If conservatives are serious about promoting economic growth and prosperity, they need to stop fetishizing tax cuts and start proposing policy ideas that are based on actual facts.
Neera Tanden and Jessica Arons argue against the stance that Roe v. Wade hurt the pro-choice cause by trying to do too much, and that striking down DOMA might cause a similar backlash against gay marriage.
CAP President Neera Tanden explains why we need to invest in universal preschool education.
Issue Brief As we continue to combat rising economic inequality, high-quality early childhood investments will help all children realize their full potential and provide enormous long-term benefits to society.
Issue Brief Through better background checks; taking military-grade weapons off the streets and out of criminals’ hands; and improved data, coordination, and enforcement, we can reduce the gun violence that plagues our communities, our children, and our families.
Report In order to secure our fiscal future and achieve meaningful deficit reduction over the next 10 years, we need a plan that combines progressive, revenue-enhancing tax reform with pragmatic spending cuts that do not undermine the middle class, the poor, or seniors.
Neera Tanden and Matt James explain why the United States must invest more in the education of the next generation in order to remain competitive economically.
In January 1998, in the run-up to the twenty-fifth anniversary of Roe v. Wade, then-First Lady Hillary Clinton held a meeting in the Map Room of the White House with leaders of women’s groups ranging from Planned Parenthood to the National Women’s Law Center. The meeting took place in the aftermath of the painful and […]
Report If we want to solve longstanding problems in the health care system but continue rely on private insurance the most effective solution is an individual mandate, write Neera Tanden and Topher Spiro.
Report Neera Tanden, Heather Boushey, and Melissa Boteach make recommendations for improving the jobs picture and Americans’ economic security based on the latest income, poverty, and health insurance numbers.
Neera Tanden says the United States needs a new Marshall Plan to help Egyptians realize the economic opportunities that come with democracy.
Interactive The Center for American Progress demonstrates why Vinson’s ruling in Florida is wrong or purposively misleading in every section.
Neera Tanden reacts to conservative activist judge’s ruling that would invalidate part of the landmark Affordable Care Act.
Neera Tanden is the President of the Center for American Progress and the Center for American Progress Action Fund. Tanden has served in both the Obama and Clinton administrations, as well as presidential campaigns and think tanks. Most recently, Tanden served as the Chief Operating Officer for the Center, where she oversaw strategic planning, operations, and […]
Download this memo in PDF Background Recently, the House of Representatives passed legislation to permanently repeal the estate tax and the Senate is likely to take up the issue in the coming months. Repeal or near-repeal of the estate tax represents a massive tax cut for the heirs of the wealthiest at the expense of […]