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A threat to democracy anywhere is a threat to democracy everywhere. Over the past decade, we have seen consistent and sustained attacks on democracies globally—most egregiously, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine—threatening cooperative progress on climate action, migration, food security, and shared prosperity. The Biden-Harris administration has prioritized defending democracy, but what is preached at home must be practiced abroad—and practiced well. The Center for American Progress is committed to putting forward a progressive vision for a new era of U.S. engagement internationally. We believe national security goes beyond mere military power; it encompasses the need for a greater global response to complex crises, while also pushing for a new model for America’s economic and political competitiveness in the world. Critical U.S. foreign policy actions must be values-driven and mutually reinforcing with domestic priorities to advance an agenda of reform and renewal.
So, when we advocate for a more productive global ecosystem of accountability, we also analyze U.S. tax havens and financial loopholes. When we join the call for ambitious global action to tackle the climate crisis, we push for more robust emission reduction at home. And when we advocate for others to meet the moment, we acknowledge the weight of the United States in multilateral institutions and push for productive action instead of empty promises. At CAP, we know that America prides itself on being a leader, so we choose to advance a leadership agenda on the things that matter: promoting shared global prosperity, confronting climate change, and building resilient communities equipped to weather the storms ahead.
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A new poll from Global Progress Action and YouGov reaches respondents in more than 10 countries, revealing international support for employment-generating investment in carbon-free and green technology industries.
Sep 15, 2023
Johan Hassel, Allison McManus
Colin sits down with Mara Rudman, executive vice president of policy at CAP Action, to discuss the Russian invasion of Ukraine and the war's international impact.
Jul 20, 2023
Daniella Gibbs Léger, Colin Seeberger, Erin Phillips, 3 More
Kelly McCoy, Sam Signorelli, Mara Rudman
Johan Hassel of the Center for American Progress Action Fund joins the podcast to discuss how the United States should continue to respond to the Russian invasion in Ukraine.
Feb 24, 2023
Daniella Gibbs Léger, Johan Hassel, Colin Seeberger, 3 More
Erin Phillips, Kelly McCoy, Sam Signorelli
Daniella sits down with Laetitia Avia, senior fellow at the Center for American Progress and former French member of Parliament, to discuss the danger to democracy posed by Elon Musk's Twitter.
Jan 9, 2023
Daniella Gibbs Léger, Laetitia Avia, Erin Phillips, 2 More
Kelly McCoy, Sam Signorelli
At least 104 MAGA Republican ads this cycle display and feature firearms or weapons, blowtorches, and even “Tommy” gun auctions, with many including threats against opponents on both the left and right.
Jul 13, 2022
Will Ragland, Ryan Koronowski, Danielle Dietz, 1 More
National security concerns among Americans have risen dramatically since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Voters back President Joe Biden’s efforts to impose economic sanctions and send military aid to Ukraine.
Mar 18, 2022
John Halpin, Ruy Teixeira
This week on "The Tent," Daniella and Jesse sit down with intelligence and foreign policy analyst Malcolm Nance to discuss the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol and the effort to impeach President Donald Trump for a second time.
Jan 14, 2021
Daniella Gibbs Léger, Jesse Lee, Chris Ford, 2 More
Dwayne Greene, Adam Peck
Trump has repeatedly advocated police brutality and violence against political opponents. His administration has largely followed suit.
Jun 15, 2020
The FBI’s timid investigation into foreign interference during the 2016 election cost them a chance to uncover a conspiracy against American democracy in real time.
Apr 24, 2020
Max Bergmann, Jeremy Venook
One look at the list of potential witnesses shows why the president and his allies in Congress are trying to prevent a full impeachment trial in the Senate: The witnesses are capable of providing damning evidence against Trump.
Jan 15, 2020
Jeremy Venook, Max Bergmann
This week on "The Tent," Ed and Daniella speak with Mieke Eoyang, vice president of Third Way's National Security Program, about recent events in Iran and the latest updates on the impeachment process.
Jan 9, 2020
Daniella Gibbs Léger, Ed Chung, Chris Ford, 2 More
Dwayne Greene, Adam Peck
This week on "The Tent," Daniella and Ed are joined by CAP Action's vice president for National Security and International Policy, Kelly Magsamen, to discuss the national security implications of President Donald Trump's conduct.
Dec 12, 2019
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