Structural barriers and cynicism about government keep millions of eligible Americans from participating in elections; here’s how to fix that.
Michele and Igor speak with New Jersey Gov. Murphy about the progress his state has made, as well as with CAP Senior Vice President of Policy and Strategy Ben Olinsky about some of CAP's big policy ideas.
The demographics of the United States are projected to become much more diverse in the coming decades and will have significant effects on the presidential election in 2020 and beyond.
Wage boards would empower all workers to negotiate for higher pay and benefits.
The already large racial wealth gap between white and black American households grew even wider after the Great Recession. Targeted policies are necessary to reverse this deepening divide.
A better understanding of how each state can improve election security preparedness can help build urgency for appropriate solutions and arm stakeholders with information to demand increased security measures.
This week, Michele and Igor chat with two guests and discuss the intersection of religion and politics, specifically Christian nationalism and the pairing of progressivism and faith.
CAP’s comprehensive new analysis of 2016 turnout and voting patterns reveals important and surprising results about what happened in the election.
When legislators pick their voters through gerrymandering, they are less accountable and responsive to the public policy preferences of their constituents.
Mayor Landrieu speaks honestly about the consequences of ignoring race in our nation’s history as he removes Confederate monuments in New Orleans.
The economy is not producing access to a good, stable middle-class life for people who do not go to college. On prudential and ethical grounds, progressives must do more to create decent job opportunities and secure family situations for all working people facing difficult economic conditions not within their control.
Simulations indicate that the most successful route for minimizing future representation gaps lies in equalizing registration and turnout rates across races.
The recent transformation of Hungarian politics—particularly the metamorphosis of Prime Minister Viktor Orbán—offers a cautionary tale of what can happen when a right-wing national populist leader gets elected.
Will fundamentals trump the candidates in determining the election outcome—or vice versa?
Decades of immigration have altered the racial and ethnic makeup of the United States, and it is today’s children who will be the vanguards of this new, diverse America.