New data on job quality and worker views on unions
A realignment that focuses the Republican Party on pro-worker economic policy is well underway
American families, across parties and classes, broadly share a definition of the middle class and concern with how the economy has made middle-class life harder.
In the popular imagination, young Americans leave home to attend college, where they earn degrees that launch them into careers. The actual experience is radically different.
The American Compass Failing on Purpose Survey explores the perspectives and experiences of those in closest contact with the American education system—namely parents, current students, and recent graduates.
A significant opportunity exists for bipartisan cooperation on a permanent, expanded Child Tax Credit that maintains a connection to work.
The Better Bargain Survey explores workers’ attitudes about their jobs and organized labor; their appetite for greater support, voice, and power in the workplace; and their reactions to political messages and policy reforms
American attitudes about family structure vary widely, but most families see a full-time earner and a stay-at-home parent as the ideal arrangement for raising young children.
Across all classes and regardless of parental status, 60 to 75% of Americans say that the government should do more to support families.