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Calculating the Hidden Cost of Interrupting a Career for Child Care

Peter Yabadi, 2, stands next to his mother article icon Issue Brief The how and why behind CAP’s child care cost calculator, which helps determine the financial cost of choosing between full-time work and full-time care.

by Michael Madowitz, Alex Rowell, Katie Hamm | Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Fast Facts: Economic Security for Florida Families

Florida mother and daughter article icon Issue Brief The right policies can go a long way toward helping all Florida women gain economic security.

by Ryan Erickson and Danielle Corley | Monday, June 20, 2016

Community Land Trusts

houses book_alt2 icon Report Community land trusts can help lower-income families safely bridge the gap between rental housing and traditional homeownership, with the potential to challenge the conventional housing market and enhance neighborhood stability.

by Michela Zonta | Monday, June 20, 2016

The Who’s Who of Methane Pollution in the Onshore Oil and Gas Production Sector

A pump jack is seen near New Town, North Dakota. book_alt2 icon Report Eleven companies emitted half of all methane pollution in the United States from onshore oil and gas production in 2014.

by Alison Cassady | Monday, June 20, 2016

In the Media, Homogenized Gatekeepers Beget a Uniform Message

newspaper pressThe lack of diversity in newsrooms not only hurts our understanding of history—it harms our country.

by Sam Fulwood III | Friday, June 17, 2016

A Plan to Improve Unemployment Protections in America

closed factory article icon Fact Sheet A new proposal would update unemployment insurance and establish a Jobseeker’s Allowance. Its recommendations would strengthen the nation’s workforce development system, protect families from unemployment, and fortify the American economy against the next recession.

| Thursday, June 16, 2016

Strengthening Unemployment Protections in America

job fair book_alt2 icon Report By modernizing the unemployment insurance system and establishing a Jobseeker’s Allowance, the United States can promote employment, increase economic security for working families, and prepare the economy for the next recession.

by Rachel West, Indivar Dutta-Gupta, Kali Grant, Melissa Boteach, Claire McKenna, Judy Conti | Thursday, June 16, 2016

Refugee Integration in the United States

Refugees work in factory book_alt2 icon Report Over time, refugees who have resettled in the United States integrate well into local economies and their new communities, and a majority of them become citizens.

by David Dyssegaard Kallick | Thursday, June 16, 2016

Congress Must Pass PROMESA to Prevent Crisis in Puerto Rico

Lew and Padilla in Puerto Rico classroomProtecting the health and livelihoods of Puerto Ricans requires immediate action.

by Marc Jarsulic and Erin Cohan | Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Bears Ears Cultural Area: The Most Vulnerable U.S. Site for Looting, Vandalism, and Grave Robbing

Bears EarsA Native American intertribal coalition has asked President Obama to create a national monument in Utah’s Bears Ears region.

by Jenny Rowland | Monday, June 13, 2016

Green Finance: The Next Frontier for U.S.-China Climate Cooperation

Solar power farm in northwestern China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region article icon Issue Brief Both the United States and China need to bolster domestic policy and steer overseas finance in climate-friendly directions.

by Melanie Hart, Pete Ogden, Kelly Sims Gallagher | Monday, June 13, 2016

When It Comes to Your Health, Whose Judgment Do You Trust?

Pro-abortion rights protestors article icon Issue Brief The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Whole Woman’s Health holds implications for medical practice in the United States.

by Maggie Jo Buchanan | Monday, June 13, 2016

The Greatest of All Time

Muhammad Ali holds his autobiography.Muhammad Ali stood 6 feet 3 inches with a 78-inch reach—but that is only the tale of the tape. In truth, his reach was immeasurable.

by Sam Fulwood III | Friday, June 10, 2016

Asian American and Pacific Islander Women in the U.S. Economy

Asian woman worker article icon Fact Sheet Data that combine all ethnicities of AAPI women tend to obscure economic, educational, and occupational differences within the AAPI community and the unique challenges facing key AAPI subpopulations.

by Kaitlin Holmes and Shilpa Phadke | Thursday, June 9, 2016

The Top 4 Things You Need to Know About DACA for Its 4th Anniversary

A young man attends a rally.Four years later, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals has had a major impact on individuals, families, and the nation as a whole.

by Philip E. Wolgin | Thursday, June 9, 2016