The Biden administration can take 20 actions in its first 100 days to leverage the power of the ocean in the fight against climate change.
A Comprehensive COVID-19 Vaccine Plan
Systematic Inequality and Economic Opportunity
Assessing the State of Police Reform
Creating a Democratic Strategic Advantage Initiative
Revamping Federal Climate Science
With a new administration entering office and Americans desperate for action, the government needs a national plan for renewal focused on rewiring the economy, rebuilding the safety net, and reconnecting America to the world.
The incoming Biden administration has stated its commitment to advancing LGBTQ equality, which will require undoing the harms caused during the last four years and by generations of discrimination, as well as proactively championing a progressive agenda.
Federal legislation must focus on job quality to reduce gaps in education and lead to good jobs.
The Biden administration can jump-start a series of necessary reforms by issuing a clear and expansive executive order in its first days that condemns the damage caused to the immigration system by the past administration, pauses deportations, and outlines principles to guide policy development over the next four years.
The magnitude of risks facing the U.S. economy mean that the federal budget process can no longer ignore climate concerns.
How the Biden Administration Can Reduce the Political Spending of Foreign-Influenced U.S. Corporations
Commonsense executive actions can limit improper foreign influence in elections.
Policymakers can use prevailing wages to set strong compensation rates across industries and occupations, benefitting workers and taxpayers alike.
States and cities can set minimum compensation standards for private sector employees that reference prevailing wage and benefit rates.
The urgency of the climate crisis requires day one executive action to restore scientific integrity and rebuild the federal climate science apparatus.
After the arrival of vaccines, the United States still needs a unified public health campaign centered on harm reduction and empowerment.
To deliver on his promise to lead on climate change action abroad, President-elect Joe Biden should put the U.S. Department of State in the central role of executing this new and urgent charge.
The world needs a flexible, inclusive, and rights-centered paradigm to protect people who have been forcibly displaced—and the United States can help build it.
The census data that the U.S. government and economy depend on may be in danger—unless the incoming Biden administration acts quickly to fix them.
Millions of undocumented immigrants are on the front lines working to keep Americans safe, healthy, and supported during the coronavirus pandemic.