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The Political Consequences of the Great Recession

VoterDeep voter pessimism and a lack of an economic agenda from Democrats, not just structural obstacles, drove GOP gains in 2014.

by Ruy Teixeira & John Halpin | Thursday, November 6, 2014

Beyond Identity Politics

Ruy Teixeira and John Halpin write about how to reach the white working class, we need an economy that works for everyone.

by Ruy Teixeira and John Halpin | Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Moving the War on Poverty Forward

article icon Issue Brief A new study about how Millennials view federal anti-poverty efforts finds that they are more likely than older Americans to face direct economic problems.

by John Halpin and Karl Agne | Wednesday, February 19, 2014

A New Force for America’s Families

article icon Issue Brief A brief on how African American and Latina women view the economy.

by John Halpin | Sunday, January 12, 2014

50 Years After LBJ’s War on Poverty

book_alt2 icon Report A major new study of public attitudes about poverty, work, and economic opportunity reveals that many Americans remain in economic hardship and desire new efforts to provide low-income families with good paying jobs, greater access to education, and more supportive communities to raise their children.

by John Halpin and Karl Agne | Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Building an All-In Nation

Rally book_alt2 icon Report Americans are open minded about our society’s changing demographics and believe, on the whole, that there are more benefits to the nation from rising diversity than costs.

by Ruy Teixeira and John Halpin, with Matt Barreto and Adrian Pantoja | Tuesday, October 22, 2013

The Obama Coalition in the 2012 Election and Beyond

Waving American flags book_alt2 icon Report With President Obama's re-election, a progressive multiracial, multiethnic, and cross-class coalition has clearly emerged, albeit in an early and tenuous stage.

by Ruy Teixeira and John Halpin | Tuesday, December 4, 2012

The Return of the Obama Coalition

Arizona Democrats of all ages celebrate as President Barack Obama is declared the winner of the presidential race at a Democratic Party gatheringA rising electorate, recovering economy, and rejection of conservative ideology drove the president’s historic re-election in 2012.

by Ruy Teixeira and John Halpin | Thursday, November 8, 2012

The Path to 270 Revisited

Election book_alt2 icon Report The complex mix of demographics, economics, and ideology makes the already-close presidential race even more vigorously contested.

by Ruy Teixeira and John Halpin | Thursday, September 20, 2012

The Path to 270

book_alt2 icon Report Ruy Teixeira and John Halpin explain how the shifting demographic balance of the American electorate, and the objective reality and voter perception of the economy in key battleground states will both play huge roles in determining the 2012 presidential election.

by John Halpin and Ruy Teixeira | Tuesday, November 22, 2011

The Constitution Is Inherently Progressive

John Podesta and John Halpin on how the values in the Constitution are those that both progressives and conservatives should cherish and protect.

by John Podesta and John Halpin | Tuesday, October 11, 2011

The Progressive Era for Today’s Progressives

John Halpin talks about the progressive movement in an interview with Progressive Way.

by John Halpin | Sunday, June 19, 2011

The Demographic Change and Progressive Political Strategy Series

book_alt2 icon Report A series of reports about the progressives response to demographic change throughout Europe, Australia, and the United States.

by Matt Browne, John Halpin, and Ruy Teixeira | Thursday, April 7, 2011

The Origins and Evolution of Progressive Economics

book_alt2 icon Report Ruy Teixeira and John Halpin examine several core assumptions that broadly define a progressive approach to economics in terms of theory, values, and practice.

by Ruy Teixeira and John Halpin | Monday, March 14, 2011

Progressives and the Founding

play_alt icon Video John Halpin explains the progressive values in the Constitution and how Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton influenced progressive thought.

by John Halpin | Thursday, October 28, 2010