Kristina Costa shows how the anti-regulation REINS Act would turn a regulatory process driven by scientific expertise, industry input, and careful cost-benefit analysis into a political circus.
Christian E. Weller shows how banks fatten up on fees at the expense of everyday consumers, which Senate Republicans support by blocking the first CFPB chairman.
At a Progressivism on Tap event, Dean Baker and Jared Bernstein discuss how to build a new economic order that is equitable, productive, and responsive to the needs of all Americans.
The conservative echo chamber keeps repeating the false argument that regulations kill jobs, write Kristina Costa and Michael Linden. Everyone else begs to differ.
Sabina Dewan explains why the Obama administration’s push for a new trade agreement in the region requires careful attention alongside public support.
Senior Fellow Jitinder Kohli testifies before the Senate Budget Committee.
CAP offers proposals to form a progressive pro-business agenda for the small- and medium-sized companies that America's economic competitiveness depends on.
Video The Center for American Progress identifies three factors that contributed to the creation of two Americas: one for the top 1 percent and one for the rest of us.
Kristina Costa and Michael Linden point out the absurdities in conservative arguments that regulations are holding back our economy, not lack of demand.
The weakened Trade Adjustment Assistance legislation Congress passed again reveals that conservative talk about creating jobs and protecting American workers amounts to little more than rhetoric, writes Sabina Dewan.
CAP Senior Fellow David Balto testifies before the House Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Health
Report David Balto assesses the Obama administration's antitrust enforcement up to now and offers recommendations to strengthen that enforcement going forward.
FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski highlights new efforts to empower consumers against mystery fees on phone bills.