new project explores how the economic security of women and families should influence Detroit’s economic development plans

New IPS Report Warns of Increasingly Top-Heavy Philanthropy

Concentrated Giving by Wealthy Donors along with Falling Donations by Non-Wealthy Pose Risks to Independent Sector and Civil Society

After Seven Years and Millions of Dollars, Decision Announced in Pac Rim Mining Company vs. El Salvador

Coalition of Groups State “There Are No Winners," Investor-State Arbitration Subverts Democracy

Help Spread the Word: #CombatVsClimate

Help us spread the word about our latest report, "Combat Vs. Climate: The Military and Climate Security Budgets Compared"

New IPS Report "Combat vs. Climate" Provides Most Accurate Climate Change Budget Available

The report found that although the U.S. military identifies climate change as an urgent national security threat, it spends 28 times more on traditional military security.

IPS Marks 40th Anniversary of Letelier-Moffitt Assassination

Memorial events to include a ceremony with Chilean President Bachelet, who will receive a final tranche of declassified documents on the case from a high-level State Department official.

Over 40 Years, Measures of Justice

Milestones on the Path to Accountability for the Assassination of Orlando Letelier and Ronni Karpen Moffitt

Executive Excess 2016: The Wall Street CEO Bonus Loophole

A new Institute for Policy Studies report is the first to calculate how much taxpayers have been subsidizing executive bonuses at the nation's largest banks.

Statement on Donald Trump's Visit to Mexico

IPS Expert on Free Trade Issues: Mexican President Peña Nieto is opening the doors to a xenophobe who doesn't understand that the issues of free trade and immigration are inextricably linked.

Statement on Texas Judge's Ruling Against Trans-inclusive Obama Directive

IPS expert says she's "sickened and saddened" by a Texas judge's discriminatory ruling against Obama directive to recognize civil rights of transgender students in U.S public schools.

Statements

White House Declares War On Earth’s Atmosphere

But states are moving independent of the administration to protect us from a climate catastrophe.

Trump's Budget Proposal Is a Moral Atrocity

It salts the wounds of working people, guts diplomacy, and vandalizes the planet — all under the banner of false populism.

'Muslim Ban 2.0' Was a Vital Test of Judicial Strength

Local city-based movements have helped strengthen the backbone of judges standing up to these horrific policies.

280 Organizations with over 180 million members worldwide tell OceanaGold to abandon lost suit against El Salvador and “Pack Up and Pay Up”

The organisations are demanding OceanaGold pay El Salvador the $8 million an investor-state tribunal ruled they were owed.

David Friedman Reflects Extreme Far Right Forces in Israeli Politics

Trump's pick for U.S. Ambassador to Israel's definition of "peace" means Palestinians accepting an apartheid state

IPS In the News

Why Surround the White House?

Times Union | Apr. 25, 2017

Get Real About Preventing War

Counterpunch | Apr. 21, 2017

#SSDP2017: DARE Keynote

Students for Sensible Drug Policy | Apr. 14, 2017

Trump Rattles Saber Against North Korea

Rising Up with Sonali | Apr. 14, 2017

Trump in Syria: Making a bad situation worse

People's World | Apr. 12, 2017

Syria: Your Questions Answered

NPR | Apr. 10, 2017

Analyzing Trump's Missile Attack Against Syria

Sojourner Truth Radio | Apr. 8, 2017

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