Report Global leaders have within their reach politically feasible options to create a low-carbon economy. Heads of government must grab this opportunity for progress and undertake these nine pragmatic measures by the end of 2015.
Issue Brief The end of NATO’s International Security Assistance Force, or ISAF, mission provides an opportunity for the international community to redefine its roles in Afghanistan.
Issue Brief Employer-written national guideline standards can strengthen America’s apprenticeship system.
Issue Brief As we approach Labor Day, Congress needs to cut the party-line bickering and refocus its efforts on policies that help American workers.
Report Improving economic and health outcomes for communities of color has the potential to help combat Social Security’s projected shortfall and improve the economic security of a struggling middle class.
Fact Sheet CAP experts explain why vast amounts of federal coal mined in the Powder River Basin in Wyoming and Montana may soon be headed for Asian markets, and why policymakers should be concerned.
Issue Brief The annual Singapore-based Asia-Pacific security summit, traditionally a convivial affair, is becoming more candid and sharp elbowed—and that’s a good thing. This candidness should serve as a template for future regional security conversations.
Report Big-money groups in Washington want to protect state legislatures’ agendas from legal challenges.
Report The United States should lead ambitious national, regional, and global efforts on climate change and black carbon reduction to slow rapid warming in the Arctic, protect millions of lives, improve food security, and safeguard our planet for future generations when U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry becomes chair of the Arctic Council in 2015.
The Center for American Progress Leadership Institute has launched a podcast series to provide a place for progressive professionals of color to analyze policy issues affecting vulnerable communities across America.
Report As the retirement crisis looms, retirement preparedness—not muddling through—should act as the guiding principle for policymakers.
Report Increased LNG exports could theoretically result in a net benefit for the climate, but the conditions are formidable.
Vikram Singh, Vice President for National Security and International Policy at the Center for American Progress, testifies before the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Subcommittee on Near Eastern and South and Central Asian Affairs.