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October 18 Statement by Janet Redman: United States Threatens Green Climate Fund
Climate funding expert Janet Redman responds to Green Climate Fund meeting: By pushing the private sector, the United States is placing a stop payment order on public support to the men, women and children most devastated by climate change.

October 18 Senate Report Reinforces IPS Research on Tax Dodging, Excessive Executive Pay, and Layoffs
The Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations has released a report that underscores the findings of two recent Institute for Policy Studies reports connecting corporate tax dodging with excessive executive pay and worker layoffs.

October 11 Wisconsin Progressive Movement and Bethlehem, The Migrant's Shelter, win prestigious human rights award
An Institute for Policy Studies gala tomorrow evening at the National Press Club honors unsung heroes of the progressive movement.

October 04 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.

September 22 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.

September 16 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.

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