Please join us at the Center for American Progress Action Fund for this timely discussion with Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR), the ranking member of the Senate Finance Committee, who will outline a new proposal for taxing income from wealth such as income from work by equalizing rates and minimizing the benefit of deferring taxes through an anti-deferral accounting system. Sen. Wyden will be followed by a panel of experts to discuss the proposal within the context of extreme income and wealth inequality.The Internet Association, 1333 H St NW, Washington, DC 20005, USA
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Please join the Center for American Progress Action Fund for a keynote address by Sen. Tom Udall (D-NM) on bipartisan legislation he has introduced to prevent President Trump from launching an unauthorized war with Iran. Following Sen. Udall’s remarks, an expert panel will discuss key challenges confronting America’s Iran policy today and moving forward.1333 H Street Northwest, Washington, DC, USA
Following the election of President Donald Trump, governors and lieutenant governors have stepped up to protect our democracy and advance progressive policies that directly affect people’s lives.1333 H Street Northwest, Washington, DC, USA
America faces a problem of rising market concentration across the economy. The evidence of competitive harm to America’s economy has been growing and is only getting worse. Corporate profits have risen while investment has decreased. Fewer firms are entering markets. Productivity growth has slowed, and wage growth continues to be weak. Please join the Center for American Progress Action Fund for a conversation on the state of competition in the U.S. economy and its implications in society with Sen. Amy Klobuchar and the Hon. Robert Reich.1333 H St NW, Washington, DC, USA
Against the backdrop of stagnant wages for working households but soaring profits for corporations and financial institutions, the new House of Representatives has enormous work to do to unrig an economic and political system where the decks have been stacked against working Americans. Join the Center for American Progress Action Fund for an important address and conversation to explore Chairwoman Maxine Waters' and the House Financial Services Committee's new priorities.1333 H Street Northwest, Washington, DC, USA
Join the Center for American Progress Action Fund and leading voices from the progressive movement for a play-by-play of the 2018 midterms and a preview of how these new faces can lead our nation forward. The new house has an opportunity to be a strong check on President Donald Trump and have built a class...1333 H Street Northwest, Washington, DC, USA
POSTPONED: Reining in Virtual For-Profit Charter Schools: Protect Public Dollars, Improve Student Outcomes
Due to unforeseen circumstances, this event has been postponed.. Explore policy ideas to halt the troubling practices of virtual for-profit charter schools and protect students and public dollars.1333 H Street Northwest, Washington, DC, USA
Many Americans share the view that the federal government is run by and for wealthy and powerful special interests. This culture of corruption blocks progress on substantive issues that matter in people’s lives such as access to well-paying jobs, affordable health care, and clean air and water.
Please join the Center for American Progress Action Fund for a thoughtful discussion examining the power of Latinas in American society. This event is part of an ongoing series that focuses on race and creating power to move a progressive agenda forward.
Please join CAP Action, along with leading national security, Eurasia, and illicit finance experts to discuss the challenges at hand and solutions to close the financial loopholes that threaten to corrode American democracy from within.