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Institute for Policy Studies

ORGANIZATION

Multi-issue progressive think tank founded 1963 in Washington, DC.

Considerable initial funding from the Samuel Rubin Foundation.

Board of Directors as of October 2006: Harry Belafonte, Elsbeth Bothe, Robert Borosage, John Cavanagh, Chuck Collins, James C. Early, Barbara Ehrenreich, Ralph Estes, Frances Farenthold, Lisa Fuentes, Nancy Lewis, Clarence Lusane, E. Ethelbert Miller, Andy Shallal, Rita L. Sperry, Lewis Steel, Katrina vanden Heuvel, Daphne Wysham.

Official Website:
http://www.ips-dc.org/

Location:
Washington, DC

Founding Date:
1963

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Harry Belafonte
Singer/Songwriter
1-Mar-1927   Calypso singer
Phyllis Bennis
Journalist
?   Institute for Policy Studies
Robert Borosage
Activist
?   Founder, Campaign for America's Future
Elsbeth Bothe
Judge
17-Oct-1927   Baltimore Circuit Court Judge, retired
John Cavanagh
Economist
?   Institute for Policy Studies
Noam Chomsky
Linguist
7-Dec-1928   Linguist, dissident intellectual
Chuck Collins
Activist
1960   United for a Fair Economy
James C. Early
Activist
12-Jan-1947   Smithsonian Institution
Barbara Ehrenreich
Author
26-Aug-1941   Nickel and Dimed
Ralph Estes
Scholar
c. 1936   Tyranny of the Bottom Line
Frances Farenthold
Educator
2-Oct-1926   President of Wells College, 1976-80
Peter Gabriel
Musician
13-Feb-1950   Former lead singer, Genesis
Dan Moldea
Journalist
27-Feb-1950   Muckraker
Paul Newman
Actor
26-Jan-1925 26-Sep-2008 Salad dressing magnate
Michael Parenti
Critic
1933   Make-Believe Media
James D. Theberge
Diplomat
28-Dec-1930 20-Jan-1988 US Ambassador to Chile, 1982-85
Katrina vanden Heuvel
Editor
7-Oct-1959   Editor of The Nation
Gore Vidal
Author
3-Oct-1925 31-Jul-2012 Visit to a Small Planet
Roger Wilkins
Educator
25-Mar-1932   Author, blackademic


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