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What Rep. Paul Ryan Should Say

Rep. Paul Ryan’s latest poverty proposals will exacerbate poverty and inequality, if past is prologue.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

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Mid- and Late-Career Teachers Struggle With Paltry Incomes

article icon Issue Brief Low pay prevents talented and experienced teachers from living a middle-class life.

By Ulrich Boser and Chelsea Straus | Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Rep. Paul Ryan

The Speech Rep. Ryan Should Give

If past is prologue, Rep. Paul Ryan’s latest poverty proposals will exacerbate poverty and inequality. But there are alternative, effective policy options to grow the middle class.

By Melissa Boteach | Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Apprenticeships in America

The United States lags behind its European counterparts in the use of apprenticeships.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Apprentices with Ocean Spray Cranberries attend a ceremony

The Underuse of Apprenticeships in America

bars icon Charts The United States lags behind its European counterparts in the use of apprenticeships, a proven workforce training tool that would help American businesses, workers, and the U.S. economy as a whole.

By Sarah Ayres and Ethan Gurwitz | Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Chief Illiniwek performs

Missing the Point

book_alt2 icon Report The harmful impacts of the Washington football team’s name are part of a much larger problem in our country, and one in which local, state, and federal education agencies can make a difference.

By Erik Stegman and Victoria Phillips | Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Biennial Budgeting Would Be a Setback in Efforts to Reform Congressional Budgeting

Scott Lilly, Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress, testifies before the House Committee on Rules, Subcommittee on Legislative and Budget Process, on the question of two-year budgeting.

By Scott Lilly | Monday, July 21, 2014

Historical Insights Into Racism

Only time will tell how history will judge today’s political figures amid charges of racism and reverse racism.

Monday, July 21, 2014

A Nuclear Deal With Iran?

The United States and its international partners are nearing the deadline to reach a comprehensive agreement with Iran.

Friday, July 18, 2014

Radiation therapists use X-rays to show the exact position of a patient's tumor in the left lung

Prostate Cancer Treatment: Unproven Proton Radiation Therapy Wastes Millions of Dollars

article icon Fact Sheet New proton therapy technology costs Medicare and seniors millions of dollars but offers zero improvement for prostate cancer patients.

By Topher Spiro, Thomas Huelskoetter, and Gina Phillipi | Thursday, July 17, 2014

One Storm Shy of Despair

book_alt2 icon Report President Obama and his State, Local, and Tribal Leaders Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience have an opportunity to reduce extreme weather and other climate change risks to low-income families and to create resilient, safe, and equitable communities that will allow all Americans to prosper.

By Cathleen Kelly and Tracey Ross | Thursday, July 17, 2014

Toward a Final Nuclear Deal with Iran

article icon Issue Brief The United States and its international partners are nearing the deadline to reach a comprehensive agreement with Iran over its nuclear program. Three key components will ensure Iran’s nuclear program is used only for peaceful purposes.

By Benjamin Armbruster | Thursday, July 17, 2014

Gridless Electricity

In the fight against energy poverty around the world, distributed electric generation is a vital tool.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Video Series: A Brighter Future for India

play_alt icon Video This video series documents how solar power has the potential to improve livelihoods, health, and the environment while avoiding the need for the costly grid expansion that is a distant reality for many.

By Andrew Satter and Rebecca Lefton | Thursday, July 17, 2014

Energy

Electricity Without the Grid

Distributed electric generation is a vital tool in the fight against energy poverty around the world.

By Ben Bovarnick and Eliza Dach | Thursday, July 17, 2014

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