The Institute for Policy Studies has a long history of combining political analysis with the power of culture
Thanks to the persistence of the Occupy movement and Romney’s tin ear, President Obama devoted much of his State of the Union address to the damage extreme inequality wreaks on our democracy.
Ponder the 100th anniversary of one of the most important strikes in American labor history, a key moment in the history that now leads us to the Occupy movement.
This week, IPS is taking its ideas to the UN Climate Change Summit in South Africa.
While the President honored MLK’s work for civil rights and economic justice, he did not mention King’s equally important work against the Vietnam War and U.S. militarism.
The roots of this new social movement trying to “occupy everything” reach deep into the soil of Egypt and Wisconsin, and lead us into honoring our heroes of activism.
Back from sabbatical, our director reflects on the challenged of the day and how the Obama administration can face them.
In 1963, as King was giving his most famous speech on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, IPS was just opening its doors.
IPS is working hard to generate ideas and policies around many of the core 10 pieces of the Contract for the American Dream.
The rhetoric around the budget and the debt ceiling simply can’t get any hotter without melting down the country.
Resilience Circles and a new campaign called Caring Across Generations are putting people at the center, to fight the economic downturn with the strongest weapon available.
Over the last decade, military spending has nearly doubled. We have a bold vision about ending waste in the vast military budget, and providing a road map on how to shift security resources more effectively.
Throughout its history, IPS has worked to educate the public about the U.S. government’s failure to inform the public about the extremely high risk of radiation.
This week’s edition of Unconventional Wisdom focuses on inequality among powerful men and immigrant maids, as well as working-class taxpayers and the richest people in the country.
President Obama seems to be shifting his message but not his actions when it comes to reducing military spending and reigning in the Bush tax cuts.