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Globalization and the Rise of the Global Middle Class

Visiting Fellow Will Straw talks about a program at the Institute for Public Policy Research, a CAP partner, that is studying globalization and how developed countries such as the United States should respond to its effects, such as improved living standards.

By Will Straw | Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Lord Mandelson and ‘The Future of Globalisation’

CAP Fellow Will Straw, who is also at the Institute of Public Policy Research, describes ippr’s new project that address how globalization can work for all.

By Will Straw | Thursday, April 7, 2011

Strategy and Organising: Lessons from the Obama Campaign

The Obama campaign combined a political strategy that focused on a singular narrative and open organizational structure with modern tools to maximize fundraising and voter mobilization.

By Will Straw and Matt Browne | Wednesday, April 8, 2009

What President Obama and Other Leaders Should Focus On at the G20

President Obama and other G20 leaders shouldn’t ignore climate change, sustainable security, and preventing protectionism at this week's summit, write Sabina Dewan and Will Straw.

By Sabina Dewan and Will Straw | Wednesday, April 1, 2009

The Case for Leadership

book_alt2 icon Report Report from Will Straw, Matt Browne, Sabina Dewan, and Nina Hachigian outlines how to strengthen the group of 20 to tackle key global crises.

By Will Straw, Matt Browne, Sabina Dewan, and Nina Hachigian | Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Infographic: Swift and Responsible Recovery

Graphic from Will Straw and Julie Baewer shows most of the recovery funds will be spent by fiscal year 2011.

By Will Straw and Julie Baewer | Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Goldilocks and the Recovery Act

The $787 billion Recovery and Reinvestment Act is neither too big nor too small, too fast or too slow, observe Will Straw and Michael Ettlinger. In fact, it’s just right.

By Will Straw and Michael Ettlinger | Friday, February 20, 2009

The Nationwide Allocation of Recovery Funding

cursor icon Interactive Will Straw shows state-by-state funding allocations from the final House-Senate Recovery and Reinvestment Act compromise in this interactive map.

By Will Straw | Friday, February 13, 2009

House Recovery Act Creates More Jobs than Senate Compromise

Will Straw provides state-by-state analysis that shows that the Senate recovery bill would create fewer jobs than the House bill.

By Will Straw | Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Cuts to Senate Recovery Bill Mean Fewer Jobs in States

The Senate compromise legislation will create fewer jobs in every state. This chart shows what the changes will mean state by state.

By Will Straw | Monday, February 9, 2009

House Recovery Act Creates More Jobs than Senate Compromise

The House Recovery and Reinvestment Act will create more jobs than the Senate compromise, writes Will Straw.

By Will Straw | Monday, February 9, 2009

Where’s the Pork? (Nowhere)

Conservatives belittle a massive job-creating stimulus package now before Congress so that businesses can gain more tax breaks, observes Will Straw, but their talking points are nonsense.

By Will Straw | Friday, February 6, 2009

Interactive Map: U.S. Lags Behind Rest of World in Responding to the Growing Crisis

An updated interactive map shows how G20 countries have responded to the financial crisis—and how the U.S. is falling behind.

By Will Straw and Joshua Picker | Thursday, February 5, 2009

Interactive Map: Beyond the Beltway: Recovery’s Local Impact

cursor icon Interactive About two-thirds of the recovery packages under consideration by the House and Senate will be spent by state governments. Here's how.

By Will Straw | Monday, February 2, 2009

Beyond the Beltway: Energy & Infrastructure

cursor icon Interactive This interactive map shows how the House and Senate Recovery and Reinvestment Acts would distribute energy and infrastructure funding to the states.

By Will Straw | Friday, January 30, 2009