The rising national debt threatens economic growth and opportunities for future generations. Learn more — and get involved.

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Wealth tax

What is a Wealth Tax, and Should the U.S. Have One?

Here's a breakdown of the arguments for and against a wealth tax.

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Do Voters Care about the Debt? The Polls Say Yes

Americans are urging leaders to address the national debt, according to at least 10 different polls.

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FT Peterson US Economic Monitor

FT-Peterson US Economic Monitor

What are Americans thinking about the state of the economy and the national debt?

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PGPF Fiscal Internship Program

College students can apply now for a paid summer internships in fiscal policy at some of the nation's most prestigious think tanks.

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Finding Solutions

We believe that by working together, we can create comprehensive, bipartisan solutions to address our fiscal challenges. We work to bring Americans together to find and implement sensible, long-term fiscal solutions for a strong, healthy economy that transcend age, party lines, and ideological divides in order to achieve real results.

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What We’re Doing

We are a non-partisan organization dedicated to increasing awareness and accelerating action on America’s long-term fiscal challenges. We partner with like-minded organizations and experts to support innovative programs and projects that provide accurate, objective analysis, and promising fiscal solutions.

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What You Can Do

The time to act is now. Education is key — it’s critical that Americans understand what’s at stake and the tradeoffs that are needed to get our country back on a sustainable fiscal path to a growing economy. We also have to make a commitment to support our elected leaders from both parties who want to do the right thing.

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