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Beyond Identity Politics

Ruy Teixeira and John Halpin write about how to reach the white working class, we need an economy that works for everyone.

By Ruy Teixeira and John Halpin | Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Building an All-In Nation

Rally book_alt2 icon Report Americans are open minded about our society’s changing demographics and believe, on the whole, that there are more benefits to the nation from rising diversity than costs.

By Ruy Teixeira and John Halpin, with Matt Barreto and Adrian Pantoja | Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Public’s Dos and Don’ts on Handling the Fiscal Showdown

The public has clear opinions on its priorities for the fiscal showdown and sequestration.

By Ruy Teixeira | Monday, December 17, 2012

Public Supports Increased Spending in Key Areas

Conservatives may be allergic to spending on the unemployed and our social needs but the public clearly is not.

By Ruy Teixeira | Monday, December 10, 2012

3 Lessons the 2012 Election Taught Us About the Progressive Coalition

play_alt icon Video Ruy Teixeira explains why the 2008 presidential outcome was not a fluke and how the progressive coalition has made an impact in 2012.

By Ruy Teixeira | Tuesday, December 4, 2012

The Obama Coalition in the 2012 Election and Beyond

Waving American flags book_alt2 icon Report With President Obama's re-election, a progressive multiracial, multiethnic, and cross-class coalition has clearly emerged, albeit in an early and tenuous stage.

By Ruy Teixeira and John Halpin | Tuesday, December 4, 2012

2 Things the Public Wants Policymakers to Remember

Americans think it’s time to raise taxes on the rich, and they don’t want to raise the Medicare eligibility age.

By Ruy Teixeira | Monday, December 3, 2012

Public Turns Against Repeal of Obamacare

Americans want the Affordable Care Act to continue as law.

By Ruy Teixeira | Monday, November 19, 2012

What Do the Voters Want?

A recent post-election poll shows what American voters believe about our nation’s policy priorities and our road forward.

By Ruy Teixeira | Tuesday, November 13, 2012

The Return of the Obama Coalition

Arizona Democrats of all ages celebrate as President Barack Obama is declared the winner of the presidential race at a Democratic Party gatheringA rising electorate, recovering economy, and rejection of conservative ideology drove the president’s historic re-election in 2012.

By Ruy Teixeira and John Halpin | Thursday, November 8, 2012

Public Rejects ‘You’re on Your Own’ Economics

Most Americans think government help for the poor is a good thing.

By Ruy Teixeira | Monday, November 5, 2012

Public Supports Raising Taxes on the Rich, Opposes Repealing Obamacare

Most Americans don’t support conservatives’ sacred causes of not raising taxes on the rich and doing away with the Affordable Care Act.

By Ruy Teixeira | Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Public Wants to Give Legalization a Chance

Conservatives may be fixated on deporting unauthorized immigrants but the public clearly isn’t.

By Ruy Teixeira | Monday, October 15, 2012

The Public Blames Bush and Favoring the Wealthy for Our Economic Problems

Americans don’t think that President Obama and overregulation of the free market are to blame for our economic troubles.

By Ruy Teixeira | Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Just Say No to Voucherizing Medicare

The idea of transforming Medicare into a voucher program started out unpopular, and is just becoming less so.

By Ruy Teixeira | Monday, October 1, 2012