Think Tanks on the Right and Left Agree: Corporate Tax Holidays Lead to Layoffs, Not Jobs
Left-leaning Institute for Policy Studies and right-leaning Heritage Foundation release the same report findings on the same day: Corporations that claimed tax holidays in 2004 pocketed the cash and downsized workers.
Press Conference Call: Electronic Shackles, Obama Administration Continues DREAMer's Deportation Process
Matias Ramos, social media coordinator here at IPS, went public with his undocumented immigrant status to support the DREAM Act as an undocumented student. He has now been fitted with electronic ankle monitor and told he has to leave the country in early October. This is an example of the Obama Administration's failure to close low-priority deportation cases. Hear from him on a conference call tomorrow, 11:30 AM EST.
Washington DC Poets Engage in "Walk of Shame" to Embassies of Countries Where Poetry is Banished
DC event is part of “100 Thousand Poets for Change” global event with over 600 poetry events across the world.
Awards Gala: Wisconsin Progressive Movement and Bethlehem, The Migrant's Shelter, win prestigious human rights award
The Institute for Policy Studies hosts the 35th Annual Letelier-Moffitt Human Rights Awards Ceremony to honor unsung heroes in the progressive movement.
Press Statement on Obama's Job Speech: The Good, the Bad, and the Missing
John Cavanagh, Director of the Institute for Policy Studies, responds to President Obama’s jobs speech.
10 Years after 9/11, Phyllis Bennis says, "September 11th Didn't Change the World. September 12th Did."
“The horrific attacks killed 3,000 people, left hundreds of thousands mourning. But that enormous crime did not – could not – threaten U.S. survival, and it did not destroy U.S. democracy,” said Phyllis Bennis.