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Women

Infographic: The Real Cost of Abortion

The United States’ most vulnerable women continue to struggle to protect both their reproductive health and their economic security.

by Heidi Williamson | Thursday, September 29, 2016

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Economy

5 Steps to Address Corporate America’s Short-Termism Problem

Here are five ways that policymakers can fix corporate America’s increasingly myopic behavior and create a sustainable long-term economy.

by Brendan Duke, Andrew Schwartz, Andy Green | Thursday, September 29, 2016

Energy and Environment

A Look at British Columbia’s Carbon Tax

play_alt icon Video We visited British Columbia to see how the tax is faring in its efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, gauge its impact on the economy, and see what lessons we can learn here in the United States about carbon pricing schemes.

by Andrew Satter and Alison Cassady | Thursday, September 29, 2016

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Energy and Environment

The People Have Spoken: Consistent Support for the Clean Power Plan

While state attorneys general litigate in court this week against the Clean Power Plan, strong majorities in states across the nation show steady support for the contested rule.

by Myriam Alexander-Kearns and Alison Cassady | Thursday, September 29, 2016

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Religion and Values

Hearing Faith Voices Raised Against Hyde

Repealing the Hyde Amendment is in line with numerous faith traditions, which support providing all women access to safe, affordable, and timely abortions.

by Tracy Wolf | Wednesday, September 28, 2016

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Energy and Environment

A Clean Energy Action Plan for the United States

book_alt2 icon Report The next president and Congress should enact a Clean Energy Action Plan that puts the nation on a low-carbon path for decades to come.

by Luke Bassett, Myriam Alexander-Kearns, Jerusalem Demsas | Wednesday, September 28, 2016

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LGBT

State ID Card Policies for LGBTQ Youths Experiencing Homelessness

article icon Fact Sheet Expanding access to state-issued identification for LGBTQ youth experiencing homelessness could create opportunities and improve their safety and well-being.

by Shabab Ahmed Mirza, Steven Soto, Caitlin Rooney | Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Students in classroom and diversity
Education

Top 5 Ways for Public Schools to Better Support Talented Students of Color

Students of color continue to be underrepresented in rigorous and selective academic programs, and schools must work to ensure that talented students of color are adequately supported and challenged.

by Cherry Mullaguru | Tuesday, September 27, 2016

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Race and Ethnicity

Where Are the Gifted and Talented Black Students?

Social and institutional barriers are keeping African American students from the ranks of gifted and talented programs.

by Naomi Kellogg | Tuesday, September 27, 2016

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Foreign Policy and Security

Turkey After the July Coup Attempt

The July 15 coup attempt was deeply traumatic for Turkey, but that does not justify President Erdoğan’s many disturbing postcoup actions.

by Alan Makovsky | Tuesday, September 27, 2016

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Progressive Movement

Preventing Problems at the Polls: Wisconsin

article icon Issue Brief Wisconsin voters could face obstacles at the polls due to new laws making it tougher to vote and abolishing the state’s nonpartisan election administration agency. Here are some things to watch out for.

by Billy Corriher and Liz Kennedy | Monday, September 26, 2016

Health Care

Negotiation Plus: A Framework for Value-Based Drug Pricing Negotiation

article icon Issue Brief CAP’s drug pricing framework would empower Medicare and private payers to negotiate effectively for drug prices, backed by binding arbitration.

by Topher Spiro, Maura Calsyn, Thomas Huelskoetter | Monday, September 26, 2016