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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

Strengthening Unemployment Protections in America

job fair book_alt2 icon Report By modernizing the unemployment insurance system and establishing a Jobseeker’s Allowance, the United States can promote employment, increase economic security for working families, and prepare the economy for the next recession.

by Rachel West, Indivar Dutta-Gupta, Kali Grant, Melissa Boteach, Claire McKenna, Judy Conti | Thursday, June 16, 2016

Refugee Integration in the United States

Refugees work in factory book_alt2 icon Report Over time, refugees who have resettled in the United States integrate well into local economies and their new communities, and a majority of them become citizens.

by David Dyssegaard Kallick | Thursday, June 16, 2016

Green Finance: The Next Frontier for U.S.-China Climate Cooperation

Solar power farm in northwestern China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region article icon Issue Brief Both the United States and China need to bolster domestic policy and steer overseas finance in climate-friendly directions.

by Melanie Hart, Pete Ogden, Kelly Sims Gallagher | Monday, June 13, 2016

When It Comes to Your Health, Whose Judgment Do You Trust?

Pro-abortion rights protestors article icon Issue Brief The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Whole Woman’s Health holds implications for medical practice in the United States.

by Maggie Jo Buchanan | Monday, June 13, 2016

Asian American and Pacific Islander Women in the U.S. Economy

Asian woman worker article icon Fact Sheet Data that combine all ethnicities of AAPI women tend to obscure economic, educational, and occupational differences within the AAPI community and the unique challenges facing key AAPI subpopulations.

by Kaitlin Holmes and Shilpa Phadke | Thursday, June 9, 2016

Helping More Women Access Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptives

woman and doctor book_alt2 icon Report Changes are needed to Medicaid at the federal and state levels to increase women’s access to highly effective long-acting reversible contraceptives, or LARCs, after childbirth and abortion care.

by Maggie Jo Buchanan and Donna Barry | Thursday, June 9, 2016

Workers or Waste?

worker raises hand book_alt2 icon Report Better disclosure of human capital investments would be a win for investors, managers, and workers.

by Angela Hanks, Ethan Gurwitz, Brendan Duke, Andy Green | Wednesday, June 8, 2016

The Future of Seafood Security: The Fight Against Illegal Fishing and Seafood Fraud

Gulf shrimp article icon Issue Brief Progress on ferreting out the twin scourges of illegal fishing activity and seafood fraud is a bipartisan priority that can deliver environmental and economic benefits.

by Michael Conathan and Avery Siciliano | Wednesday, June 8, 2016

A Progressive Agenda to Cut Poverty and Expand Opportunity

mother and young daughter book_alt2 icon Report Progressive policies offer the best solutions to tackle widespread economic instability and restore the American dream.

by Melissa Boteach, Rebecca Vallas, Eliza Schultz | Monday, June 6, 2016

ACICS Must Go

mortar board book_alt2 icon Report The largest national accreditation agency is a deeply troubled organization that should no longer serve as a gatekeeper to federal financial aid.

by Ben Miller | Monday, June 6, 2016

The Missing Link

ASEAN leaders wave book_alt2 icon Report This report analyzes the state of multilateral security institutions in Asia, U.S. engagement with them, and recommendations for the next U.S. administration to improve these institutions.

by Michael Fuchs and Brian Harding | Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Re-Evaluating the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute

A patient walks down a hallway. article icon Issue Brief PCORI has made some progress but needs to act quickly to make a bigger impact on comparative effectiveness research.

by Zeke Emanuel, Topher Spiro, Thomas Huelskoetter | Tuesday, May 31, 2016

The Population of Pregnant Women at Potential Risk of Zika Virus Infection

blood samples with Zika article icon Issue Brief More than 2 million pregnant women will be potentially at risk from Zika this summer and fall.

by Topher Spiro and Thomas Huelskoetter | Thursday, May 26, 2016