May 16, Progressive Party with Sen. Schumer Get tickets

The Facts on Immigration Today: 2017 Edition

Here’s what you need to know about our foreign-born population and its impact on the economy, current immigration policy, and voting power of new Americans.

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President Trump’s Dangerous CHOICE

The Financial CHOICE Act would dismantle the Dodd-Frank Act, which was put in place to rein in Wall Street after the 2007–2008 financial crisis, and would put the U.S. economy—and the American taxpayer—on a path toward similar devastation.

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The Flip Side of Climate Risk

Self-interested nations—and international forums for economic governance—will pursue the opportunities inherent in the effort to curb climate change.

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The 2008 Housing Crisis

Contrary to conservative arguments, the 2008 housing crisis was caused by unregulated and loosely regulated private financial entities—not the federal government’s support for homeownership.

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Strange Things Are Afoot at the Richmond Fed

The surprise resignation of Richmond Federal Reserve Bank President Jeffrey Lacker calls for an especially transparent approach to finding his successor.

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Global Progress on Equal Pay and Paid Leave

Countries around the world have adopted policies to promote women’s economic security and participation and close the gender wage gap. The United States is an extreme outlier in its lack of such policies.

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International Approaches to Closing the Gender Wage Gap

While achieving progress on national work-life and anti-discrimination policies has been all but politically impossible in the United States in the past few decades, industrialized and developing countries alike are comprehensively addressing both facets of the gender wage gap.

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The Value of Equal Pay to the U.S. Economy

The gender wage gap is also a drag on the U.S. economy; closing the gap should be a top priority of any economic policy agenda that seeks to strengthen and grow the economy.

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