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Can You Copyright a Quilt?

Alexandra Marvar Long after their iconic American quilts caught the art world's attention, the Gee's Bend artisans are taking control of their legacy. The post Can You Copyright a Quilt? appeared first on The Nation. ...

STATEMENT: CAP’s Neera Tanden on Sen. McConnell’s Transparent Two-Step Fiscal Agenda

Washington, D.C. — Neera Tanden, CEO of the Center for American Progress Action Fund, released the following statement today after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), in an interview with Bloomberg News, blamed Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid for the rising federal budget deficit. Yesterday, the U.S. Treasury Department announced that...

Fighting for $15—and a Union

(AP Photo/Craig Ruttle, File) Protesters rally outside a McDonald's in Times Square on April 15, 2015. A wave of fast-food worker protests and strikes, led by the Fight for $15, unfolded across the country two weeks ago. But more than just fighting for a raise, the movement has...

RELEASE: New CAP Action Analysis: Republican-Controlled Congress Spent Billions on Tax Cuts for the Rich While Leaving Roads and Bridges in Disrepair

New CAP Action analysis looks at the state of failing roads and bridges in 26 districts where Republican members of Congress prioritized tax cuts for millionaires and billionaires over fixing critical infrastructure.  Washington, D.C. — During the 2016 presidential campaign, President Donald Trump promised to invest $1 trillion in...