Institute for Policy Studies

Institute for Policy Studies turns Ideas into Action for Peace, Justice and the Environment. We strengthen social movements with independent research, visionary thinking, and links to the grassroots, scholars and elected officials. I.F. Stone once called IPS "the think tank for the rest of us." Since 1963, we have empowered people to build healthy and democratic societies in communities, the US, and the world. Click here to learn more, or read the latest below.

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Thursday, October 22, 2009
Reports of Pay Czar's 'Heavy Hammer' on Wall Street Exaggerated, Says Independent CEO Pay Watchdog Group
Reports of Pay Czar Kenneth Feinberg's "heavy hammer" on Wall Street are exaggerated, say executive pay analysts at the Institute for Policy Studies .
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Newswire article
Thursday, April 09, 2009
Tax Day Report: Documents Burden Shift from Ultra-Rich to the Rest of Us Identifies $450 Billion in Hikes to Fund Recovery
America’s highest-income taxpayers, analysts at the Institute for Policy Studies detail in a new Tax Day report, pay a staggeringly smaller share of their incomes in taxes than did America’s rich back in the 1950s.
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Newswire article
Wednesday, February 04, 2009
Media Availability on New Bailout Pay Rules
Compensation experts with the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) today called President Barack Obama's $500,000 cap on executive pay at some bailed-out companies a "small, but very welcome first step toward ending excessive executive compensation."
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