2018 CAP Ideas Conference
As we celebrate our 15th year of big ideas, the Center for American Progress is bringing together elected officials, policy experts, cultural influencers, and grassroots activists at the 2018 CAP Ideas Conference, where we will explore and unveil new ideas that can make America a place for every single one of us to thrive.
State-by-State Estimated Premium Increases due to Individual Mandate Repeal and Short-Term Plan Rule
Marketplace sabotage is projected to increase 2019 benchmark marketplace premiums by $1,013 on average.
The Cost of Trump’s Inaction on Prescription Drug Prices
Even as President Donald Trump prepares to deliver a speech on drug prices, there is little evidence to suggest that his administration is serious about reducing costs for consumers.
An Unequal Division of Labor
Most working mothers return home to a second shift of unpaid housework and caregiving after their official workday ends. When paid work, household labor, and child care are combined, working mothers spend more time working than fathers.
Dark Money and the Federal Courts: The Secretive Push to Weaponize the First Amendment
Please join the Center for American Progress as we explore the influence that dark money groups have on the federal courts and the cases before the Supreme Court, and what we can do to fight it.
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Big Business Rules American Agriculture—and Congress Doesn’t Seem to Care
Farmers are feeling the substantial consolidation across many agricultural markets, yet the issue is conspicuously absent from the current Farm Bill debate.
Drivers of Authoritarian Populism in the United States
The task facing America’s political elites consists of realigning the establishment with demands of alienated political bases without succumbing to the temptations of authoritarianism.
Europe’s Populist Challenge
It is more urgent now than ever for defenders of liberal democracy to understand the drivers behind the populist resurgence in Europe and to find new ways to fight back.
Latinas Leveraging Their Power in the Resistance
Latinas across the country are fighting for equality and against injustice.
4 Principles for a Free Community College Program That Works for All
In order to ensure free community college proposals are equitable and work for all students, state policymakers should keep four key principles in mind.
Tax Cut Bill Will Lead to Trillion Dollar Deficits
Despite claims that the recently passed tax cut bill will lead to a reduction in deficits and debt, CBO projections indicate that the opposite will be true.
The Final Tax Bill Is a Bigger Win for Foreign Investors Than the Entire Working and Middle Class in Trump States
In 2019, foreign investors would bring home $5 billion more from the tax bill than every working- and middle-class family in states that voted for President Trump, combined.