Press Releases

New Report Finds Corporate Tax Cuts Boost CEO Pay, Not Jobs

As President Trump launches his tax cut campaign today, a new report provides the first look at the jobs records of U.S. firms that pay taxes near the rates Trump favors
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Black-led Labor Organizers Discuss Challenges and Tactics of Black Worker Organizing in the Trump Era at State of Black Workers in America Conference

The Institute for Policy Studies held its 3rd State of Black Workers in America Conference at historic Howard University.

IPS to Host 3rd State of Black Workers in America Conference

Day-long conference to feature panels discussing most innovative organizing led by Black workers in the U.S. in the Trump era

Mothers at the Gate Re-Release

In honor of the mothers nation-wide struggling for justice for their incarcerated or formerly incarcerated children

Groups challenge DOE on grid study

Political attack against renewables to ignore billions in polluter welfare.

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.

Statements

IPS Statement: Stand with Charlottesville

This weekend, events at the University of Virginia revealed the consequences of systemic and insidious white supremacy.

No Justice in Sight for Palestinians as Trump Tries on Diplomacy

Despite his claims, Trump's diplomatic actions provide little hope for peace and justice for Palestinians.

Trump Likely to Use Tragedy in Manchester as Leverage to Push for Islamophobic Policies

If U.S. national security truly aims to diminish the threat of terrorism, it must address the factors that perpetuate it.

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.

IPS In the News

Trump Says A Corporate Tax Cut Would Create More Jobs

Insurance News Net | September 30, 2017

Labor Day is Over, Postpartum Depression Sets In

Huffington Post | September 6, 2017

The trouble with Trump's populist tax-reform pitch

Business Insider | September 1, 2017

Corporate Tax Cuts Don't Mean More Jobs

BuzzFlash | August 30, 2017

Opinion: The deep, deep cynicism of ‘tax reform’

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution | August 30, 2017

No nation-building in Afghanistan? Easier said than done, experts say

The Greenfield (MA) Recorder | August 22, 2017

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