HBO and The Shriver Report Present “Paycheck to Paycheck: The Life and Times of Katrina Gilbert”
This emotional film offers the deeply personal, unvarnished, and moving story of Katrina Gilbert, a single mom of three, whose daily struggles illuminate the challenges faced by the 42 million women who are living in poverty or on the brink of it and the 28 million children who depend on them. The documentary premieres Monday, March 17 at 9:00 p.m. ET on HBO. Read more →
Concrete Steps to Address the Crisis in Ukraine
The United States possesses key economic and diplomatic tools to support international law and impose a cost on Russia for its invasion of Ukraine.
14 Faith Leaders to Watch in 2014
CAP’s Faith and Progressive Policy Initiative takes a look at some of the faith voices poised to make a difference in the year ahead.
Energy and Environment
Built-In Savings: A U.S.-India Partnership on Energy-Efficient Buildings
Issue Brief The United States and India should aggressively pursue opportunities to curb energy waste in the building sector in order to reduce their greenhouse gas pollution, enhance their energy security, and grow their economies.
The First Time Putin Tried to Invade a Foreign Country
Issue Brief During the Kosovo war in 1999, Vladimir Putin, who was the Russian national security advisor at the time, backed a dangerous plan that almost led to NATO exchanging fire with Russian troops. Here’s what Putin learned from the incident, and what the West probably should have.
The Fiscal Debate in Context
The current spending cap is a compromise of a compromise for progressives.
Race and Ethnicity
In Pursuit of Equitable Change
When it comes to gentrification, doing the right thing requires finding common ground that thoughtfully considers the needs and concerns of new neighbors and long-time residents.
How Citizenship Helps the Economy
Issue Brief A new CAP infographic details how immigration reform would contribute to the economy.
Progressive Pro-Growth Principles for Trade and Competitiveness
Issue Brief The United States must develop the international relations and domestic foundations to make trade work for the United States and global middle classes.
Making Progress on Trade and Competitiveness
How trade can work for the middle class.
Afghans Find Their Way
Issue Brief The international community will play an important but secondary role in Afghanistan’s future as Afghans work to create a more sustainable state through strengthening their political consensus, building their economy, and increasing security.
Arizona, Immigration, and LGBT Rights: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Given Arizona’s passage of the anti-immigrant S.B. 1070 in 2010 and the subsequent, significant backlash it faced, Gov. Jan Brewer’s recent veto of S.B. 1062 may indicate that the state is moving in a positive direction on LGBT and immigrant rights.
Bad Policy Choices, Not Bad Weather, Restraining Job Growth
Reauthorizing emergency unemployment benefits can stabilize families and jobs.
Labor and Work
Improving the Earned Income Tax Credit to Better Serve Childless Adults
Issue Brief President Obama’s new proposal to reform the Earned Income Tax Credit is a step in the right direction.