Blueprint for the 21st Century

CAP’s Jobs Blueprint addresses the wage stagnation and employment challenges facing working class Americans and communities left behind by investing in millions of new jobs nationwide to meet some of our nation’s most pressing economic and social needs and creating a job guarantee in the hardest-hit areas.



Bold Ideas for State Action

Americans are ready for states—the laboratories of democracy—to offer a new progressive vision for shared prosperity. This report presents a menu of state policy priorities to help people secure good jobs and good wages and to support strong and healthy communities in which all people are treated fairly and equitably.



The Environment That Racism Built

Racism in the United States is killing black mothers and babies—here’s why where they live, learn, work, and play matters.



The Tragic Association of Criminality and Blackness

This week, Igor discusses the damaging association of criminality and blackness with writer Clint Smith and Brian Ferguson, director of the Washington, D.C., Mayor's Office on Returning Citizen Affairs.


BONUS EPISODE: Confronting the Racist Past of National Geographic

Igor and guest host Danyelle Solomon chat with Susan Goldberg, the editor-in-chief of National Geographic, and discuss the magazine's racist history and its efforts to include more diverse perspectives moving forward.



When Communities Didn’t Have a Say

President Trump wants to take America back to the days before the National Environmental Policy Act; these stories show why that would be disastrous.


Second Chance Cities: Local Efforts to Promote Re-Entry Success

In honor of Second Chance Month, Prison Fellowship’s campaign to eliminate barriers to opportunity for justice-involved Americans, CAP is highlighting the range of approaches that cities have adopted to promote second chances for all of their residents.



The Gender Wage Gap Among Rural Workers

While all rural workers make less, rural women of color face an especially large wage gap.



Standing on the Edmund Pettus Bridge

On the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination, Igor speaks with veteran journalist and ThinkProgress columnist Sam Fulwood III about the racial progress made in the past 50 years—and what remains to be accomplished.