Trump’s Education Budget Ignores Needs of Students and Schools
The FY 2020 Department of Education budget proposal would make drastic and harmful cuts.
Mapping China’s Global Governance Ambitions
The current global governance system is rules-based, and it privileges liberal democratic values and standards; Beijing’s alternative vision is a system based on authoritarian governance principles in which state power determines whose interests prevail.
Turkey’s Refugee Dilemma
Despite Turkish leaders’ frequent insistence that Syrian refugees will return home, privately, they seem to be preparing for the likelihood that most will remain permanently.
Efforts to Address Gun Violence Should Not Include Increased Surveillance
Instead of protecting the rights of people with mental health disabilities, lawmakers are using the growing urgency around gun violence as a pretext to expand surveillance and criminalization.
The Case Against Corporate Tax Boondoggles
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The Importance of a National Energy Efficiency Resource Standard in Progressive Infrastructure
A national energy consumption reduction target, levied on sales of both electricity and natural gas, must be a component of any progressive federal infrastructure plan.
TPS Workers Are Rebuilding States Devastated by Natural Disasters
Temporary Protected Status is closely linked to the efforts to rebuild states affected by natural disasters, as shown by the large numbers of TPS holders who work in construction occupations.
Progressive Wins Re-Envision Immigration Enforcement at the Local Level
The 2018 midterm election results showed that voters at the local level are increasingly rejecting punitive, harsh immigration enforcement efforts.
Pro-Voter Reforms Were Key to Young Americans Voting in the 2018 Elections
Oregon and California’s joint Automatic Voter Registration and preregistration programs illustrate how pro-voter reforms increase voter registration and broaden civic engagement among Millennials and Generation Z.
Congress Needs to Stop Trump’s Continued Infliction of Harm and Suffering on Puerto Ricans
Puerto Rican families continue to suffer from unemployment and food insecurity following hurricanes Irma and Maria. They deserve to be able to put food on the table for their families, and Congress should address this much-needed funding now.
Trump’s FY 2020 Budget Exposes His False Promises and Misplaced Priorities
Trump’s morally bankrupt budget betrays the “forgotten men and women” he pledged to fight for, seeking to pay for his $2 trillion tax giveaway with massive cuts to programs on which everyday Americans rely.
U.S. Trade Policy in North America, China, and Beyond
As the Trump administration begins to answer for its erratic trade policy agenda, Congress must assert its oversight and hold the administration accountable to the economic priorities of working families.