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3 Lessons the 2012 Election Taught Us About the Progressive Coalition

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Ruy Teixeira explains why the 2008 presidential outcome was not a fluke and how the progressive coalition has made an impact in 2012.

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

The Need for Paid Sick Leave

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Sarah Jane Glynn explains the benefits of implementing paid sick leave for our nation’s workers.

Thursday, August 16, 2012

How Reducing Soot Pollution Can Save Lives

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Dr. Christopher Lillis, an internal medicine doctor based in Virginia, explains why soot is hazardous to our public health, how it affects regular people, and the benefits of reducing soot pollution through new Environmental Protection Agency regulations.

Thursday, August 9, 2012

The Carbon Pollution Rule and Global Warming

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Center for American Progress Senior Fellow and Director of Climate Strategy Daniel J. Weiss explains why the Carbon Pollution Rule is important for the environment.

Monday, June 18, 2012

Why We Need A Stronger Volcker Rule

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Jennifer Erickson explains what the Volcker Rule is and why it needs to be strengthened to prevent banks from taking risky investments with taxpayer dollars.

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Afghanistan’s Political Future

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Colin Cookman explains why the United States must focus on Afghanistan’s political transition.

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Why Do Nations Fail?

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Daron Acemoglu, MIT professor of economics and co-author of the New York Times best-selling book Why Nations Fail, explains how inequality threatens the United States and why we will overcome it.

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

What to Do About Iran

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Brian Katulis says that the administration’s strategy of diplomacy and economic sanctions in Iran is working.

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Who Is Joseph Kony?

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Sasha Lezhnev of the Enough Project, a Center for American Progress partner organization, explains who Joseph Kony is, what has been done to stop his brutal tactics and what still needs to be done to bring him to justice.

Friday, March 9, 2012

The Buffett Rule

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Center for American Progress Director of Fiscal Reform Seth Hanlon explains why the Buffett Rule is a fair and necessary element of tax reform.

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

What Can Be Done About High Gas Prices?

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Daniel J. Weiss explains why oil prices are so high and why conservative solutions like offshore drilling and the Keystone XL pipeline are misguided.

Thursday, February 23, 2012

What China’s Leadership Transition Means for the United States

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Center for American Progress China Analyst Melanie Hart explains what U.S. policymakers need to know about China’s 2012 leadership transition.

Friday, February 10, 2012

Heather Boushey on How Inequality Threatens the Middle Class

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Center for American Progress Senior Economist Heather Boushey explains why a strong middle class is so important for America.

Monday, January 23, 2012

Ruy Teixeira on the Path to 270 Electoral Votes

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Center for American Progress Senior Fellow Ruy Teixeira outlines the demographic and economic factors that will drive the 2012 presidential election.

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

The EPA’s New Toxic Air Regulations

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Carol Browner discusses the new air toxics standards from the EPA.

Wednesday, December 21, 2011