Increasing Voter Participation in America
Structural barriers and cynicism about government keep millions of eligible Americans from participating in elections; here’s how to fix that.
Trump’s Immigration Plan Imposes Radical New Income and Health Tests
More than 100 million people in the United States—about one-third of the population—would fail Trump’s public charge test if they had to take it.
Solutions to Fight Private Prisons’ Power Over Immigration Detention
Bold anti-corruption solutions could help curb the huge power that the private prison industry has over immigration detention issues.
How Turkey Can Ensure a Successful Energy Transition
Turkey should build upon recent progress investing in renewable energy to transition its energy system and reduce its reliance on imported fossil fuels.
Beyond the ADA
Twenty-eight years after the ADA's passage, much work remains. People with disabilities face poverty rates nearly three times higher than people without disabilities. They are disproportionately likely to live and work in conditions that are hazardous to their health and are especially vulnerable to extreme weather events, which are only becoming more frequent due to climate change. And they are massively overrepresented in our nation’s prisons and jails, with people behind bars at least three times as likely to report a disability as the general population.
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New Federal Data Show America Still Needs to Improve College Access
Major gaps in college-going by socio-economic status are the start of societal gaps in postsecondary attainment.
Rethinking the RUC
For more than two decades, Medicare has relied far too heavily on recommendations submitted by the American Medical Association’s Relative Value Scale Update Committee.
How Your Tax Dollars Are Subsidizing Drug Companies
Millions of Americans are seeing the cost of their medications go up, but drug companies are getting two bites out of our pocketbook.
The State of the LGBTQ Community in the Labor Market: Pre-June 2018 Jobs Day Release
Lack of data prevents analysis of the true health of a tighter labor market, especially with the LGBTQ community.
The Data Do Not Support Supply-Side Economics
New Federal Reserve data show that 2017 tax cuts benefited shareholders but did not boost investment.
Tax Cut Bill Will Lead to Trillion Dollar Deficits
Despite claims that the recently passed tax cut bill will lead to a reduction in deficits and debt, CBO projections indicate that the opposite will be true.