Interactive This interactive map shows how the Recovery and Reinvestment Act would help our education system.
Interactive About two-thirds of the recovery packages under consideration by the House and Senate will be spent by state governments. Here's how.
The new recovery plan offered by Reps. Obey and Rangel can begin to put the country back on a sustainable long-term growth path with rising living standards for all.
A sharply deteriorating economy requires bold but well-targeted action by Congress and the Obama administration, writes Will Straw.
Will Straw on why the new administration must provide proper patent incentives and thoughtful financial support for science and technology to germinate in communities around the country.
A direct economic stimulus package is exactly what we need in the current crisis.
Video Will Straw discusses why we need another stimulus, what should be in it, and how quickly we can start seeing results.
Interactive map shows just how far the financial crisis has spread through the G20 economies.
Report Will Straw and Michael Ettlinger outline a program for spending $350 billion on stimulus and recovery to boost the economy within a year.
The leaders of the G20 nations started something significant at their recent summit, but immediate action is needed to stimulate a global economic recovery, write Sabina Dewan and Will Straw.
A more integrated global economy has led to unprecedented growth. More people around the world today benefit from international trade than at any time in the past. Will Straw offers a progressive approach to globalization.
Will Straw is a fellow at American Progress and the founding editor of LeftFootForward.org, a British political blog for progressives and the sister site of ThinkProgress.org. He worked at CAP as Associate Director for Economic Growth from 2008-09 and primarily covered innovation policy and globalization but also looked in detail at the global economic crisis […]