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Building a 21st Century Economy

Policymakers can craft a carbon tax that helps decarbonize the economy while protecting low- and middle-income energy consumers and ensuring continued economic growth.

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Making Paid Leave Work for Every Family

Inconsistent and restrictive family definitions have historically marginalized many families, but improvements can be made to serve a fuller range of diverse family structures, especially LGBTQ families.

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http://Building%20Middle-Class%20Wealth%20Through%20Unions

Building Middle-Class Wealth Through Unions

Data from the Survey of Consumer Finances show that middle-class union families have more wealth than their nonunion counterparts.

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How Donald Trump’s Infrastructure Plan Fails America

Trump’s infrastructure plan does little for communities in need but enriches Wall Street investors with tax credits while passing the bill to middle-class Americans in the form of high tolls and other user fees.

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The Role of Midwestern Housing Instability in the 2016 Election

Although the national housing market outlook has improved in recent years, Midwestern voters—and the election results—may have been influenced by negative equity rates, housing instability, and a struggling mortgage market.

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