Common-Sense Reforms to Protect Americans’ Privacy
The Obama administration should support bipartisan amendments to the Electronic Communications Privacy Act.
Despite Job Growth, Americans Continue to Struggle to Reach the Middle Class
The U.S. economy added 203,000 new jobs in November, but middle-class jobs remain scarce for millions of Americans.
Guantanamo Is a $5 Billion Folly
Congress is wasting billions of dollars on the unnecessary Guantanamo prison.
Labor and Management Working Together
Is this an innovative step for the United Automobile Workers and Volkswagen?
Public Lands Are the Source of More Carbon Pollution than They Can Absorb
Public lands are a major source of carbon pollution, but this can change if we institute an appropriate emissions reduction plan.
Is Obamacare the End of Liberalism? Not So Much
Pundits—evoking Chicken Little—treated the glitches in the health care website as a historic catastrophe. They look more than a little silly now.
The Right to Read: Suing a State for Better Teaching
Recognizing that the ability to read by the third grade is a critical milestone, the American Civil Liberties Union has filed a class action lawsuit against a Michigan school district for failing to teach students to read at grade level.
No Place Like Home
Report In our efforts to end homelessness, we must continue to provide affordable rental housing and comprehensive support to individuals and families facing poverty.
The Clogged Carbon Sink: U.S. Public Lands Are the Source of 4.5 Times More Carbon Pollution Than They Can Absorb
Public lands can help solve the climate crisis rather than worsen it.
Not at All Conservative
The deep divide between House Republicans over the fiscal year 2014 budget is between two political philosophies that have little in common.
A Guide to the Common Core State Standards
These fact sheets on states implementing the Common Core document the current state of student achievement, demonstrate the imperative on why higher standards are important, and offer a side-by-side comparison on how the Common Core State Standards will raise student achievement.
Trickle-Down Economics and Broken Promises
Issue Brief Three new CAP reports debunk the myth that top income tax breaks and other policies that benefit the wealthy generate broadly shared economic prosperity.
The Great Laissez-Faire Experiment
Report This report compares the performance of the United States with other high-income countries on income inequality, economic growth, and the sharing of that growth with the vast majority of households.
The Impact of Inequality on Growth
Report Regardless of the relationship between inequality and economic growth, the high level of inequality that we have today requires a policy response leading to a more equitable and inclusive economy.
The Impact of Redistributive Tax and Transfer Programs on Risk-Taking Behavior and Labor Mobility
Report A new CAP analysis explores the effects that redistributive tax and transfer programs have on Americans’ risk-taking behavior and labor mobility.