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Fact Sheets: Protecting Women from Gun Violence

article icon Fact Sheet Some states have already enacted some of these policies, but many are falling short in enacting strong laws to protect women from fatal gun violence.

By Chelsea Parsons, Lauren Speigel, and Lindsey Zwicker | Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Retailer Revelations

mannequins book_alt2 icon Report America’s retailers need a strong and expanding middle class. That’s why it’s time for retailers to back a policy agenda that addresses middle-class weakness and stagnant wages, which will boost the economy and grow corporate bottom lines.

By Brendan Duke and Ike Lee | Monday, October 13, 2014

A Quick Guide on the Human Rights of Women

A medical clinician interviews a patient article icon Fact Sheet Health, rights, and justice promote gender equality.

By Heidi Williamson | Thursday, October 9, 2014

American Spaceflight

The United States must strengthen its space program and regain control of exploration beyond Earth, explain the authors.

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Fighting Fraudulent Fishing

MunroPresident Obama’s next major ocean initiative needs to get crime out of the seafood supply chain.

By Shiva Polefka and Michael Conathan | Thursday, October 9, 2014

U.S. Human Spaceflight Beyond 2014

Delta rocketIt’s time for the United States to strengthen its space program and regain control of exploration beyond Earth.

By Peter Juul and Rudy deLeon | Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Financial Reform in China

Deeper structural changes are needed to reform China’s financial system, explains Adam Hersh.

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

China’s Path to Financial Reform

Charging Bull book_alt2 icon Report Deeper structural changes are needed to reform China’s financial system and to rebalance its economy.

By Adam Hersh | Wednesday, October 8, 2014

An Economy that Serves

Pope FrancisPope Francis has repeatedly highlighted the importance of work and his concern that the current economy values profit over people, urging people of faith and conscience to champion changes in business and the labor market that protect workers.

By Claire Markham | Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Linked Learning

classroom book_alt2 icon Report Linked Learning offers a promising systemic approach to high school reform that is designed to address challenges facing underserved students who have been ill prepared for college and career.

By Monica R. Almond and Tiffany D. Miller | Tuesday, October 7, 2014

The Pygmalion Effect

Research makes clear the importance of high teacher expectations for all students, the authors explain.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Harnessing the EITC and Other Tax Credits to Promote Financial Stability and Economic Mobility

kitchen book_alt2 icon Report As Congress explores strategies to strengthen the Earned Income Tax Credit, there are several ways to boost its power as a mobility tool.

By Rebecca Vallas, Melissa Boteach, and Rachel West | Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Complex Market Forces Are Challenging Appalachian Coal Mining

Coal in sun article icon Issue Brief Market dynamics and geology, not the alleged war on coal, have led to declines in Appalachian coal production.

By Alison Cassady | Monday, October 6, 2014

The Power of the Pygmalion Effect

student takes notes article icon Issue Brief New CAP research makes clear the importance of high teacher expectations for all students.

By Ulrich Boser, Megan Wilhelm, and Robert Hanna | Monday, October 6, 2014

So-Called ‘Cultural War’ Issues Are Really About Justice

mother and daughter with pride flagMarriage equality and women’s reproductive rights are now being seen for what they always were: issues of basic justice.

By Sally Steenland | Monday, October 6, 2014