Domestic Policy Archives
Measuring What Matters
Report Edward Crowe details a new system for holding teacher preparation programs accountable for their graduates' results in the classroom.
A Golden Opportunity to Evaluate Energy Tax Expenditures
A new green jobs bill offers lawmakers a chance to establish performance measures for energy tax expenditures, argue Richard W. Caperton and Sima J. Gandhi.
Turn Off the Oil Subsidy Spigot
Congress dropped the ball three weeks ago on eliminating big oil tax subsidies, but it still has a chance to act, writes Sima J. Gandhi.
Why Do We Give Oil Companies Such Large Subsidies?
Video Sima J. Gandhi explains why oil companies get such large government handouts, why they take such little responsibility when they cause disasters, and what we can do to hold them more responsible.
Report Report from Joel Berg explains why we need to care about child hunger and outlines strategies for eradicating it as part of a goal to cut poverty in half in 10 years.
The Big Oil Discount
BP and other oil companies are able to take advantage of many loopholes and subsidies that distort the marketplace to their advantage, writes Sima Gandhi.
Eliminating Tax Subsidies for Oil Companies
President Obama proposes eliminating nine different tax expenditures primarily benefiting oil companies in his 2011 budget, would save the government about $45 billion over the next 10 years, writes Sima J. Gandhi.
Cutting Fat with Coordination
An effective antiobesity strategy will require agencies to work together toward a common goal; Joel Berg provides recommendations for doing what works to get there.
Pumping Tax Dollars to Big Oil
It’s time for Congress to re-examine its priorities when it comes to tax subsidies for oil companies, which total billions of dollars a year.
i3 Brings Innovation to Education
Report Sima J. Gandhi explains how Congress can improve educational outcomes by investing in programs that encourage innovation while emphasizing results.
Can We End Child Hunger by 2015?
The Senate child nutrition bill doesn’t go far enough in achieving the president’s bold goal of ending child hunger in five years, writes Joel Berg.