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Protecting Communities on the Road to Recovery

row of houses book_alt2 icon Report Strong standards are critical to ensure that the Distressed Asset Stabilization Program protects homeowners and neighborhoods still recovering from the housing crisis.

by Sarah Edelman, Michela Zonta, Shiv Rawal | Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Turkey’s Digital Divides

woman takes photo book_alt2 icon Report Turkey’s political and social conditions hinder the internet’s ability to improve economic growth, government efficiency, and democratic participation.

by Max Hoffman | Monday, June 27, 2016

Suing and Spewing

Exhaust rises from coal article icon Issue Brief The power producers affiliated with the lawsuits against the EPA’s Clean Power Plan are responsible for 1.2 billion tons of carbon pollution each year.

by Erin Auel | Friday, June 24, 2016

The U.S. Presidential Election: The View from China

People check their smartphone article icon Issue Brief CAP Visiting Scholar Zhang Fan shares insights from her research on how the Chinese audience follows the U.S. presidential election and what they think about it.

by Zhang Fan | Wednesday, June 22, 2016

A Better Approach to Fragile States

migrant child book_alt2 icon Report CAP argues for a new strategy to shrink the number of fragile states by creating a new mechanism called Inclusion, Growth, and Peace Compacts.

by John Norris | Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Fast Facts: Economic Security for Colorado Families

A daughter is pushed in a sled. article icon Issue Brief The right policies can go a long way toward helping all Colorado women gain economic security.

by Ryan Erickson and Danielle Corley | Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Proposals for a North American Climate Strategy

North America book_alt2 icon Report The new alignment of the United States, Mexico, and Canada on climate change—and the forthcoming North American Leaders’ Summit—present opportunities for these countries to undertake new, coordinated climate action.

by Gwynne Taraska, Marcela López-Vallejo, Sam Adams, Erin Flanagan, Gustavo Alanís-Ortega, Cathleen Kelly, Andrew Light, Julia Martinez, Joe Thwaites | Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Economic Security for Black and Hispanic Families

Family visit book_alt2 icon Report Black and Hispanic families face unique economic pressures, and conservative policies and obstruction continue to harm families of color.

by Molly Cain and Sunny Frothingham | Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Watching the Watchdogs

Bookshelves book_alt2 icon Report Inconsistency in the sanctioning of poor-performing colleges across accrediting agencies undermines the college oversight system.

by Antoinette Flores | Tuesday, June 21, 2016

State Examples of the Hidden Cost of a Failing Child Care System

Preschool chalkboard article icon Fact Sheet This fact sheet provides state-by-state examples of the financial cost of choosing between a career and full-time caregiving.

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

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

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