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U.S. Ebola Hysteria Is the Wrong Response to the Epidemic

Irrational fears about the Ebola virus are leading to discrimination and ostracism of Africans in the United States.

By Sam Fulwood III | Thursday, October 23, 2014

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Ensuring Access to Family Planning Services for All

article icon Issue Brief While women have access to family planning services at a multitude of health care facilities—and while a wide spectrum of funding sources covers contraceptives and those services—we are not doing enough to ensure access for all women.

By Donna Barry and Amelia Esenstad | Thursday, October 23, 2014

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Education that Empowers

Pope Francis teaches that education is a tool for developing individuals, communities, and the world in service of compassion and fairness, suggesting that a commitment to quality, accessible education for all is a crucial element of building a more just world.

By Claire Markham | Thursday, October 23, 2014

Immigration Facts

The CAP Immigration Team provides a rundown of everything you need to know about our foreign-born population.

Thursday, October 23, 2014

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The Facts on Immigration Today

article icon Issue Brief Everything you need to know about our foreign-born population, their impact on the economy, current immigration policy, and the voting power of new Americans.

By the CAP Immigration Team | Thursday, October 23, 2014

The Unequal Mortgage Market

Massive disparities persist in the housing market and the economy based on the color of one’s skin, explains Michela Zonta.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Testing in the United States

States and school districts are far from the goal of better, fairer, and fewer tests, explains Melissa Lazarín.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

In Texas, No Justice for Injured Patients

play_alt icon Video This new video from Legal Progress documents the damaging effects of Texas’ 2003 tort reform legislation, which makes it virtually impossible for emergency room patients to hold hospitals accountable for medical malpractice.

By Billy Corriher | Tuesday, October 21, 2014

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The Unequal Mortgage Market Is No Coincidence

The housing industry and Congress need to address the massive disparities that persist in the housing market and the economy based on the color of one’s skin.

By Michela Zonta | Monday, October 20, 2014

U.S.-Egypt Relations

Egypt continues to face a long list of challenges, explain the authors.

Monday, October 20, 2014

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Sisi’s First 100 Days

article icon Issue Brief Egypt, the region’s largest country, continues to face a long list of challenges on the economic, security, and political fronts.

By Brian Katulis, Mokhtar Awad, and Hardin Lang | Monday, October 20, 2014

Gun Violence in Washington State

There are many facets of gun violence in Washington state that stand out as exception, unusual, or above the national average, explain Chelsea Parsons and Lauren Speigel.

Friday, October 17, 2014

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9 Things to Know About Gun Violence in Washington State

article icon Issue Brief There are many facets of gun violence in Washington state that stand out as exception, unusual, or above the national average, and the state can do more to prevent gun deaths and keep guns out of the hands of dangerous people.

By Chelsea Parsons and Lauren Speigel | Thursday, October 16, 2014

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The War Chest

book_alt2 icon Report As the war in Afghanistan draws down, it’s time to wind down the war chest.

By Katherine Blakeley and Lawrence J. Korb | Thursday, October 16, 2014

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A Win-Win for Working Families and State Budgets

book_alt2 icon Report Increasing the minimum wage in concert with expanding Medicaid would not only boost the incomes of low-wage working families and increase access to healthcare but would also be a boon to state budgets.

By Rachel West and Michael Reich | Thursday, October 16, 2014

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