Turkey at the Heart of the Storm
Issue Brief While the European Union grapples with a refugee crisis and the United States leads the charge against the Islamic State, only Turkey is on the front lines of both crises.
Can New Transportation Technologies Improve Equity and Access to Opportunity?
Issue Brief Rapid advances in technology, including mobile applications that facilitate ridesharing, are transforming surface transportation with the potential to expand transit ridership, social equity, and access to opportunity.
Fast Facts on Who Has Access to Paid Time Off and Flexibility
Fact Sheet All workers need time away from work at some point, but access to paid days off is uneven. New Center for American Progress research shows who is most likely to have access to time off.
Rhetoric vs. Reality
Fact Sheet Women and men need policy solutions that promote economic security and respond to the caregiving needs of families.
Who Gets Time Off?
Report Every worker has the potential need for paid leave and workplace flexibility, but access is uneven. Policymakers must ensure that all workers can care for themselves and their families while staying employed.
What Is Really Happening to Turkish Media?
Issue Brief Gradually, Turkey’s media landscape is being transformed into varied outlets serving the political goals of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and his political movement.
Updating U.S.-Saudi Ties to Reflect the New Realities of Today’s Middle East
Report The Obama administration and its successor should seize new possibilities for economic cooperation as it continues to face major challenges on the security, diplomatic, and political reform fronts with Saudi Arabia.
Electric Utilities and the Future of Clean Transportation
Report Electric utilities should take an active role in encouraging electric vehicle ownership to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the transportation sector.
Resilient Midwestern Cities
Report The growing threats of flooding, heat-related deaths, and other climate change risks are driving Midwestern city and community leaders to make their cities more sustainable and just.
A Kurdish Autumn Becomes Turkey’s Long Winter
Issue Brief Any hope of Turkish democratic renewal, economic growth, or regional influence depends on fashioning a political compromise with the country’s Kurdish minority.
Proxy Carbon Pricing
Report The federal government should adopt the practice, common in the private sector, of anticipating a price on carbon when assessing the financial viability of long-term investments, including infrastructure.
House Budget Cuts Would Weaken the Economy for Future Generations
Issue Brief Economic research shows how cutting health care, environmental, and nutrition programs means unhealthy children today and a less productive workforce tomorrow.
Yes, America Can Afford to Dramatically Reduce Poverty and Increase Opportunity
Issue Brief Poverty in America is not inevitable. Simply by making different budgetary choices, policymakers could greatly reduce poverty and boost opportunity.
Strengthening the Palestinian Economy to Keep a Two-State Solution Viable
Report The next U.S. administration should focus on an achievable economic agenda to improve conditions for Palestinians and sustain hope for a two-state solution.
Looking in All the Wrong Places
Report Improvements to the Department of Education’s oversight of American colleges have the potential to deter fraud at for-profit education companies, including Corinthian Colleges.