Center for American Progress

The Real News on the Middle East

August 2, 2017
Hacked emails from the United Arab Emirates ambassador to the US show the Gulf monarchy has strong ties, including financial, to influential and politically connected Washington think-tanks, says The Intercept’s Zaid Jilani

Democratic Party NGO Presents Far-Reaching but Problematic Jobs Program

May 26, 2017

Dean Baker of CEPR discusses problems involving the Center for American Progress’s proposal for an ambitious federal jobs guarantee program

Wikileaks Reveals How Wall Street Buys Influence in the Democratic Party

October 12, 2016

The Intercept’s Zaid Jilani discusses the important revelations in the leaks of Clinton’s Wall Street speeches, John Podesta’s emails, and internal Democratic Party memos

Puerto Rico ‘Rescue’ Bill to Reinforce Colonial Relationship with US

July 1, 2016

The Puerto Rico debt bill “will impose a fiscal control board that is going to watch out more for the billionaires and millionaires in Wall Street than it is going to watch out for the millions of Americans living on the island,” said activist Julio Lopez. The legislation will create a federal oversight board appointed…

TRNN Debate: Is Obama Doing Enough to Fight Climate Change?

May 12, 2014

Environmental scholar Subhankar Banerjee and Center for American Progress fellow Daniel Weiss debate the Obama administration’s record on fighting climate change after government report finds climate change effects happening now