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Improving Our Tax Code

Despite the political gridlock over taxes, there are actually many areas on which both sides agree, explain the authors.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Controlling Climate Change and Expanding Job Opportunities

Effectively mitigating climate change requires identifying exactly how the United States will transform its energy economy to attain international goals to help protect our climate.

Friday, September 19, 2014

Child Care Regulations

Recent updates to the child care subsidy system bring much-needed changes, writes Maryam Adamu.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Policy Options for Regulating Rifles, Shotguns, and Other Firearms

Arkadi Gerney and Chelsea Parsons explain why it is time to consider new ideas for regulating uniquely dangerous firearms.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

The Fight Against ISIS and Assad

The Obama administration has an important opportunity to adjust its course in Syria and Iraq, the authors explain.

Monday, September 15, 2014

Immigration Reform Is Good for All

Black Americans have no reason to fear job losses from the promised White House protections for undocumented immigrant families, explains Sam Fulwood III

Friday, September 12, 2014

Encouraging Renters To Save

Drawing on the most successful elements of previous efforts is the key to designing strong and effective renter savings programs, explains David M. Abromowitz and Sarah Edelman.

Thursday, September 11, 2014

An Integrated Strategy to Advance Middle East Stability

Brian Katulis, Hardin Lang, and Vikram Singh argue that combating ISIS in Iraq and Syria will require a concerted diplomatic and security strategy in coordination with U.S. allies around the world.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Promoting Access and Success for All Students

Antoinette Flores explores why several colleges and universities have had greater success than others in graduating both students of color and low-income students.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

The Need For More and Better Jobs

Adam Hersh writes on the concentration of new jobs in low-wage industries.

Monday, September 8, 2014

The FHA Distressed Asset Stabilization Program

Sarah Edelman, Julia Gordon, and Aashna Desai provide recommendations for how the Federal Housing Administration can better help neighborhoods and homeowners while still saving money for taxpayers.

Friday, September 5, 2014

Controlling Climate Change and Expanding Job Opportunities

Effectively mitigating climate change requires identifying exactly how the United States will transform its energy economy to attain international goals to help protect our climate.

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Afghanistan and the NATO Summit

Aarthi Gunasekaran explains why the international role in Afghanistan should be reassessed during the NATO Summit.

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

The Science Gap

Congress has not followed up with the appropriations necessary to double funding for basic research.

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

State of the Economy, August 2014

Congress needs to cut the party-line bickering and refocus its efforts on policies that help American workers, say Christian E. Weller and Jackie Odum.

Friday, August 29, 2014