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.
For decades, U.S. trade policy has been based on the assumption that trade liberalization is beneficial for everyone, with few distributional downsides over time. But this assumption hasn’t been borne out. This report offers ten recommendations on how to reform American trade policy.
This report provides a set of recommendations to restructure the antitrust laws and agencies in order to enhance the government’s ability to enforce antitrust laws more effectively and more transparently.
While the rest of us have to deal with fees, minimum balances, and delays in payment clearing at commercial banks, the banks themselves get a much better deal. Morgan Ricks, John Crawford, and Lev Menand offer a proposal to give all Americans access to bank accounts at the Federal Reserve.
To root out corruption and restore faith and trust in government, this report outlines a series of ideas and policy options.