In this report, author Graham Steele proposes a new consumer safety net that can be created through the CFPB’s existing legal authority.
This report introduces policy proposals to ready the housing market for a climate-induced crash and equitably manage retreat from at-risk geographies.
This report proposes the creation of a standing emergency economic resilience and stabilization program (SEERS) to be deployed in the event of a declared economic emergency as an alternative to the poorly managed, unfair, ad hoc bailouts Congress has enacted during the last two economic crisis.
This report proposes reforming the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs’ (OIRA) structure and regulatory review process so that it can better support a progressive, equitable, and sustainable agenda.
This report proposes a civil justice reform package to ensure that vulnerable Americans facing legal problems such as wrongful evictions and contract disputes have the resources they need to secure justice.
This paper argues that a sustainable shift to green energy requires a significant reallocation of capital from fossil fuels to green energy and that the Dodd-Frank Act provides the regulatory tools to require financial institutions to internalize the financial risks associated with lending and investments that drive climate change.
This paper argues that Congress has already given the Department of Education the tools to respond to the $1.6 trillion student debt crisis by cancelling a substantial portion of this debt.
This paper lays out the steps a President committed to addressing excessively high drug prices could take to bring down prices without congressional action.
This report proposes a 21st Century Homestead Act that would counteract the legacy of racially discriminatory housing policies by investing in revitalization of distressed communities.
Tax policy can address our country's rampant inequality and declining democracy, but repeal of Republican tax cuts or closing loopholes for the wealthy won't get us there. This report offers a bold vision for progressive tax reform that aims directly at wealth concentration.