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Sunlight Foundation


The final stretch: Spending in key Senate races tops $800 million
The final stretch: The chaotic super PACs supporting Donald Trump
Foreign money could be flowing into U.S. elections — will the FEC act?
The local projects that are making police complaint data open and accessible
How much gun violence occurs in your congressional district?


Economics Policy Institute

Twenty-Three Years and Still Waiting for Change: Why It’s Time to Give Tipped Workers the Regular Minimum Wage
In May, Job Openings Up, but Quits Flat and Hires Down
Missing Workers: The Missing Part of the Unemployment Story
Top Restaurant Industry CEOs Made 721 Times More than Minimum-Wage Workers in 2013
The Short- and Long-Term Impacts of Infrastructure Investments on U.S. Employment and Economic Activity: Executive Summary


Cato

Wrong: Cheap Canadian Drugs Won’t Heighten Opioid Crisis
Build a Wall -- around the Welfare State for Non-US Citizens
Health Care Bill Would Rescue ObamaCare and Take Democrats off the Hook
If Russia Wants the Syria Mess, Let Them Have It
Trump Would Further Damage U.S. Manufacturing if He Restricts Steel Imports
Will Germany Fulfill Its Responsibility for Europe's Defense?
Take a Look at the New 'Consensus' on Global Warming
America Is Getting Sucked into Another Middle East Quagmire
Cooking: From Full-Time Job to Hobby
Even Sex Offenders Have First Amendment Rights
Jeff Sessions's Reefer Madness
An Old Nightmare Returns: The Balkans Simmer Again


Citizens for Tax Justice

WE'RE NOW BLOGGING AT justtaxesblog.org
Tax Avoiding Companies Well Represented at Tax Reform Hearingg
South Carolina's Gas Tax Deal: Could Have Been Worse, Could Have Been Better
Gas Taxes Increases Continue to Advance in the States
Key Resources for Digging into the Trump and GOP Tax Reform Agenda
Nebraska Vote Is Latest Defeat for Tax-Cut "Trigger" Gimmick
State Rundown 5/3: Lawmakers See Value in State EITCs, Danger in Tax Cut Triggers
Time to Repeal State Deductions for Federal Income Taxes


Urban Institute

When it comes to saving US jobs, what about nonprofits?
Housing Needs of Native Hawaiians
Student loan forgiveness for disabled borrowers comes with a catch
How ACA and AHCA Net Premiums After Federal Tax Credits Differ for Maine Residents
How ACA and AHCA Net Premiums After Federal Tax Credits Differ for California Residents


Global Labour Rights Institute

A Sweetheart Becomes Suspect; Looking Behind Those Kathie Lee Labels
Free Trade and a Textile Fire Tragedy
A San Francisco Grassroots Campaign Asks "Who Made Your Clothes?"
How Can Lidl Sell Jeans for £5.99?
The Shameful Secret Cost of Many Christmas Toys
Don’t Let The Scariest Thing About Your Costume Be How It Was Made
Obama's Advance Team Should Be Fired
The Trans-Pacific Partnership will lead to a global race to the bottom
Barack Obama steps into sneaker war
Nike Criticised over Vietnam sourcing ethics
TPP: Just don't do it
The Factory Workers Behind Your iPhone Are Too Tired To Eat, Report Says


Center for Media and Democracy

Pruitt Emails Reveal Communications with ALEC and Koch Groups
Trump Urged to Put Nation Before Family Profits
Highlights of Luntz Poll of American CEOs Shows Broad Support for Progressive Policies
Anti-Muslim CEO Is Key Walker Ally
Kochs Hit the Airwaves in Support of Corruption Measures


Center for Media and Democracy-Banking

Bernie Sanders' Plan to Tame Wall Street Riles Team Clinton
Congress to Reinstate Taxpayer Subsidies for Reckless Derivatives Trading
"Operation Tripwire" -- the FBI, the Private Sector, and the Monitoring of Occupy Wall Street
Dissent or Terror: How Arizona's Counter Terrorism Apparatus, in Partnership with Corporate Interests, Turned on Occupy Phoenix
End Too Big to Fail: New Bipartisan Bill Aims to Prevent Future Bailouts, Downsize Dangerous Banks


