Proposed cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program would impair job growth and drive vulnerable Americans deeper into poverty.
While deferred action is an important interim step, comprehensive immigration reform that provides a pathway to citizenship would provide enormous benefits to the U.S. economy.
Columnist Sam Fulwood III argues that his alma mater must deal directly with its history, not revise it for the sake of contemporary comfort.
A new poll from Generation Progress reveals that Millennials broadly support comprehensive LGBT nondiscrimination legislation at the state and federal level.
President Obama's executive actions on immigration will provide a boon to the U.S. economy, increasing GDP by approximately $230 billion over the next ten years.
As extreme weather events become more common across the United States, Congress must increase its investment in resilient infrastructure.
Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act is sparking a backlash among business interests that could have severe consequences for the state's economy.
An examination of the research shows that dramatic action—not incremental shifts—is often required to improve failing schools.
Addressing the economic challenges faced by depressed urban areas is key to reinvigorating the American economy and increasing access to opportunity.
Rather than work against President Obama during negotiations, Congress should ensure that any deal to constrain the Iranian nuclear program is enforced.
To increase access to abortion care, states should pass legislation allowing advance-practice clinicians, or APC's, to provide medical abortions.
Although we have seen great progress in the 50 years since the Immigration and Naturalization Act, additional measures are needed to ensure that LGBT immigrants are not disadvantaged in attempting to access the legal immigration system.
The Obama administration should take action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from fossil-fuel extraction on federal lands and waters.
Countries—including the United States—should meet their financial obligations to the Green Climate Fund in order to help developing countries curtail their greenhouse gas emissions and adapt to climate change.
Negotiations between Iran and the P5+1 nations over the Iranian nuclear program have reached a decision point.