CAP Action CEO Patrick Gaspard reflects on President Biden’s extraordinary first year in office and looks ahead to 2022, urging Democrats to find a path forward on issues like climate change, the social safety net and voting rights.
David Madland praises a new Detroit city ordinance that would create a process for bringing together representatives of workers, employers, and the public to make recommendations around minimum compensation and standards for certain industries.
In light of the strikes happening across industries this month, David Madland argues that Congress and companies should heed workers' calls for better jobs.
Aurelia Glass and David Madland explain how increasing union membership can help rebuild the middle class and narrow the racial wealth gap in the United States.
Author Jesse Lee argues that, without Donald Trump as its leader, the Republican Party has been directionless and concerned only with opposing efforts to address the pandemic and promoting dangerous lies about the 2020 election.
Patrick Gaspard Named President and CEO of the Center for American Progress, CEO of the Center for American Progress Action Fund
Patrick Gaspard, former ambassador to South Africa, a senior Obama White House official, and former head of the Open Society Foundation, will lead American Progress into the future.
Karla Walter explores how higher home care wages reduce economic hardship and improve recruitment and retention.
David Madland's new book explains how to design a new labor system for today's economy with enhanced rights for workers, incentives for union membership, and greater sectoral bargaining.
New York Has a Historic Opportunity to Prohibit Political Spending by Foreign-Influenced U.S. Corporations
Latrice Walker and Michael Sozan argue that to protect the integrity of New York’s government and promote economic patriotism, the state must pass a law banning political spending by foreign-influenced U.S. corporations.
David Madland explains how a proposed law in California, the FAST Recovery Act, would vastly improve fast-food workers' rights in the state by creating a sectoral council.