Turning the Tide on Dirty Money
To promote domestic resilience and curb the malign influence of authoritarian powers, the United States and its democratic partners need to unite against corruption and kleptocracy.
A Comprehensive COVID-19 Vaccine Plan
A successful COVID-19 vaccination program requires an unprecedented government effort, with tens of thousands of lives, millions of livelihoods, and a normal way of life at stake.
Lessening the Pandemic’s Burden on LGBTQ Workers and Families
Government strategies to address COVID-19 and improve socioeconomic conditions must include targeted assistance for LGBTQ workers and households.
Ending K-12 Education Funding Inequity: Public Education Opportunity Grants
A Public Education Opportunity Grants program will make K-12 education more equitable at the local, state, and federal levels.
Renewed U.S.-India Climate Cooperation
The United States and India can collaborate to rapidly catalyze foreign institutional investment in India’s green transition, which would significantly influence the global effort to combat climate change.
Raising the Minimum Wage Would Be Transformative for Women
Women make up the majority of workers who would benefit from raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2025, as they are overrepresented in tipped and low-wage jobs.
Raising the Minimum Wage Is Key To Supporting the Breadwinning Mothers Who Drive the Economy
Because the majority of minimum wage-earning mothers are breadwinners, raising the federal minimum wage would strengthen economic security for millions of families.
The Role of Accounting and Auditing in Addressing Climate Change
With President Joe Biden’s recommitment to the Paris climate accord, all eyes are on the policy changes and investments necessary to chart a course to net-zero global greenhouse gas emissions by 2050—and accounting and independent auditing can help keep the United States on track.
ACICS Must Be Stripped of its Federal Recognition for Good
This timeline shows how a failing agency has remained a gatekeeper to federal financial aid dollars.
The Need for a White House Office of Democracy Reform
The Biden-Harris administration should have staff in the White House who are specifically focused on strengthening American democracy.
Gun Violence Prevention Priorities for a New Congress and a New Administration
The start of a new Congress and a new administration presents a crucial opportunity to make progress in reducing gun violence.
Centering Racial Equity in a New Administration
With a new administration set to lead the U.S. federal government, and in the midst of a pandemic that has exposed the many layers of racial inequality in this country, it is time to finally put infrastructure in place to achieve equity for Black Americans and communities of color.