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The new Indo-Pacific supply chain deal demonstrates how the Biden Administration's new approach to foreign and economic policy furthers its industrial strategy.
Nov 20, 2023
Please join the Center for American Progress for a conversation highlighting the progress of worker-centered trade policy.
Oct 10, 2023
Katherine Tai, Patrick Gaspard, Katherine Tai
Every McGovern-Dole dollar spent on food is a down payment on thriving democracies and trade.
Jul 11, 2023
Under President Biden, the United States is reinvigorating its trade policy to better confront the major challenges of the 21st century, but key questions remain.
Mar 14, 2023
Trevor Sutton, Mike Williams
Join the Center for American Progress, North America's Building Trades Union, and a distinguished panel of innovative policymakers and leading labor voices to discuss efforts to ensure equity in the infrastructure workforce.
Jan 31, 2022
Even before the pandemic, breadwinning mothers were keeping families afloat.
Mar 29, 2021
Sarah Jane Glynn
This fact sheet outlines policy changes to make U.S. manufacturing more globally competitive, provide higher wages, and reduce supply chain risk.
Mar 11, 2021
Policy change can make U.S. manufacturing more globally competitive, provide higher wages, and reduce supply chain risk.
Maine policymakers can improve the state’s economy and democracy by enacting these 10 recommendations to build worker power.
Jan 22, 2021
David Madland, Malkie Wall
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.
Jan 13, 2021
The Center for American Progress
This report provides a road map for state and local policymakers working to create or strengthen prevailing wage laws, explains core features of prevailing wage legislation, and lifts up existing best practices from around the county.
Dec 22, 2020
Karla Walter, Malkie Wall, Alex Rowell
Pro-worker advocates must advance strategies and policies that will ensure that all climate jobs are high-quality union jobs that make the economy more equitable.
Oct 9, 2020
David Madland, Terry Meginniss
Tackling climate change will require state and local action alongside federal policy change. State and local policymakers can ensure that good jobs are created in the new clean economy by focusing on five proven job-quality strategies.
Federal policymakers must invest in domestic electric vehicle production and deployment now in order to support high-quality American jobs, cut greenhouse gas emissions over the long term, and ensure national competitiveness in a key area of growth.
Sep 23, 2020
Karla Walter, Trevor Higgins, Bidisha Bhattacharyya, 2 More
Malkie Wall, Rita Cliffton
The United States must rethink how it invests in rural communities.
Sep 21, 2020
Olugbenga Ajilore, Caius Z. Willingham
In no county in the United States can an unemployed single parent afford a modest budget for their family. A Senate Republican plan to supplement state benefits with $300 will still fall drastically short.
Sep 10, 2020
Lily Roberts, Justin Schweitzer
New data indicate that states’ divergent responses to the COVID-19 pandemic are contributing to an uneven economic recovery—and that a national strategy is necessary to ensure a full return to form.
Sep 2, 2020
Ryan Zamarripa, Christian E. Weller
The world’s largest trade body needs a leader committed to a fairer and more sustainable global economy.
Jul 29, 2020
Trevor Sutton, Andy Green
Without clear, consistent action from policymakers, people and businesses will not have enough confidence to return to their jobs and daily activities in the wake of COVID-19.
Jul 27, 2020
Key steps must be taken to ensure that pandemic-response infrastructure investments create high-quality jobs for all working Americans.
Jun 29, 2020
A new CAP analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data reveals same-sex couples have endured higher rates of unemployment nearly every year since 2014.
May 5, 2020
Sharita Gruberg, Michael Madowitz
The effects of the coronavirus will persist for months or years. In order to return to normal, Congress’ next relief package must build in automatic triggers where possible, pairing short-term relief with long-term, ongoing support.
The coronavirus will cause devastation when it hits rural America; policymakers must prepare now to prevent this calamity.
Apr 28, 2020
As Congress dithers in aiding state and local governments, it risks locking in powerful economic headwinds that could set back the economy for years.
Apr 17, 2020
Michael Madowitz, Jacob Leibenluft
We pursue climate action that meets the crisis’s urgency, creates good-quality jobs, benefits disadvantaged communities, and restores U.S. credibility on the global stage.
Democracy is under attack at home and abroad. We must act to ensure it is accessible to all, accountable, and can serve as a force of good.
Economic growth must be built on the foundation of a strong and secure middle class so that all Americans benefit from growth.
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