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President Obama and President Xi
Foreign Policy and Security

Charting a New Course for the U.S.-China Relationship

book_alt2 icon Report U.S. and Chinese experts exchange views and offer policy recommendations for the next phase of this crucial bilateral relationship.

by Melanie Hart | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

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Fast Facts: Economic Security for Pennsylvania Families

article icon Issue Brief The right policies can go a long way toward helping all Pennsylvania women gain economic security.

by Ryan Erickson and Danielle Corley | Friday, August 26, 2016

Woman with baby and bug spray

The Six C’s of an Effective Response to the Zika Virus

Addressing the reproductive health needs of Millennials is key to fighting the Zika virus in the United States.

by Kendra Smale | Friday, August 26, 2016

An assistant teacher reads to students.
Early Childhood

Underpaid and Unequal

book_alt2 icon Report The early childhood workforce as a whole is grossly underpaid. New CAP analyses suggest that female African American teachers who work full time earn even less than their white counterparts.

by Rebecca Ullrich, Katie Hamm, Rachel Herzfeldt-Kamprath | Friday, August 26, 2016

OxyContin pills at a pharmacy
Health Care

Congress Must Do More to Address the U.S. Opioid Epidemic

While Congress has passed the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act to help the rising number of Americans addicted to opioids, it must provide additional funding to fully address the problem.

by Neil Davey | Thursday, August 25, 2016

Speicherstadt in Hamburg
Energy and Environment

Could the G-20 Become Coherent on Climate?

article icon Issue Brief The G-20 has an opportunity to take up the mantle of climate leadership—starting with a focus on climate-compatible infrastructure.

by Gwynne Taraska and Henry Kellison | Thursday, August 25, 2016

Everglades National Park
Energy and Environment

The Dividends of Coastal Conservation in the United States

book_alt2 icon Report America’s blue parks are a pillar of sustainable coastal economies and equitable access to the great outdoors.

by Shiva Polefka and Billy DeMaio | Thursday, August 25, 2016

A woman sewing

African American Women in the U.S. Economy

article icon Fact Sheet African American women are increasingly vital to the health of the U.S. economy and the economic security of their families, yet they experience significant pay disparities and face unique barriers in the workplace that can undermine their ability to thrive.

by Kaitlin Holmes and Jocelyn Frye | Tuesday, August 23, 2016

black woman jobseeker
Race and Ethnicity

Why Black Women’s Equal Pay Day Matters

Wage equality is a key issue for Millennials. But for young black women, it is not only a concern, it is a determining factor in their quality of life.

by Gabrielle Bozarth and Naomi Kellogg | Monday, August 22, 2016

Andy Jimenez looks at the Morris Reservoir
Energy and Environment

Parks for All

book_alt2 icon Report Diversity, access, and inclusion should be prioritized for the centennial of the National Park Service.

by Jenny Rowland | Monday, August 22, 2016

Police advance toward protestors
Race and Ethnicity

Police Gone Wild

The U.S. Department of Justice’s report on Baltimore chronicles yet another police department that routinely abused its power and violated the civil rights of African Americans.

by Sam Fulwood III | Friday, August 19, 2016


Infographic: The State of Abortion Restrictions After Whole Woman’s Health

Even with this landmark Supreme Court victory, many abortion restrictions remain in effect.

by Kendra Smale and Heidi Williamson | Wednesday, August 17, 2016