New Report: Unified Security Budget Task Force Recommends Spending Reforms to Strengthen National Security, Reduce the Deficit
Narrows Funding Gap Between Offense and Prevention to Strengthen Security, Reduce Deficit, Create Jobs
Chilean Student Movement and City Life Vida Urbana, group fighting foreclosures, evictions, are recipients of prestigious Letelier-Moffitt Human Rights Award by Institute for Policy Studies
Washington DC awards ceremony will feature Danny Glover, Camila Vallejo. Event will include music, poetry, food, open bar.
New Congressional Report Card Exposes America's "Most 1% Friendly" Lawmakers
IPS's new Congressional Report Card for the 99% grades lawmakers with a grade "A+" through "F" on a series of bills that either “feather the nest of America’s most affluent” or “enhance economic opportunities of our 99 percent.”
IPS Report Reveals Shocking Mismanagement of a Dangerous Nuclear Bomb Material, Uranium-233
Bomb-grade uranium has been kept under questionable conditions, and over 200 pounds of it may be missing. Now, the U.S. government wants to waive safety requirements and bury the material straight into the ground.
"The Education of a White Parent" Author to Speak at Busboys and Poets
At the event on Monday, August 27, author Susan Naimark will discuss her new book, The Education of a White Parent: Wrestling with Race and Opportunity in the Boston Public Schools. The book takes the complex subject of white privilege and translates it into everyday stories that demonstrate how it hinders the development of all children, even kids who receive the benefits.
How Our Tax Dollars Subsidize Exorbitant CEO and Executive Pay
“Our report details how taxpayers are in effect rewarding corporate executives for gaming the tax system,” says co-author Scott Klinger. “The tax code has become a prime enabler of bloated CEO pay.”