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America will be greater when everyone who wants to work can find a job. Unfortunately, the Federal Reserve and our policymakers don’t seem to think so. They have not done all that they can to put...
June 21, 2017 | Algernon Austin
What type of cognitive dissonance does it require to create an entire presidential commission to chase phantom cases of illegal voting by noncitizens in the 2016 election and yet studiously ignore...
June 19, 2017 | Adam Lioz
Today is a day to celebrate a great anniversary in the immigrant and Latino civil rights movement. Thirty-five years ago today, in the case of Plyler v. Doe, 457 U.S. 202 (1975), the Supreme Court...
June 15, 2017 | Katherine Culliton-González
If you want to make crime pay—and get a lighter penalty if you’re caught—you’re better off cheating your employees out of their fair wages than trying to nick the latest video game console or pair of...
June 13, 2017 | Amy Traub


Dear Members of Congress, Demos, a national non-partisan public policy organization working for an America where we all have an equal say in our democracy and an equal chance in our economy,...
Advocacy Letter
Vijay Das
Connie Razza
Retailers put a great deal of resources into dealing with theft. They install security cameras, affix anti-theft tags to merchandise, and hire guards to protect stores. Signs warn that shoplifters...
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