Lawmakers should center black communities when considering the fall of manufacturing and the role of trade policy in mitigating negative employment effects.
Ending Special Tax Treatment for the Very Wealthy
Trump’s Trade Deal and the Road Not Taken
Blueprint for the 21st Century
Building Progressive Infrastructure
Toward a Robust Competition Policy
Improving the regulation of large, complex, and interconnected shadow banks and their activities would help to protect the economy from another financial collapse.
The United States must build an inclusive narrative of rural communities.
New CAP analysis of the 2012 FMLA employee survey provides evidence that in 52 percent of all FMLA leaves, workers were also caring for children at home, highlighting the need for comprehensive paid family and medical leave.
Segregation and racial disparities in home appreciation put African Americans at a disadvantage in their ability to build equity and accumulate wealth.
Author David Madland describes how broader-based bargaining will require increasing union power, promoting contract extensions, and establishing wage boards.
Top-line job numbers only tell part of the story; policymakers should focus on how most workers and families are experiencing the economy.
Critical priorities will be threatened unless Congress and the president reach a budget agreement.
Author David Madland explains how a recently reintroduced bill would ensure that state and local government workers can join a union and collectively bargain.
The tax law is draining revenue—and has little to show for it.
This column explains the role that automatic stabilizers play in U.S. fiscal policy and provides a framework for examining their responsiveness to the next economic downturn.
The Center for American Progress proposes a budget plan to address our most pressing national challenges.
A lack of child care during the summer pushes parents to make job sacrifices that compromise their incomes and job security.
Policymakers have underestimated the benefits of an extended economic recovery and in particular how it affects the most vulnerable Americans.
This week, Daniella and Ed speak with Darrick Hamilton, executive director of the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity at The Ohio State University, to discuss the U.S. economy, inequality, and reparations.