State of the Union 2020

On Tuesday, February 4, 2020, President Donald Trump is scheduled to address Congress for his third State of the Union address. In his speech, President Trump is sure to mislead the American people; take credit for an economy that began growing long before he took office; blast his recent impeachment; and amplify his attacks on progressive policies. CAP is setting the record straight on Trump's achievements—or lack thereof—as president and outlining the progressive policies that a president should pursue to ensure the United States is a country in which everyone can benefit.

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Embrace the Union Report
 (A protestor waves the EU flag during a pro-Europe demonstration a week before European elections in Berlin, May 2019.)

Embrace the Union

To revive and rebuild the trans-Atlantic alliance, the United States should fully embrace the European Union.

Max Bergmann

The Green Squeeze Report
An aquatic turtle hides in its shell while crossing an asphalt road in California, January 2016. (A turtle crosses the road.)

The Green Squeeze

To slow the loss of America’s wildlife and natural areas, scientists recommend conserving 30 percent of lands and oceans by 2030. This goal is ambitious, but achievable.

Matt Lee-Ashley, Jenny Rowland-Shea, Ryan Richards

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