Resolving the fiscal showdown and the debt ceiling debate should be the first steps toward rebuilding our economy from the middle out.
Issue Brief Sequestration will inflict massive cuts on programs that protect our public lands and oceans—cuts that will impact all of us in a variety of ways.
Charts High levels of income inequality are strongly related to low levels of economic mobility and opportunity, as these graphs clearly show.
Report Higher income inequality leads to less economic mobility and fewer opportunities for future generations, according to new research on the Great Gatsby Curve.
A series of graphs shows that high income inequality in the United States is strongly related to increased pessimism among Americans.
Report This working paper determines that income inequality leads to pessimism and anger about the direction of the country, therefore causing our sense of unity and society to erode.
Our new plan addresses some of the most serious flaws in the federal tax code while raising additional revenue to be used for deficit reduction, and at the same time offering changes to government spending.
Report In order to secure our fiscal future and achieve meaningful deficit reduction over the next 10 years, we need a plan that combines progressive, revenue-enhancing tax reform with pragmatic spending cuts that do not undermine the middle class, the poor, or seniors.
Report Leveraging additional private investment will help close our nation’s infrastructure-funding gap and enable the completion of hundreds of critical projects that will provide substantial economic returns for American taxpayers.
Issue Brief Policymakers need to continue paying attention to our moderate economic recovery.
Issue Brief Workplace policies that improve employee retention can help companies reduce their employee turnover costs.
The Just Jobs Network looks at how different countries are getting people back to work through the various programs within each nation.
The election sends a clear signal to congressional Republicans: Don’t push the country over the fiscal cliff in order to protect the tax cuts for millionaires.