Stanley Weiss

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Stanley Weiss was a benefactor of many leftist causes.

IPS Trustee

In 1971 Stanley Weiss was an Institute for Policy Studies Trustee[1].

Citizens Party

In 1979 Weiss, an Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) Trustee was a founding member[2]of the IPS connected Citizens Party. Other founders included IPS co-founder and senior fellow Richard Barnet, Adam Hochschild of Mother Jones magazine, Archibald Gillies, director of the John Hay Whitney Foundation, Julian Bond, a trustee of the IPS spin-off Institute for Southern Studies, Chicago activist organizer Don Rose, campaign manager and adviser to Chicago Mayor Jane Byrne, and Quentin Young, the Director of Medicine at Cook County Hospital, Chicago.

Institute for Policy Studies

Stanley Weiss was a member[3]of the Institute for Policy Studies 20th Anniversary Committee, which organized an April 5, 1983, reception at the National Building Museum, Washington DC attended by approximately 1,000 IPS staffers and former staff.


  1. 71/72 IPS Income Tax return
  2. Information Digest Oct. 24 1980
  3. Information Digest April l5, 1983 p77-79