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The Fiduciary Rule Would Put Savers’ and Retirees’ Best Interests First

Joe ValentiJoe Valenti, Director of Consumer Finance, testifies before the U.S. Department of Labor.

by Joe Valenti | Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Harnessing the Child Tax Credit as a Tool to Invest in the Next Generation

Kids doing homework book_alt2 icon Report By investing in children from birth, we can help mitigate the middle-class squeeze for families with children, cut child poverty, and boost our nation’s economic health in the long term.

by Rachel West, Melissa Boteach, Rebecca Vallas | Wednesday, August 12, 2015

The Women’s Leadership Gap

Seneca Women Global Leadership Forum article icon Fact Sheet Using new data, this fact sheet update shows that women make up a majority of the U.S. population, but they lag substantially behind men when it comes to their representation in leadership positions.

by Judith Warner | Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Economic Snapshot: July 2015

A woman learns about employment opportunities article icon Issue Brief Middle-class economic stability for all is the key to stronger economic growth and should be front and center on policymakers’ agendas.

by Christian E. Weller and Jackie Odum | Friday, July 31, 2015

The True Value of BP’s $18.7 Billion Settlement

Oil clean article icon Issue Brief The biggest settlement in American history has a lot of nuances. Is it a better deal for BP or for Gulf of Mexico restoration?

by Michael Conathan | Thursday, July 30, 2015

Mapping Chinese Direct Investment in the U.S. Energy Economy

wind turbines book_alt2 icon Report Federal agencies should support U.S. governors, mayors, and private enterprises working to leverage foreign direct investment from China and other nations to build new clean energy projects in the United States.

by Melanie Hart | Thursday, July 30, 2015

Fast Facts: Economic Security for Iowa Families

Iowa family article icon Fact Sheet The right policies can go a long way toward helping Iowa women gain economic security.

by Ryan Erickson, Sarah Jane Glynn, Heidi Williamson | Thursday, July 30, 2015

Fixing Sequestration and Improving the Budget Process

Carmel Martin, Executive Vice President for Policy at the Center for American Progress, submitted testimony to the House Budget Committee for its hearing on the first principles of congressional budgeting.

by Carmel Martin | Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Capitalism for Everyone

wheels book_alt2 icon Report Policymakers can help workers, businesses, and investors do better by encouraging companies to adopt broad-based profit-sharing programs.

by Karla Walter, David Madland, Danielle Corley | Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Ensuring that the Nuclear Agreement Effectively Constrains Iran

Iran deal negotiators article icon Issue Brief Congress should measure the deal against the main alternatives and work with the Obama administration to ensure strong and effective implementation using three steps.

by Brian Katulis, Shlomo Brom, Peter Juul, Hardin Lang | Friday, July 17, 2015

Countering Iran’s Destabilizing Actions in the Middle East

U.S. Navy in Gulf article icon Issue Brief After the nuclear deal, the United States needs to work with partners to step up its efforts to counter Iran’s negative behaviors.

by Peter Juul, Brian Katulis, Shlomo Brom | Friday, July 17, 2015

Fast Facts: Economic Security for Ohio Families

Ohio career fair article icon Fact Sheet The right policies can go a long way toward helping Ohio women gain economic security.

by Ryan Erickson, Sarah Jane Glynn, Heidi Williamson | Thursday, July 16, 2015

Real Family Values: Planning for a Future that Ensures Dignity for an Aging Population

Nun and elder care article icon Issue Brief As America’s aging population increases, implementing policies steeped in real family values—dignity, fairness, and respect—must be a priority to meet the needs of the elderly and their caregivers.

by Emily Baxter | Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Recalibrating the Anti-ISIS Strategy

ISIS fighters book_alt2 icon Report The U.S.-led coalition needs to better integrate its political and military efforts.

by Hardin Lang, Peter Juul, Mokhtar Awad | Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Exploring Avenues for China-U.S. Cooperation on the Middle East

Nile River book_alt2 icon Report This September, a major bilateral summit that brings the leaders of both China and the United States together will offer another opening to deepen bilateral ties for the mutual benefit of both countries, as well as the rest of the world.

by Rudy deLeon and YANG Jiemian | Monday, July 13, 2015