This piece was originally published in the October 22, 2021 edition of CAP Action’s weekly newsletter, What’s Trending? Subscribe to What’s Trending? here.

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On Wednesday, the Verge reported that Facebook plans to change its company name to something more reflective of its ambition and focus: the metaverse.

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States, cities, and communities from across the country are continuing to reap benefits from President Biden’s American Rescue Plan (ARP), more than six months after its passage in Congress.

Last week, lawmakers praised the fourth round of Child Tax Credit payments, with the IRS distributing nearly $15 billion in funds…

This is it. This is our climate moment. We have an opportunity to put our nation on a clear path to reduce emissions at the speed the scientists say is necessary, but only if Congress passes the climate investments in the Build Back Better Act. …

by Will Ragland and Ryan Koronowski

Our leaders have a choice: Building back better, or hoping the status quo is enough. Helping tens of millions of Americans, or letting them down.

Building back better means not accepting the status quo. Building back better means dropping the child poverty rate by…

This piece was originally published in the October 8, 2021 edition of CAP Action’s weekly newsletter, What’s Trending? Subscribe to What’s Trending? here.

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There’s one trend I’ve been observing since I started my very first job in politics: The progressive internet is obsessed with Jimmy Carter.

Whether marking…

States, cities, and communities from across the country are continuing to reap benefits from President Biden’s American Rescue Plan (ARP) more than six months after its passage.

This week, lawmakers praised the distribution of $87.8 million in grants by the National Endowment for the Humanities funded by the ARP for…

Passing the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act alone, without the Build Back Better Act, is not climate action.

In fact, ignoring our planet’s future while considering infrastructure investments is playing into the hands of corrupt fossil fuel interests. …

Federal, state, and local officials from across the country continue to reap benefits from the American Rescue Plan (ARP) nearly six months after its passage.

Last week, lawmakers praised the Biden administration’s announcement of the “House America” initiative, which uses ARP funds to address homelessness by moving 100,000 households, or…

This piece was originally published in the September 24, 2021 edition of CAP Action’s weekly newsletter, What’s Trending? Subscribe to What’s Trending? here.

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Do you know the difference between engagement rate and interactions? If not, you likely aren’t alone. Read on to learn about how different aspects of…

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Despite leading three efforts to increase the debt limit under the Trump administration and voting 32 times to increase the debt limit by over $20 trillion himself over the course of his career, Senator Mitch McConnell (R, KY) is threatening to oppose and filibuster an effort to…

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