A New Vision for Child Care in the United States
Report Many families struggle to afford high-quality child care. By creating a new High-Quality Child Care Tax Credit, we can help families work and prepare children for school.
From Cashable Savings to Public Value
Issue Brief Pay for Success can be a valuable new tool to fund public programs and achieve outcomes that benefit individuals and society overall, but how should governments price outcomes?
Economic Snapshot: August 2015
Issue Brief America’s middle class deserves a shot at real economic security, and it is about time that policymakers make it happen.
Key Principles for Climate-Related Risk Insurance
Report In the run-up to Paris, the Obama administration has an opportunity to lead the efforts to expand access to climate-related insurance across the developing world through parametric insurance programs.
People of Color: Their Contributions, Their Potential
Fact Sheet As demographics shift and the share of people of color in the U.S. population continues to increase, it is important to take notice of the contributions that people of color make to the United States and their potential contributions to the nation in the future.
Strengthening the Child Tax Credit Would Provide Greater Economic Stability for Millennial Parents
Issue Brief Strengthening the Child Tax Credit would greatly enhance the economic security of Millennial families with children, while making a crucial investment in the country’s next generation.
A 4-Point Plan for Responsibly Expanding Renewable Energy Production on America’s Public Lands and Oceans
Report To speed the next generation of renewable energy projects on public lands and waters, policymakers should institutionalize permitting reforms, designate new renewable energy zones, collaborate with communities for new projects, and create a revolving loan fund.
The Turkish Model
Issue Brief The United States has conceived of Turkey as a model country in successive foreign policy constructs, complicating engagement with this problematic ally.
The High Cost of Truancy
Report Chronic truancy has short-term consequences for students but can have long-lasting effects for individuals, families, and communities.
How Overtime Rules Would Benefit Millennials
Fact Sheet As Millennials pay off debt, launch their careers, and start families, they face unique challenges to economic stability. The new overtime rule would provide fairer pay for 4.7 million Millennial workers.
Hurricane Katrina’s Health Care Legacy
Issue Brief Gulf Coast states must expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act to address the long-term consequences of the federal government’s failed health policy response to Hurricane Katrina.
Lessons on Climate Change and Poverty From the California Drought
Report Communities of color and low-income people living in tribal, rural, and agricultural communities throughout California are enduring high rates of unemployment, limited and costly access to safe and affordable water, and food insecurity as a consequence of the California drought.
When You Can’t Go Home
Issue Brief In Hurricane Katrina’s 10-year wake, there is still much to learn about the effects and frequency of climate displacement.
Arctic Warming and What It Means for the Region and the Planet
Fact Sheet Rising temperatures are driving dramatic changes in the Arctic with alarming consequences for people, plants, and animals across the globe.
Fair Share Scorecard
Report U.S. taxpayers deserve a fair share of the revenues from drilling, mining, and other development on America’s public lands.