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When someone from another country goes through the difficult process of becoming a naturalized American citizen, he or she should be entitled to full participation in our nation's democracy.
In this report, we review a number of election laws and policies in 10 states chosen because they are expected to have close elections.
Student loans are treated differently than almost every other form of debt incurred by American households.
This report makes the case that we should create jobs for the unemployed directly and immediately in public employment programs that produce useful goods and services for the public’s benefit.
How Last Minute, Just-In-Time Scheduling Practices Are Bad for Workers, Families and Business
Protecting The Freedom To Vote Against Wrongful Challenges And Intimidation
A picture of the current state of the private retirement system, why this picture bodes ill for the future of retirement in the country, and why that system needs reform.
A look at state disinvestment in public higher education
America needs an election process that is efficient, trustworthy, and welcoming. We need a renewed sense of citizenship and service, and a government that people can believe in.
Results of a telephone survey of local election officials in Idaho, Maine, Minnesota, New Hampshire, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
To increase postsecondary success among low- to moderate-income students, we must reform financial aid and provide additional financial supports to help students cover the cost of living expenses.
States are failing low-income communities and our nation's democracy by not adequately complying with federal law that requires human services agencies to provide voter registration services.
Why over a lifetime, 401k fees can cost a median-income two-earner family nearly $155,000 and consume nearly one-third of their investment returns.
According to all available data, the voter participation rate of the first Americans, American Indians and Alaska Natives, is among the lowest of any ethnic group in the country. There are complex historical and cultural reasons that make the issue of voting among American Indians and Alaska Natives unique.
Best-practice recommendations from “Got ID?” programs
How Raising Wages Would Benefit Workers, the Industry and the Overall Economy
Access to a post-secondary education is a vital aspect of the American dream, allowing for equality of opportunity and a stable pathway to the middle class for all who are willing to work for it regardless of their background or socioeconomic status. Higher education not only improves the prospects for the employment and earnings of individuals, but has benefits that feed back into communities and society as a whole, including increases in civic participation and productivity, and preparedness for success in the global economy. Our shared commitment to these values is reflected
How Our Tax Dollars Are Funding Low-Wage Work and Fueling Inequality
The key provisions of the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA) that have successfully allowed millions of eligible voters to register.
$1 trillion in outstanding student loan debt will lead to total lifetime wealth loss of $4 trillion for indebted households.