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Report: How States Can Boost Renewables With Benefits for All

Renewable Portfolio Standards and Distributed Solar Access for Low-Income Households

Report: The CEO Pay Tax Break in the Republican Health Care Proposal

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

Report: The Wall Street Bonus Pool and Low Wage Workers

The 2016 bonus pool held enough dollars to lift the pay of all of the country's more than 3 million servers up to $15 an hour.

Report: The Human Trafficking of Domestic Workers in the United States

Findings from the Beyond Survival Campaign

Report: A Tale of Two Retirements

As working families face rising retirement insecurity, CEOs enjoy platinum pensions.

Report: Gilded Giving

Top-Heavy Philanthropy in an Age of Extreme Inequality

Help Spread the Word: #CanURetire

Help us spread the word about our latest report, "A Tale of Two Retirements: As Working Families Face Rising Retirement Insecurity, CEOs Enjoy Platinum Pensions."

Report: Combat Vs. Climate

The Military and Climate Security Budgets Compared

Executive Excess 2016: The Wall Street CEO Bonus Loophole

This 23rd annual report reveals how taxpayers are subsidizing financial crisis windfalls.

Report: Ever-Growing Gap

Without Change, African-American and Latino Families Won't Match White Wealth for Centuries

Utilities Pay Up

How ending tax dodging by America's electric utilities can help fund a job-creating, clean energy transition.

Report: Mothers at the Gate

A movement of family members is developing around the country that aims to challenge both the conditions in which their loved ones are held and the fact of mass incarceration itself.

Mining, Corporate Social Responsibility, and Conflict: OceanaGold and the El Dorado Foundation in El Salvador

This study finds that OceanaGold’s attempt to rebrand its proposed gold mine in El Salvador through the use of a company-sponsored foundation at the local level is deceitful, disrespectful and dangerous

Off the Deep End: The Wall Street Bonus Pool and Low-Wage Workers

The financial industry’s 2015 bonuses were double the combined earnings of all Americans who work full-time at the federal minimum wage.

Black Workers Matter: Organize the South

A Conference Highlights Report

CEO Stock(ing) Stuffers

Loophole allowed 10 companies to shave $180 million off their taxes for CEO pay last year.

Billionaire Bonanza: The Forbes 400 and the Rest of Us

Wealthiest 20 people own more wealth than half the American population

A Tale of Two Retirements

One hundred CEOs have as much in retirement assets as 41 percent of American families.

Walking the Talk?

World Bank Energy-Related Policies and Financing, 2000-2004 to 2010-2014

Executive Excess 2015: Money to Burn

This 22nd annual report reveals how CEO pay is accelerating climate change.

Peoples Sovereignty vs. Impunity Inc.: Counterpower and Struggles for Justice

A new book from the Transnational Institute (TNI) includes the article "The Pacific Rim - Oceana Gold Case against El Salvador; impunity and violations of human rights, democracy and human rights", written by IPS Associate Fellow Manuel Perez-Rocha

Getting Climate Finance Right

Successful Examples for the Green Climate Fund from around the World

TTIP - Why the World Should Beware

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) is a comprehensive free trade and investment treaty currently being negotiated – practically in secret – between the European Union and the United States of America.
Construction workers on scaffolding

Burning Our Bridges

President Obama and some members of Congress think the easiest way to fund infrastructure is by granting corporations a large tax cut on their untaxed offshore profits.
Jailed man gripping prison bars

The Poor Get Prison: The Alarming Spread of the Criminalization of Poverty

This report provides a new understanding of the growing ways in which those in poverty are disproportionately targeted, marginalized, and prosecuted.
Businessman with a briefcase full of money

Off the Deep End: The Wall Street Bonus Pool and Low-Wage Workers

The financial industry’s 2014 bonuses were double the combined earnings of all Americans who work full-time at the federal minimum wage.
Uncle Sam is broke

Fleecing Uncle Sam

A growing number of corporations spend more on executive compensation than federal income taxes.
Handing over cash

Darden’s Golden Goodbyes

While the chain restaurant giant’s servers face economic uncertainty, three top executives are sailing away with $68 million in compensation
U.S. Navy fighter jet

COMBAT VS. CLIMATE: The Military and Climate Security Budgets Compared

A new report connects U.S. military engagement and the threat of climate change.

Executive Excess 2014: The Obamacare Prescription for Bloated CEO Pay

This 21st annual report reveals hefty taxpayer savings from a little-known Affordable Care Act executive compensation reform.
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Manuel Perez-Rocha

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Janet Redman

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Climate Policy

Adil E. Shamoo

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Emira Woods

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