Center for Media and Democracy-Corporations

Secret Scott Walker John Doe Leak Inquiry Underway
Scott Walker Backers Defend Lead and Wisconsin's Poisoned Politics
Undisclosed Dark Money Reigns Supreme in Wisconsin Campaigns and Elections
The Koch Connection in the Scott Walker John Doe Documents
Supreme Cover-Up: How the Wisconsin Justice System Failed in the Walker John Doe


Center for Media and Democracy-Economy

Independent Women's Forum and Independent Women's Voice Use "Independent" Brand to Push Right-Wing Agenda to Women Voters
The Dark Money Is on a Contested Convention and Paul Ryan
Honeywell's String of Dangerous Close Calls Doesn't Stop Flow of Taxpayer Dollars
TTIP of the Iceberg: Consumer Concerns Could Sink the US-EU Trade Agreement
Right-Wing Network Puts Friedrichs v. California Teachers in Samuel Alito’s Lap


Center on Budget and Policy

CBO: Senate Bill Would Raise Premiums, Deductibles, or Both for Most Marketplace Consumers
How the Senate Health Bill Would Affect Private Coverage in Maine
Senate Health Bill Could End Alaska’s Medicaid Expansion in 2020
Flawed Rationale for Cuts in Core Assistance Programs for Low-Income Families
Alaskans Could Still Suffer Most Harm Under Senate Version of GOP Health Plan
Senate Bill Still Cuts Tax Credits, Increases Premiums and Deductibles for Marketplace Consumers
Senate Health Bill Deepens Medicaid Cuts for High-Cost States
U.S. Immigrants With Lawful Status Couldn’t Buy Marketplace Coverage Under Senate Plan
Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid Expansion Benefits Hospitals, Particularly in Rural America
Harsh Tradeoff at Core of GOP Health Bill: Keep Medicaid Expansion or Cut Taxes for Wealthy?
The State of ACA Marketplaces: Making Sense of Individual Market Rate Filings
Senate Bill’s Medicaid Cuts Would Be Even Deeper than House Cuts
Bipartisan Governors’ Health Priorities Conflict with GOP Bill’s Key Provisions
Senate Includes Even Deeper Medicaid Cuts Under Per Capita Cap
In Case You Missed It…
Commentary: Turning Back the Clock on Hunger and Malnutrition
Robert Greenstein: Speech Before the City Club of Cleveland
Automatic Enrollment in Health Insurance Would Be Complex and Difficult to Administer
Bernstein: Trump’s Budget Wouldn’t Develop the Workforce
SNAP Helps Millions with Disabilities
Medicaid Per Capita Cap Would Disproportionately Harm Some States
People of All Ages and Incomes Would Lose Coverage Under House Bill, CBO Data Show
Senate Republican Funds to Address Opioid Epidemic Can’t Offset Medicaid Expansion Repeal
President Trump’s Budget Would Shift SNAP Costs to States, Increasing Risk of Hunger and Weakening Response to Recessions
Tracking Reports About the Emerging Senate Bill to Repeal the Affordable Care Act


EBRI

Save the date: July 12 EBRI policy forum on HSAs
Consumer Engagement in Health Care: Findings from the 2016 EBRI/Greenwald & Associates Consumer Engagement in Health Care Survey
Importance of Individual Account Retirement Plans and Home Equity in Family Total Wealth
Generational Split on Health Benefits Led by Millennials
Health & Retirement Plans Still a Strong Draw to Workers, Benefit to Employers
Who Switches Health Plans, and Why?
The 2017 Retirement Confidence Survey: Many Workers Lack Retirement Confidence and Feel Stressed About Retirement Preparations
2017 Retirement Confidence Survey Results & Fact Sheets
Media Advisory: 2017 Retirement Confidence Survey
Retirement Policy Directions in 2017 and Beyond


Pew Research

People’s views of their national economies don’t always square with data
Build your own chart: Tracking U.S. favorability and confidence in the U.S. president, 2002 to 2017
Among U.S. gun owners, parents more likely than non-parents to keep their guns locked and unloaded
Support for Same-Sex Marriage Grows, Even Among Groups That Had Been Skeptical
Bipartisan support for some gun proposals, stark partisan divisions on many others


