Five Pillars of an Enduring U.S.-India Partnership

In 2017, the Center for American Progress convened a task force of experts from the United States and India to ensure continuing strong relations between the world’s two largest democracies. Its mission is to chart a shared agenda and advocate for that agenda in Washington…

Where Americans see a deadly tragedy, Trump sees an opportunity to score political points

Since Donald Trump took office in January of 2017, it has been a year of disasters. Three massive hurricanes ravaged the Gulf Coast and the Caribbean. Mass shootings at a concert in Las Vegas and a church in Texas were among the deadliest in modern…

Trump’s Budget Reveals that He Wants Everyday Americans to Pay for His Tax Cuts for the Wealthy

In December 2017, President Donald Trump and the Republican Congress enacted legislation providing large tax cuts overwhelmingly weighted to corporations and the wealthy. By draining federal revenue, the tax bill will increase deficits by an estimated $1.5 trillion over 10 years. Congressional Republicans have been…

Socialism or Barbarism: Reflections on Global Disorder

In October 2017, David North delivered a lecture on the centenary of the October Revolution at St. Andrews College in Scotland. Prior to the lecture, he was interviewed by Adam Stromme, the editor in chief of the The St Andrews Economist, the official publication of…

Is a Court Case in Texas the First Prosecution of a ‘Black Identity Extremist’?

Christopher Daniels and his 15-year-old son awoke on Dec. 12, 2017, to heavily armed FBI agents outfitted in bulletproof vests and helmets pouring into the one-bedroom apartment they shared in Dallas, Texas. The pair were hurried outside, where they were separated while Daniels was arrested….

The week the country united against Trump’s xenophobia

When Hassan Ahmad got to Dulles International Airport in the afternoon of Saturday, January 28, 2017, he couldn’t have imagined he would be a witness to active resistance against a newly inaugurated president. The day before, newly-sworn in President Donald Trump signed an executive order on…

In Davos, world leaders confront climate change without Trump

A week after NASA declared that 2017 was the second warmest year on record, world leaders gathered at the 2018 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, to discuss problems facing the global community, including climate change. French President Emmanuel Macron called for his country to become…

ADVISORY: CAP, Not One Penny To Host Mayors on How Trump’s Tax and Infrastructure Plans Hurt American Cities – Center for American Progress

Washington, D.C. — In December 2017, Congress enacted a major tax bill that will add $1.5 trillion to federal deficits over the next decade while primarily benefiting corporations and wealthy individuals. The tax bill is part of the Trump administration’s broader economic agenda, which prioritizes…

The Administration and Congress Should Not Undermine Registered Apprenticeships – Center for American Progress

Download the PDF here. During a March 2017 meeting with CEOs representing American and German firms,1 President Donald Trump went big on apprenticeships: He committed—seemingly offhandedly­—to creating 5 million new apprenticeships in five years.2 In June, the president signed an executive order to expand apprenticeship…

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