Report Christian Weller outlines ways for American workers and their families to get out of high indebtedness.
Video The Center for American Progress identifies three factors that contributed to the creation of two Americas: one for the top 1 percent and one for the rest of us.
Kristina Costa and Michael Linden point out the absurdities in conservative arguments that regulations are holding back our economy, not lack of demand.
The weakened Trade Adjustment Assistance legislation Congress passed again reveals that conservative talk about creating jobs and protecting American workers amounts to little more than rhetoric, writes Sabina Dewan.
CAP Senior Fellow David Balto testifies before the House Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Health
FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski highlights new efforts to empower consumers against mystery fees on phone bills.
CAPAF's Michael S. Barr testifies on ending too big to fail before the House Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit.
Gadi Dechter discusses home mortgage loan disclosures the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is developing in this post on The Hill's blog.
Michael S. Barr details why the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act requires full congressional funding.
Michael Barr argues in The Hill that we need a Consumer Financial Protection Bureau that’s got the independence it needs to be accountable to the American people.
CAP hosts U.S.T.R. Ambassador Ron Kirk for a discussion on how trade policy can generate opportunities for workers around the globe.
Regulating financial markets costs something but let’s not be “million wise and trillion” foolish, write Michael Ettlinger and Adam S. Hersh. There are sensible ways to fund our financial policing agencies.
Unrepentant for causing the housing and financial crises, conservatives look for new ways to prevent financial regulators from doing their job, writes Pat Garofalo.
Reece Rushing examines the president’s new reforms as the Obama administration braces for conservative attacks.