The Origins of Russia’s Broad Political Assault on the United States
The Russian attack on U.S. democracy began in 2014 and is more wide-ranging and coordinated than previously understood. How the United States responds requires a strategy that both applies pressure on Russia via additional sanctions and improves the United States’ defensive capabilities against further Russian interference.
The State of Youth in the U.S. Labor Market: Pre-September 2018 Jobs Day Release
Although the economy is doing well in the aggregate, a closer look at the employment situation for American youth tells a different story.
Hollowing Out the Volcker Rule
Regulators’ proposal to weaken the Volcker Rule would expand loopholes, narrow definitions, give banks leeway to govern themselves, and introduce more risk into the banking sector.
The Effects of Universal Preschool in Washington, D.C.
In an era of skyrocketing child care prices, the District of Columbia’s offer of two years of free, high-quality preschool has been a game changer for working families.
Mapping Student Debt
Please join Generation Progress and Higher Ed, Not Debt in conversation with experts on economics, labor, and student debt issues. The event will examine how these data maps provide deeper insight into the impacts of the student debt crisis on local communities.
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3 Takeaways From the New York Times’ Bombshell Trump Investigation
Super-wealthy families like the Trumps play by a different set of tax rules.
Tired Narratives, Weary Publics
The United States must strengthen its public diplomacy strategy to better compete with Iran in the struggle for power and influence in the Middle East.
A Snapshot of Turkish Public Opinion Toward the European Union
Turkish public opinion is hostile toward the European Union and may limit the potential of Ankara’s recent attempts to reset relations with the Euro bloc.
By Undermining the ICC, Bolton Is Compromising America’s Values
National Security Adviser John Bolton has again taken unnecessary aim at the International Criminal Court—an institution that is critical to securing justice for victims and establishing accountability for perpetrators of the world’s most heinous crimes.
The Risks of Unsecured Guns in Oregon
Unsecured firearms are linked to violent crime, unintentional harm to children, and youth suicide.
Rapidly Expanding 287(g) Program Suffers from Lack of Transparency
The federal 287(g) immigration program has expanded significantly under the Trump administration, with ICE and local law enforcement agencies failing to ensure that proper public oversight is possible.
New Scam Pre-Existing Conditions Bill Provides No Cover to Vote for Judge Brett Kavanaugh
A new proposal augments the threat Judge Kavanaugh poses to people with pre-existing conditions.
The Uneven Expansion of Access to Paid Sick Days
Too many private-sector workers, especially in Southern and Midwest states, do not have access to paid sick days, jeopardizing their family’s health and economic security—as well as their own.