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University of Washington students library article icon Issue Brief Unnecessary austerity in the federal budgeting process forces Congress to choose between paying for the nation’s largest college grant program or funding crucial domestic programs.

by Ben Miller | Tuesday, September 22, 2015

China’s New International Financing Institutions

new development project article icon Issue Brief With U.S. engagement, new banks such as Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank could spur a race to the top in sustainable development financing.

by Molly Elgin-Cossart and Melanie Hart | Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Crisis in Context

migrants book_alt2 icon Report This report explores the numbers behind the global refugee and internally displaced people crisis and offers practical solutions moving forward, from more effective diplomacy to improved plans for refugee resettlement.

by John Norris and Annie Malknecht | Friday, September 18, 2015

Leave No One Behind

boy in Mumbai article icon Issue Brief Leave No One Behind is the headline of the Sustainable Development Goals, but without further definition and a plan to achieve this objective, it will be nothing more than soaring rhetoric.

by Molly Elgin-Cossart | Friday, September 18, 2015

Enough Is Enough

Luillia Van Lanen with some of her prescription medication book_alt2 icon Report Sustainable drug pricing requires paying for drugs based on their benefits to patients.

by Topher Spiro, Maura Calsyn, Thomas Huelskoetter | Friday, September 18, 2015

Offshore Wind Energy Can Deliver Big Carbon Cuts for Coastal States

Block Island Wind Farm article icon Issue Brief By harnessing even a small portion of the sea breezes off their shores, Atlantic coast states can boost state energy supplies and speed fulfillment of their Clean Power Plan responsibilities.

by Shiva Polefka and Elise Shulman | Thursday, September 17, 2015

3 Things You May Have Missed in the New Poverty, Income, and Inequality Data

Child raising dollar bill article icon Issue Brief The 2014 Census data underscore how much policy matters in cutting poverty and improving economic security for low- and middle-income families.

by Melissa Boteach, Shawn Fremstad, Rachel West | Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Assessing the Anti-ISIS Campaign After the First Year

Brian Katulis, Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress, testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

by Brian Katulis | Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Credit for Serving

service learning book_alt2 icon Report National service provides significant benefits for both students and communities, and colleges must do more to make these opportunities available for college credit to all students.

by Carmel Martin, Ben Miller, Shiv Rawal, Phoebe Sweet | Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Implementing the Iran Nuclear Agreement

Iran nuclear talks article icon Issue Brief As attention turns to implementing the Iran nuclear agreement, questions remain regarding future inspections, Iran's legacy technical capacity, and what the United States should do to ensure Iran stays off the nuclear path.

by Christine Parthemore | Thursday, September 10, 2015

Investing in Millennials Through an Economy that Works for All

Rebecca D. Vallas, Director of Policy, Poverty to Prosperity Program, testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on the Budget.

by Rebecca Vallas | Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Bargaining for the American Dream

Labor parade book_alt2 icon Report New analysis shows that children whose parents belonged to a union—as well as children who grew up in areas with high union membership—earn more money as adults.

by Richard Freeman, Eunice Han, David Madland, Brendan Duke | Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Fighting Corruption One Goal at a Time

money book_alt2 icon Report The new global development agenda pledges to curb corruption and illicit financial flows. The United States can help make sure this commitment becomes more than just words.

by Molly Elgin-Cossart and Alex Zerden | Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Harry Truman and the Politics of a National Security Strategy

Harry Truman U.N. speech article icon Issue Brief The experiences of the Truman administration—when a president tried to balance policy and politics during a time of great international challenges—can inform today’s foreign policy debate.

by Rudy deLeon and Aarthi Gunasekaran | Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Up to the Job?

desks article icon Issue Brief A new CAP analysis shows that accreditation agency ACICS—along with many other national accreditors—is not sufficiently vetting the institutions that it approves to offer federal student loans.

by Ben Miller | Tuesday, September 8, 2015