Corporate Social Responsibility

In Huge Blunder, U.S. Courts Ignored Chevron's Fabricated Evidence In Historic Ecuador Pollution Case
Responsible Labor Initiative Launches to Promote Rights of Workers Vulnerable to Forced Labor
Canary Wharf Group Focuses on the Future for Long Term Improvements
The American Black Film Festival (ABFF) And Lightbox Announce Partnership to Foster Diversity in Documentary Filmmaking
Royal Mail Group publishes its 2016-17 Corporate Responsibility Report
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Approves SCS Global Services as Third Party Certifier for Formaldehyde Emission Standards for Composite Wood Products
Comcast NBCUniversal Releases 2017 Corporate Social Responsibility Report
HACR is Now Accepting Nominations for its 2018 Young Hispanic Corporate Achievers™ Program
Keep It Cool this Summer and Help Reduce Energy Waste
2017 C.K. Prahalad Awards for Global Business Sustainability Leadership Honor the Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance (REBA) and Urs Hölzle of Google, with Special Recognition to John B. Goodenough
Covestro LLC President to Co-Lead Sustainable Pittsburgh’s ‘CEOs for Sustainability’ initiative
200 Years of Inspiring Science at Johnson Matthey
Consumer Goods Industry Shares Best Practices on How to Eradicate Forced Labour in Global Supply Chains
Whirlpool Corporation and Habitat for Humanity Renew Relationship for 18th Year
Sustrana Tackles Shifting Business Landscape with "Six Steps for Creating Business Value through Sustainability”
Pentair Announces Community Grant Recipients
Abbott Releases 2016 Sustainability Report
HP Announces New Social and Environmental Goals With Release of the HP 2016 Sustainability Report
Landsec Publishes 2017 Sustainability Report
Shape Up Your Sustainability Strategy! June 27 in San Francisco
FMC Issues ‘Built for Progress’ Sustainability Report for 2016
BT’s Latest ‘Delivering Our Purpose’ Report Updates on Progress During 2016/17
Vodafone Group Plc Sustainable Business Report 2017
SABIC Has Recently Launched Its 2016 Sustainability Report, Transforming Together
Just Issued: Saipem Sustainability 2016 - Creating Long-term Shared Value
In Its Continuing Mission to Improve Every Life, 3M Announced Today the Publication of Its 2017 Sustainability Report.
A Peek Under the Package: Disruptive Technology Innovations Changing the Future of Sustainable Packaging
Caterpillar Highlights Company's Focus on Building Better and Making Sustainable Progress Possible Around the World
2017 Women's Empowerment Principles Forum
2017 Institute for CSR
Health Means Business National Summit and Healthy10 Awards
Art to Action: The Sustainable Path
2016 Net Impact Conference
Certified Sustainability (CSR) Practitioner Program
Purpose & Progress -- 2016 Corporate Citizenship Conference
Sustainability Practitioner Workshop
2016 Sustainability Forum


Re-define

Brexit - What next?
Norway’s Sovereign Wealth Fund Faces Big Risks from Tax Havens
Why Greece never got a fair chance
Why a Grexit should (and would) be vetoed
How financial policymakers are slowly taking on climate change


Financial Task Force Blog

World gathers at UN, but stymies UN’s role in tax and transparency
Where should we make the rules? A look at how the UN can help tackle IFFs
Every government that’s supported a UN tax body, in one table
Panama Papers one year on: our favorite stories
Secret companies allow corrupt cash to flood the biggest real estate markets


Center for Equitable Growth

Must-Read: Tierney Sneed: 5 Points On The Brutal CBO Score Senate Republicans Must Overcome
ACA Repeal “Strong Opposition” Letter
Should-Read: Diane Coyle: Economics in Transition: The End of Theory
Must- and Should-Reads: June 26, 2017
Must-Read: Nicholas Bagley: Crazy waivers: the Senate bill invites states to gut important health insurance rules


ESSCA

Raising intercultural curiosity among Chinese children
Change of mood on the Euro. Even in academia!
Green pedagogy for European Sustainability Policies class
Cambridge hosts 8th ESSCA Space Policy Workshop
Joyeuses Pâques – Joyeux Pulse !