The Failed Red Wave: Lessons from the GOP’s 2022 Letdown

This report offers a comprehensive look into Republicans’ disappointing performance in the 2022 midterms and lays out a roadmap for achieving victory in 2024 and beyond.

The Transgender Leviathan

This report highlights and provides background on the key individuals, institutions, and organizations behind the origins and spread of the transgender movement, so readers can inform themselves on how we arrived at this point, where it might lead next, and why. we must fight back.

Top 25 Threats to the American Family

Parents have enough to worry about between balancing their work/home relationships and their individual familial needs. With this report, we aim to provide a forum that helps parents to understand the top threats they’re up against, with information from a broad range of pro-family leaders and experts they can trust.

Big Tech vs. Democracy

Many on the Right have questioned the integrity of the 2020 election, and we now join that chorus. We believe the preponderance of evidence indicates that Big Tech companies—namely Facebook, Twitter, and Google—directly interfered in the election on behalf of the Democrats and ultimately delivered President Joe Biden his victory.

MAGA After 2020: How the GOP Can Win Again and Save America

While the widespread embrace of woke ideology by left-wing institutions, including the Democratic Party, represents a dangerous threat to the country—one which was especially on display during the 2020 campaign—it also offers a unique opportunity to Republicans if they are willing to take advantage of it.

Black Lives Matter & The BREATHE Act: A Radical Movement with a Radical Agenda

What is the "Black Lives Matter" movement and what does it stand for? This report looks to answer this question by investigating the history of the BLM organization and its leaders and analyzing its chief legislative proposal: the BREATHE Act.

Protecting Free Speech and Defending Kids: A Proposal to Amend Section 230

We believe Section 230 still has value, but requires amendment in order to achieve what should be its dual mandate: 1.) protecting children from pornography and obscenity, and 2.) creating a digital public square where the value of free speech is cherished.

Family First: Reclaiming the GOP’s Forgotten Constituency

Building on new polling data from the 2018 midterms, this report shows how the Republican Party is dependent on married and family-oriented voters for success and proposes a "Family First" platform to solidify the support of these voters as well as grow the party's base for future elections.

The Case for Politics: Why Social Conservatives Must Invest Seriously in Politics

The APP Foundation team compiled spending data for hundreds of social conservative organizations involved in public policy, political activism, and election. The report illustrates how little Christian conservatives invest in politics

The Contract with American Families

A ten-step roadmap to advance pro-family policies in government and politics.

Building a Winning GOP Coalition: The Lessons of 2012

APP's Frank Cannon, Maggie Gallagher, and Rich Danker analyze why the Republican Party lost in 2012, why the conventional wisdom of the RNC's "autopsy" report is wrong, and why combining social conservatism and a pro-worker economic message is the key to building a winning coalition.


Deconstructing the Administrative State: The Fight for Liberty

The APP Foundation’s Federalism team details in this groundbreaking book how the administrative state has grown, the mechanisms it uses to undermine individual liberty and the American constitutional order, and the steps necessary to deconstruct it.


After the Fall: Catholic Education Beyond the Common Core

This study from several Catholic education experts explains in detail why Common Core is “incompatible with and unsuited for” Catholic schools.

Common Does Not Equal Excellent

Erin Tuttle and J.R. Wilson highlight the failures of Common Core mandates and their impact on student achievement—especially in math.

Why Students Need Strong Standards [And Not Common Core]

Education scholar Ze’ev Wurman exposes the troubling weaknesses within the Common Core math standards and its likely negative effect on students.

The Road to a National Curriculum

Robert Eitel and Kent Talbert explore problems and offer legal insights on Common Core, Race to the Top, conditional waivers and other critical education issues.

Controlling Education from the Top: Why Common Core Is Bad for America

Emmett McGroarty and Jane Robbins document Common Core’s numerous problems — from its mediocre quality and threats to student privacy to its massive costs and questionable legality — in this groundbreaking report.

National Cost of Aligning States and Localities to the Common Core Standards

This joint Pioneer Institute and American Principles Project report outlines the financial burden that Common Core imposes on states and localities across America.


The 21st Century Case for Gold: A New Information Theory of Money

Renowned author George Gilder tackles key questions about how monetarism distorts the economy and leads to misallocation of investment, and advances an innovative, new theory for understanding money.

It’s Inflation Stupid!

Dr. Marc A. Miles explains how Federal Reserve interest rate policies have slowed economic growth and reduced workers’ wages, and argues for renewed political focus on the underappreciated impact of inflation.

Implementing a Twenty-first Century Gold Standard

Rich Danker details how a gold standard would be implemented in the present day — from the convertibility of the dollar with gold to its integration in electronic payment systems.

The Gold Standard: The Foundation of Our Economy’s Greatness

Scholar Brian Domitrovic surveys American economic history and shows how the gold standard was responsible for the country’s most remarkable period of economic growth.

Restoring Sound Money: What the States Can Do

Rich Danker outlines the Constitutional basis for sound money and suggests how state governments can bypass a stagnant federal system and spur a return to hard currency.

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