Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti speaks at the 2019 CAP Ideas Conference about cities’ power in implementing progressive change and in setting the example of how governments can serve their people.
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
The war on drugs crushed economic opportunity in African American and Latinx communities, but marijuana tax revenue can help fuel job growth.
Regulators have taken several actions that needlessly increase the likelihood of another financial crisis.
The share of U.S. breadwinning mothers remains high, and the United States needs work-family policies that catch up to modern families’ needs.
Through an analysis of two agricultural markets, this report illuminates the concerning trend of corporate consolidation in agriculture—and the damaging impact this trend has on independent family farms.
Forced arbitration agreements make it harder for workers and consumers to challenge predatory practices, wage theft, and discrimination.
Despite economic progress, the reality behind wages—and the disproportionate labor market hurdles that some groups face—suggest that many workers are not fully benefiting from gains and opportunities.
President Trump’s deregulatory agenda is hurting Americans in their paychecks, in their retirement savings, and at the pump.
Treasury’s Second Set of Guidelines for Opportunity Zones Still Leaves Struggling Communities Behind
Distressed communities continue to be neglected in Opportunity Zone discussions.
Federal lawmakers can support America’s 21st-century competitiveness by ensuring that any federal infrastructure plan invests in good jobs.
An equitable federal infrastructure plan must include workforce development strategies aimed at recruitment, stability, and career advancement for local and regional communities.
In states with the lowest teacher pay, teacher protests have been common, as has legislative action to increase salaries.
Growing inequality in the United States—exacerbated under the Trump administration's tax cuts for the wealthy—can be reduced through tax reforms that aim to close the wealth gap.
Budget cuts over the past decade have diminished the IRS’ enforcement capacity.
Policymakers and economists need to consider populations that face high labor market barriers when evaluating the health of the labor market.