A User’s Guide to the Fiscal Year 2015 Defense Budget
Issue Brief The U.S. Department of Defense faces hard choices if it wants to create a fiscally responsible budget plan for the coming years.
Helping the Arctic Council Find Its True North
Report Secretary of State John Kerry needs to make climate change the focus of the Arctic Council and consider both immediate and longer-term goals if he wants to take decisive action upon becoming the Arctic Council chairman in 2015.
The State of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders
A new CAP series features the most comprehensive research and analysis available for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, the fastest-growing demographic in the nation.
7 Important Facts to Know About STDs
As STD Awareness Month comes to a close, consider the effect such diseases have on health in the United States.
State of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Series
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders are quickly reaching the critical mass needed to be politically relevant, but data about this group have often been unavailable. This series features the most comprehensive research and analysis for the fastest-growing demographic in the United States.
P. Diddy Commences a Debate
Critics of Howard University’s choice of commencement speaker fail to see how his artistic and business successes have inspired a generation of Americans.
How Increasing the Minimum Wage Would Help People of Color
With a minimum wage of $10.10 per hour, blacks, Hispanics, and Asians would see a $16.1 billion total wage increase.
The Benefits of Increasing the Minimum Wage for People of Color
If the minimum wage were increased to $10.10 per hour, blacks, Hispanics, and Asians would see an increase in total wages of $16.1 billion.
The Global Reach of Religious Liberty Rhetoric
Anti-LGBT “license to discriminate” bills and discriminatory rhetoric in the United States are sending ripples across the globe; accountability at home would do the same.
Issue Brief Progressive policies similar to the Affordable Care Act can lay the foundation for stronger growth and help those most in need.
How to Achieve Unity in Ukraine
The best chance for enduring peace in Ukraine rests in transparent and inclusive constitutional reform.
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.