Achieving Unity in Ukraine
The agreement reached in Geneva to de-escalate hostilities in Ukraine may or may not succeed, but the best opportunity for lasting peace rests in Kiev’s commitment to inclusive and transparent constitutional reform.
Immigration Reform Would Increase Tax Revenues
A new CAP column explains why immigration reform would lead to significantly more tax revenues.
The Business Case for Paid Leave and Paid Sick Days
As states continue to pass paid leave and paid sick days legislation, evidence shows that these policies are a win-win for both employers and employees.
IPCC Redactions Obscure the Connections Among Income, Emissions, and Responsibility
For the sake of climate stabilization, countries should not conceal data relevant to the determination of mitigation responsibilities.
Common Core State Standards and Improved Student Mastery
A new CAP report looks at the challenges and opportunities of the Common Core State Standards.
Women in Leadership: An Interview with Ella Bell
We need to do more to include women from all backgrounds in discussions about work and leadership.
Real Family Values: Child Care and Early Childhood Education
Issue Brief If we value opportunity, equality, and fairness, we must do more to provide children and working parents with access to high-quality, affordable child care.
Common Core State Standards Assessments
Report Aligned to the Common Core State Standards, the forthcoming tests from two nonprofit state assessment consortia—the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium and the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers—have the potential to improve student mastery.
How to Reduce Methane Emissions from Landfills
The Obama administration must take more action to reduce methane emissions that contribute to climate change.
Political Pluralism: How Government Can Support Conflicting Religious Beliefs
Christian scholars are exploring what is appropriate religious expression in a diverse society.
The Disinvestment Budget: Government Investments to Improve Our Economic Future Would be Crushed Under the Recently Passed House Budget
Federal spending on infrastructure, scientific research, early childhood education, disease treatment, space exploration, and college tuition could be slashed by nearly half over the next decade.
Next Steps to Reduce Methane Emissions from Landfills
The Obama administration’s recently released methane strategy is the latest step to address climate change, but additional action is required to reduce emissions of this powerful greenhouse gas.
Challenges Remain in the Battle for Equal Rights
As we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, it is important to note that we have not finished the fight for equality.
The Economic Importance of Women’s Rising Hours of Work
Report The importance of women’s added work hours to families’ economic well-being lends a new urgency to rethinking U.S. labor standards for the 21st century.
Family and Medical Leave Insurance
Report We need to establish a national family and medical leave insurance program that addresses the realities of our current workforce.