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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

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

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

Electricity Without the Grid

EnergyDistributed 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

Racism Is Impossible to Prove, But History Provides Insight

ObamaAmid charges of racism and reverse racism, only time will tell how history will judge today’s political figures.

By Sam Fulwood III | Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Left Behind

empty chair book_alt2 icon Report Five years after the end of the Great Recession, Millennials still face high barriers to entering the U.S. middle class. For LGBT Millennials, these barriers to full participation in the U.S. economy can be exacerbated by their sexual orientation and/or gender identity.

By Zenen Jaimes Pérez | Wednesday, July 16, 2014

The ‘Too Big to Fail’ Problem

We need to understand the varied concerns underlying too big to fail and implement tailored solutions.

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Hobby Lobby’s Win Is a Loss for Religious Liberty

Hobby LobbyWhen for-profit corporations get the same privileges that have historically been given to religious groups that feed the hungry and care for the sick, religion itself is cheapened and devalued.

By Sally Steenland | Wednesday, July 16, 2014

The New Budget Outlook Shows that Austerity Makes No Sense

Navigator Mary Bennett, left, helps Min Lians, who is seeking help buying health insurance bars icon Charts Unnecessary short-term spending cuts to solve a nonexistent debt crisis have caused measurable economic damage.

By Harry Stein and Adam Hersh | Tuesday, July 15, 2014

The Impending BRICS Summit

The meeting highlights the potentially positive role the BRICS countries could play in revitalizing the global system of partnerships and alliances to tackle the challenges of the 21st century.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014