Inequality for Sale
A survey of major retailers’ wages and benefits shows that some retail workers are getting a much-needed raise, but the gap between retail workers and retail executives offers another example of rising inequality. Read more →
Unions Help the Middle Class, No Matter the Measure
It is clear that strengthening worker voice and power strengthens the middle class.
Federal Aid Does Not Increase Public College Tuition
A persistent theory on college prices is more talking point than truth.
See what CAP Action's experts have to say about the 2016 elections.
European Right-Wing Nationalism Comes to America
Donald Trump’s success is part of the global rise in right-wing nationalist politics.
Companies Have Already Adopted the Best Practices of the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order
Reporting requirements in the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order are already best practices used by large U.S. Department of Defense contractors.
Outpouring of Support for the EPA’s Plan to Cut Carbon Pollution from Power Plants
Issue Brief The Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan has been backed by a range of supporters, including churches, big business, and even power companies.
Infographic: $15 and a Union
Workers are standing up for a living wage and a union. Here is why the union is so important.
Improving Americans’ Retirement Outcomes Through the National Savings Plan
Report Policymakers should take action to expand retirement plan access to the millions of Americans without a workplace retirement plan.
Key Facts About Florida Voting Demographics
Fact Sheet New election simulations and research on deferred action in Florida highlight the growing political influence and potential power of Latino voters in the 2016 presidential election.
Foreign Policy and Security
Too Reckless to Be Commander in Chief
Issue Brief Donald Trump is too impulsive to command the awesome power of America’s armed forces, and his dangerous policies risk an unnecessary—and potentially nuclear—war, with little Congress could do to stop him.
How the Rising Share of Latino Voters Will Impact the 2016 Elections
Report New election simulations in key states highlight the growing political influence and potential power of Latino voters in the 2016 presidential election.
The State of Immigration Reform
Report Everything voters need to know about the challenges facing the U.S. immigration system and the current debate around immigration reform.
Key Facts About Nevada Voting Demographics
Fact Sheet New election simulations and research on deferred action in Nevada highlight the growing political influence and potential power of Latino voters in the 2016 presidential election.