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Rev. William Barber at a press conference

A Voting Rights Story

article icon Issue Brief Over his nearly 50 years in the North Carolina state legislator, Rep. Mickey Michaux helped increase voting rights and participation. However, recent efforts in the state are putting these advances at risk.

CFPB director

Many Happy Returns for Consumers: The CFPB at 5 Years

Policymakers should support the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau for its efforts to hold banks accountable and to rebuild public trust.

College students and abortion rights activists hold signs

Anti-Choice Efforts to Divide Women

Politicians must not be allowed to continue to divide women into groups in order to limit reproductive rights step by step. All women are deserving of respect and the right to make the best decisions for themselves and their families.

Turkey 2023: Four Profiles of Modern Turkey

play_alt icon Video This minidocumentary explores the challenges and opportunities that Turkey faces ahead of the 100th anniversary of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk's founding of the modern republic.

Istanbul skyline

Turkey’s Path to Prosperity in 2023

book_alt2 icon Report Structural reform to education, the judiciary, and regulatory authorities can help Turkey unlock its potential and achieve its ambitious economic goals.

A man walks past a blighted building in Baltimore

Creating Safe and Healthy Living Environments for Low-Income Families

book_alt2 icon Report Given how central homes and communities are to people’s lives, federal and local leaders must work to ensure low-income families live in environments that are conducive to their success.

Infographic: Pregnancy, Contraception, and Medicaid Expansion in the Face of Zika

This infographic discusses the key implications for Zika transmission in seven at-risk states across the country.

Sen. Grassley at a town hall

The Need for a Reflective Judiciary Demands a Return to Normal Order

Fifty-two federal judicial nominees are currently waiting for Senate action, underscoring congressional gridlock and the need to put people before politics.

Electricians install solar panels

Net Energy Metering

article icon Issue Brief State policymakers are debating net energy metering in the context of electricity rates, the growing solar market, and reducing carbon emissions.

Capitol dome

Mitch McConnell: A Legacy of Obstruction

Inaction and obstruction by the Sen. McConnell-led Senate has delayed justice for millions of Americans.

Protesters march

When Words Fail Us

Practical policy reforms—not just more conversation—are needed to address the recent violence between police and the African American community.

ironworkers on bridge

An Infrastructure Plan for America

book_alt2 icon Report At each stage of our national development, the federal government has made major investments in infrastructure to accommodate future population growth and facilitate economic prosperity. The time has come once again to make sustained investments across sectors to ensure the United States is poised to thrive in the 21st century.

construction worker

Fact Sheet: A Plan for Investing in America’s Infrastructure

article icon Fact Sheet Sustained investment in infrastructure will lay the foundation for prosperity and rebuild the middle class.

A darkened San Diego skyline

Girding the U.S. Electric Grid with Community Energy Storage

article icon Issue Brief Distributed batteries for energy storage can collectively strengthen the electric grid against extreme weather.

Rouhani and Erdogan

Turkey-Iran Relations

article icon Issue Brief For Turkey and Iran to move away from their destructive regional confrontation and toward stability, they need to return to their previous policy of selective cooperation, compartmentalization, and mediation.

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