Capitalism for Everyone
Policymakers can help workers, businesses, and investors do better by encouraging companies to adopt broad-based profit-sharing programs. Read more →
Many Successes in Just a Few Years: The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Turns 5
As critics call for deregulation, the CFPB demonstrates America’s need for a financial referee.
President Obama’s Africa Record: The Hard Road to a Genuine Partnership
On the cusp of his trip to Africa, how does President Obama’s record on the continent stand up?
Fixing Sequestration and Improving the Budget Process
Carmel Martin, Executive Vice President for Policy at the Center for American Progress, submitted testimony to the House Budget Committee for its hearing on the first principles of congressional budgeting.
Housing and Consumer Finance
Improving Student Loan Servicing
The Center for American Progress makes comments to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on ways to improve student loan servicing.
Video: Their Baby Was Denied Access to Care Because They Are Gay
Video LGBT couple Krista and Jami Contreras discuss what happened when they took their infant daughter to the pediatrician for the first time.
Federal-Local Coordination on Immigration Enforcement: Prioritizing Public Safety
Prioritizing safety for all is the focus of locally tailored immigration enforcement programs.
Progress Continues One Year After the White House Summit on Working Families
Interactive It has been one year since the White House Summit on Working Families. This interactive shows some of the progress that has been made for working families during that time.
Foreign Policy and Security
Ensuring that the Nuclear Agreement Effectively Constrains Iran
Issue Brief Congress should measure the deal against the main alternatives and work with the Obama administration to ensure strong and effective implementation using three steps.
Foreign Policy and Security
Countering Iran’s Destabilizing Actions in the Middle East
Issue Brief After the nuclear deal, the United States needs to work with partners to step up its efforts to counter Iran’s negative behaviors.
Infographic: Small Business Owners Support Contraception Insurance Coverage
New polling data shows widespread support among small business owners for providing employees with birth control coverage.
Small Business Owners Are More Progressive than the U.S. Supreme Court Thinks
As the U.S. Supreme Court’s Burwell v. Hobby Lobby ruling becomes the law of the land, small business owners show just how unnecessary the religious accommodations for contraceptive insurance are.
Fast Facts: Economic Security for Ohio Families
Fact Sheet The right policies can go a long way toward helping Ohio women gain economic security.
Real Family Values: Planning for a Future that Ensures Dignity for an Aging Population
Issue Brief As America’s aging population increases, implementing policies steeped in real family values—dignity, fairness, and respect—must be a priority to meet the needs of the elderly and their caregivers.
Race and Ethnicity
Atticus Finch and Bill Cosby—Fallen Heroes?
The world that real and imaginary celebrities occupy is a messy and complex place. Heroes have no place to hide their shortcomings in the age of social media and diminished personal secrets.