Preventing Endless War Requires Real Congressional Oversight—Not New War Authority
Congress needs to do real oversight about how and whether the current wars should continue before considering any new AUMF.
Union Membership Narrows the Racial Wealth Gap for Families of Color
Union membership increases wealth for all workers and does the most for nonwhite families.
Understanding the Difference Between Safety and Access
The autonomous vehicle revolution offers planners an opportunity to redesign the surface transportation system to be more accessible and sustainable by prioritizing the needs of pedestrians and other nonautomotive users.
Expanding the Authority of State Attorneys General to Combat Police Misconduct
In the absence of federal leadership, states must adopt policies and allocate resources to promote effective and constitutional policing.
Eliminating Racial Disparities in Maternal and Infant Mortality
The United States is facing a maternal and infant health crisis, and African American women are at the center. Join us for a discussion with women of color experts in the maternal and infant health field that focuses on policy solutions.
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The Education Department’s Debit Card Pilot Could Threaten Student Aid
A pilot program from the Department of Education will partner the department with a private financial institution to provide a payment card to students, offering up students as customers while collecting data on their spending habits—data that the department could ultimately use to limit students’ eligibility for financial aid.
Measuring Conservation Progress in North America
As the United States undertakes an unprecedented elimination of protected areas, Canada and Mexico are emerging as North America’s leaders in the conservation of lands and oceans.
Building an Ambitious Clean Energy Cabinet
Newly elected governors have the opportunity—and responsibility—to set and achieve ambitious clean energy goals in their states, and appointing talented energy officials is a critical first step in carrying out that vision and continuing state leadership on climate and clean energy.
America’s Child Care Deserts in 2018
A new analysis of child care supply in every U.S. neighborhood finds that approximately half the country has too few licensed child care options.
The Future Is Bright for Community Schools
Through organizing, lifting up community voices, improving curricula, and investing in effective leadership, community schools can realize their potential and grow to scale.
Migration Flows in Mexico Have Challenged the Country’s Immigration Policies
Mexico’s immigration policies fail to address the needs of returnees and Central American migrants.
Trump’s ‘Public Charge’ Rule Would Radically Change Legal Immigration
President Trump’s proposed LPC test, despite claims to the contrary, would apply to millions of people each year—and most of those who would be denied green cards or other visas will never have received public benefits in the United States.