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Girding the U.S. Electric Grid with Community Energy Storage

A darkened San Diego skyline article icon Issue Brief Distributed batteries for energy storage can collectively strengthen the electric grid against extreme weather.

by Ben Bovarnick | Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Turkey-Iran Relations

Rouhani and Erdogan article icon Issue Brief For Turkey and Iran to move away from their destructive regional confrontation and toward stability, they need to return to their previous policy of selective cooperation, compartmentalization, and mediation.

by Bülent Aras and Emirhan Yorulmazlar | Monday, July 11, 2016

Where States Are and Where They Should Be on Unemployment Protections

Job seeker looks for work article icon Issue Brief By taking steps to strengthen their unemployment insurance programs, states can better protect working families against joblessness, increase workforce participation, and prepare their economies to face the next recession.

by Rachel West, Indivar Dutta-Gupta, Kali Grant, Melissa Boteach, Claire McKenna, Judy Conti | Thursday, July 7, 2016

Carbon Pricing in a Fiscal Context

Washington refinery article icon Issue Brief The potential revenue from a price on carbon pollution would be a small percentage of the nation’s overall budget.

by Greg Dotson and Ben Bovarnick | Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Fast Facts: Economic Security for Texas Families

mother and son article icon Issue Brief The right policies can go a long way toward helping all Texas women gain economic security.

by Ryan Erickson, Danielle Corley, Maggie Jo Buchanan | Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Emerging Threats and New Trends in Turkish Foreign Policy

Turkish flag in Istanbul article icon Issue Brief Turkey is set to downsize its foreign policy ambitions and reduce its confrontational style in regional politics.

by Galip Dalay | Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Reviving Antitrust

The moon rises over New York City book_alt2 icon Report Rising income inequality, stagnant middle-class incomes, and growing evidence of increasing market power in parts of the U.S. economy all point toward the need for a renewed focus on antitrust enforcement.

by Marc Jarsulic, Ethan Gurwitz, Kate Bahn, Andy Green | Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Protecting Communities on the Road to Recovery

row of houses book_alt2 icon Report Strong standards are critical to ensure that the Distressed Asset Stabilization Program protects homeowners and neighborhoods still recovering from the housing crisis.

by Sarah Edelman, Michela Zonta, Shiv Rawal | Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Turkey’s Digital Divides

woman takes photo book_alt2 icon Report Turkey’s political and social conditions hinder the internet’s ability to improve economic growth, government efficiency, and democratic participation.

by Max Hoffman | Monday, June 27, 2016

Suing and Spewing

Exhaust rises from coal article icon Issue Brief The power producers affiliated with the lawsuits against the EPA’s Clean Power Plan are responsible for 1.2 billion tons of carbon pollution each year.

by Erin Auel | Friday, June 24, 2016

The U.S. Presidential Election: The View from China

People check their smartphone article icon Issue Brief CAP Visiting Scholar Zhang Fan shares insights from her research on how the Chinese audience follows the U.S. presidential election and what they think about it.

by Zhang Fan | Wednesday, June 22, 2016

A Better Approach to Fragile States

migrant child book_alt2 icon Report CAP argues for a new strategy to shrink the number of fragile states by creating a new mechanism called Inclusion, Growth, and Peace Compacts.

by John Norris | Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Fast Facts: Economic Security for Colorado Families

A daughter is pushed in a sled. article icon Issue Brief The right policies can go a long way toward helping all Colorado women gain economic security.

by Ryan Erickson and Danielle Corley | Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Proposals for a North American Climate Strategy

North America book_alt2 icon Report The new alignment of the United States, Mexico, and Canada on climate change—and the forthcoming North American Leaders’ Summit—present opportunities for these countries to undertake new, coordinated climate action.

by Gwynne Taraska, Marcela López-Vallejo, Sam Adams, Erin Flanagan, Gustavo Alanís-Ortega, Cathleen Kelly, Andrew Light, Julia Martinez, Joe Thwaites | Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Economic Security for Black and Hispanic Families

Family visit book_alt2 icon Report Black and Hispanic families face unique economic pressures, and conservative policies and obstruction continue to harm families of color.

by Molly Cain and Sunny Frothingham | Tuesday, June 21, 2016