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Congress Should Confront the Rise of Violent Extremism on America’s Public Lands

Cliven Bundy article icon Issue Brief Congress can fight the growing threat of anti-government militants by taking steps to keep America’s public lands safe, open, and protected for future generations.

by Matt Lee-Ashley | Thursday, March 24, 2016

The Flow of Foreign Fighters to the Islamic State

Islamic State militants pass by a convoy in Tel Abyad, northeast Syria. book_alt2 icon Report Addressing the problem of IS foreign fighters will require an approach that does not prioritize short-term crisis responses over long-term solutions—the foundation of which begins with placing equal urgency on both the source and the destination.

by Hardin Lang and Muath Al Wari | Thursday, March 17, 2016

Let the Sunshine In

world flags book_alt2 icon Report This report assesses how the Open Government Partnership—an innovative experiment in multilateral cooperation—is faring after four years and offers recommendations going forward.

by Molly Elgin-Cossart, Trevor Sutton, Kathryn Sachs | Thursday, March 17, 2016

Educator Evaluation

Third-grade students raise their hands book_alt2 icon Report Massachusetts presents a novel approach that highly values evaluator judgment and uses test scores only as a check on the system.

by Catherine Brown, Lisette Partelow, Annette Konoske-Graf | Wednesday, March 16, 2016

How to Collect Data About LGBT Communities

homelessness survey article icon Fact Sheet Collecting more and better data about sexual orientation and gender identity is essential to meet the needs of LGBT people and their families across the United States.

by Kellan Baker, Laura E. Durso, Aaron Ridings | Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Justice Waits for a Nine-Member Supreme Court

Supreme Court half-staff article icon Issue Brief Justice will be delayed for millions of Americans if the Senate refuses to do its job and vote on a Supreme Court nominee.

by Michele L. Jawando and Billy Corriher | Monday, March 14, 2016

Three Ways Congressional Mens Rea Proposals Could Allow White Collar Criminals to Escape Prosecution

Gavel in courtroom article icon Issue Brief The mens rea proposals in Congress’ criminal justice reform package could serve as a ‘get out of jail free’ card for white-collar criminals.

by Greg Dotson and Alison Cassady | Friday, March 11, 2016

Partnered But Poor

Pedestrians crossing street in Oregon article icon Issue Brief Economic insecurity and low incomes among married and partnered families undermine the myth of marriage being the fix for poverty.

by Shawn Fremstad | Friday, March 11, 2016

Global Progress: New Ideas for the Future of the Global Progressive Movement

Clinton, Blair, Thorning-Schmidt at Global Progress event book_alt2 icon Report A new generation of progressive leadership is emerging in Europe and North America that is rising to the challenge of inclusive prosperity, climate change, and need for institutional reform.

by Neera Tanden and Matt Browne | Friday, March 11, 2016

Moving Forward Together

article icon Issue Brief Wherever people are practicing inclusive politics, inclusive economics, and inclusive social policies, good things are happening.

by Bill Clinton | Friday, March 11, 2016

The Promise of Progress

article icon Issue Brief An agenda for shared prosperity, diversity, and innovation can help progressives deliver on the promise of progress.

by Justin Trudeau | Friday, March 11, 2016

Global Challenges, Progressive Solutions

article icon Issue Brief The global progressive movement has been behind almost every social advance of the past decade. In the 21st century, it is needed more than ever.

by Andrew Little | Friday, March 11, 2016

The Lonely Life of a Progressive

article icon Issue Brief The challenges facing today's progressives are larger than ever, but it is still a great time to be a social democrat.

by Helle Thorning-Schmidt | Friday, March 11, 2016

Third Way, Again

article icon Issue Brief The Third Way agenda of the late 1990s showed that economic growth and social justice could be mutually reinforcing.

by Tony Blair | Friday, March 11, 2016

Writing the Future of Germany: Progressive Politics in Turbulent Times

article icon Issue Brief Investing in the economy of the future and securing the integrity of government are essential to ensuring the vitality and growth of the middle class.

by Sigmar Gabriel | Friday, March 11, 2016