Issue Brief Research suggests that school turnaround is possible in the presence of a concerted strategy and comprehensive, dramatic actions.
Issue Brief Policymakers need to build on successes of past progressive policies by implementing measures that raise wages and boost productivity growth.
Issue Brief Recent policy change affecting abortion care has mainly included reducing access, but some states and laws are actually increasing access.
Report A modern student-loan repayment system should promote affordable repayment and eliminate default by using the tax system to automatically enroll students in a single, simple repayment plan that suits them financially.
Issue Brief Countries—including the United States—need to start meeting their financial pledges to the Green Climate Fund so that it can begin to help solve the climate challenge.
Fact Sheet With the U.S. Census Bureau estimating that the majority of the U.S. population will be people of color by 2043, it is increasingly important that policymakers enact progressive policies that would improve the economic prospects and increase income for people of color.
Issue Brief A comprehensive emissions-reduction plan is needed to cut greenhouse gas pollution from energy development on public lands and waters to support U.S. climate change goals.
Issue Brief An imperfect negotiated deal between the P5+1 and Iran is better than the alternative of no deal at all.
Issue Brief Any adjustment to the withdrawal timeline of U.S. troops from Afghanistan must consider the critical needs of the Afghan National Security Forces.
Issue Brief Afghanistan has become one of the most corrupt countries on earth, but the election of a new government offers a critical opportunity for reform that neither Kabul nor Washington can afford to waste.
Issue Brief Afghanistan is the world’s largest producer of opium. Curbing the drug trade will require enhanced efforts to monitor the flow of illicit financial funds, as well as Afghan political will to enforce action.
Report It’s time for the retail industry to support a policy agenda that helps its most important customers—the middle class.
Report Some of the world's oldest Christian communities are disappearing in the very lands where their faith was born. The status of Christians in the Middle East is an important sign of broader regional trends in religious freedom, pluralism, and tolerance.