At 10:00 am
Economic Policy Institute, 1225 I Street, NW, Washington, DC, 20005

How Big Should Our Government Be?

Damaging myths persist about the impact of U.S. government spending on economic growth.  The conventional wisdom is that government spending and taxes hurt economic growth, but this point of view—which has adversely influenced the nation’s social spending and public investment—is not supported by the evidence. In How Big Should our Government Be?, Jon Bakija, Lane...

At 6:00 pm
The Century Foundation, 1 Whitehall Street, 15th Floor, New York, 10004, United States

Helping Minimum Wage Workers Put More Food on the Table

You can watch the video here: This Labor Day, while many Americans celebrate around family barbeques, millions of their neighbors will struggle to provide enough for their family to eat a full meal. This struggle is faced by too many Americans, including many that are working full-time. Food insecurity affects about one in seven households...

At 9:30 am
House Rayburn Office Building, Room B-354 (*note room change), 45 Independence Ave SW, Washington, 20515, United States

Building on the Child Tax Credit to Help All Children Thrive

This event has passed. We invite you to: View the program for this event: “Building on the Child Tax Credit to Help All Children Thrive” Watch the video for this event: WATCH Read the recap piece for this event: Highlights from the “Building on the Child Tax Credit to Help All Children Thrive” Event With one in five...

At 6:00 pm
The Century Foundation, 1 Whitehall Street, 15th Floor, New York, 10004, United States

America’s Debt Problem: How Too Much Debt Is Hurting U.S. Households and Holding Back The U.S. Economy

The Center for Household Financial Stability at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis and the Private Debt Project of the Governor’s Woods Foundation in cooperation with The Century Foundation are pleased to present a panel discussion on “America’s Debt Problem: How Too Much Private Debt is Hurting U.S. Households and Holding Back the U.S. Economy” featuring: Meta Brown,...

At 6:30 pm
The TimesCenter, 242 West 41st Street, New York, 10036, United States

VIDEO: Edward Snowden Debates CNN’s Fareed Zakaria

Watch the video: The Century Foundation and NYU Wagner are proud to present Debates of the Century @NYU Wagner, a public debate series showcasing thoughtful, informed dialogue from experts on the most vital national policy issues. The third and final event in the Spring 2016 Debate Series will examine national security. The speakers will debate the resolution:...