The decision to buy a gun should be informed by data and research, not fear and anxiety.
Daniel Benaim and Michael Hanna explain how heightened tensions between the United States and Iran threaten to worsen the effects of the coronavirus outbreak.
STATEMENT: CAP’s Neera Tanden: McConnell’s Bill Put Corporations Ahead of Workers; Now Is the Time To Pass a People-Centered Rescue Package
Washington, D.C. — Earlier today, the U.S. Senate rejected the revised “phase 3” stimulus bill proposed by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY). Following the 47-47 procedural vote, Neera Tanden, president and CEO of the Center for American Progress, released the following statement: Shame on any senator who voted for Leader McConnell’s ploy to put the wish lists of big corporations ahead of the needs of workers and families at this time...
The Senate’s coronavirus stimulus bill doesn’t do nearly enough to help families and small businesses.
Washington, D.C. — Neera Tanden, president and CEO of the Center for American Progress, released the following statement tonight reacting to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s (R-KY) coronavirus "phase three" legislative proposal: The public health and economic crisis we now face is unprecedented. As governors and mayors carry out necessary but painful measures to stem the coronavirus...
The Trump administration can save lives if it takes these six steps now on the Defense Production Act.
COVID-19 represents both a public health emergency and an economic crisis. While federal, state, and local governments must take strong steps to stem the spread of the virus — from continuing to close schools, restaurants, and workplaces and limit the size of gatherings, to ensuring that everyone has access to health care and can be...
Zeke Emanuel and Topher Spiro explain that in the face of poor federal leadership, state and local action is necessary to manage the coronavirus pandemic.
STATEMENT: New Plan To Provide Student Loan Debt Relief During Coronavirus Crisis Would Provide Immediate Relief, Stimulate the Economy
Washington, D.C. — Today, Sens. Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Patty Murray (D-WA), Sherrod Brown (D-OH), and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) introduced a new plan to cancel a minimum of $10,000 in student loans to provide relief to borrowers amid the coronavirus national emergency declared by President Donald Trump last week. Under the proposal, the U.S. Department of...
The unjust racial wealth gap leaves Black and Latinx communities especially vulnerable to the COVID-19 virus.
Congress must work to address the issues that are facing homeless individuals, families, and communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
In response to COVID-19, actions should be taken to protect elections and Americans’ right to vote.
Conditions on bailouts are necessary to protect workers and the public.
As the world braces for an economic crisis due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the future of the EU is about to be decided.
While some local law enforcement agencies have responded to the COVID-19 outbreak by diverting people away from prisons and jails and by releasing particularly vulnerable incarcerated individuals, federal immigration officials are continuing to endanger the lives and safety of detained people and undermine public health.