National and State-by-State Economic Benefits of Immigration Reform
Granting undocumented immigrants legal status and a road map to citizenship would have economic benefits for individual states and the nation as a whole. Read more →
How the Affordable Care Act Helps Young Adults
The real threat to young-adult health insurance coverage is not the overblown claim of premium rate shock but the rejection of Medicaid expansion by states.
The Real Scandal in Libya: A Security Vacuum and New Terrorist Threats
The attempts to conjure a political scandal out of the Benghazi tragedy prevent an honest debate about how to advance stability in Libya and the risks America should be asking its diplomats to take.
Budget Cuts Endanger Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Victims
This year sequestration will cut more than $26 million from services that support victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.
A Stronger Middle Class Leads to More Investment in Postsecondary Education
The rise in U.S. income inequality and the decline of the American middle class have skewed public policy toward the wishes of the rich and contributed to underinvestment in higher education.
Worse than Watergate?
With the release of the Benghazi emails on Wednesday, the notion that any of it could have been “worse than Watergate” is difficult to countenance.
Foreign Law Bans
Report Foreign law bans that are emerging from the anti-Sharia movement demonize the Islamic faith and jeopardize well-established rules regulating the application of foreign law in American courts.
Race and Ethnicity
Borrowers of Color Need More Options to Reduce Their Student-Loan Debt
Offering students of color more ways to reduce their student debt, including refinancing their loans, would provide a boost to the overall economy and ensure a better future for communities of color.
Religion and Values
A Godsend to Reproductive Health Clinics
Groups offer compassionate, nonjudgmental counseling for women and their families dealing with abortion.
No Justice for the Injured
Report An analysis of state supreme court rulings shows that an influx of corporate campaign cash is influencing judges to rule against those injured while on the job or by business entities such as hospitals.
Race and Ethnicity
2012 Election Was a Historic First for Black Voters
A recent Census Bureau report confirms what many African Americans already believed: Attempts to suppress the black vote in 2012 only served to stoke turnout.
The Structure and Organization of the Syrian Opposition
Issue Brief The Syrian opposition is fragmented, and understanding these divisions is crucial for the Obama administration's efforts to shape its policy toward Syria and support a foundation for a cohesive future Syrian government.
Governing American Education
Report This report proposes sweeping changes to the way American education is governed, recommends stronger and more centralized government at the state level, and suggests the weakening of lay-citizen participation in governance in favor of control by politicians.
Canada’s Approach to School Funding
Report This report looks at how our neighbor to the north, Canada—a country that has consistently preformed well on international tests—funds its schools.