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Heather McGhee's Senate testimony on the extent and impact of inequality

How the fastest-growing occupation is a microcosm of the jobs crisis

Public economic contributions are ignored in standard growth measures

A proposal to lower the cost of college and end state disinvestment

An important case was allowed to move forward in Rhode Island

June 18, 2014

Our latest report shows the effect that a Good Jobs Executive Policy will have on the lives of over 8 million Americans employed in...

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The Census released the official poverty data on Tuesday. I detailed the effects of transfers on the figures on Wednesday. Here I aim to drill down on who comprised the officially poor in 2013. My...
September 19, 2014 | Matt Bruenig
On Sept. 21, an estimated crowd of 100,000 people will flood the streets of Midtown Manhattan to march together on a single issue: climate change. The People’s Climate March, taking place two days...
September 19, 2014 | Genny Roman
You would need to hold over seven million dollars to be one of the top one percent wealthiest Americans in 2013. Yesterday, a Pew post, also picked up by Ezra Klein, was making the rounds...
September 19, 2014 | Joseph Hines
If it's hard for the current seniors to retire because of student debt, imagine the struggles the current generations will face. The New York Times recently ran a piece highlighting the growing...
September 17, 2014 | Robert Hiltonsmith


I.  Introduction America’s economy has been an awesome engine of wealth creation over the past two generations, but the new prosperity has disproportionately gone to the wealthiest. Between 1979...
From: Demos To: Mayor Bill de Blasio; City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito; and interested parties Regarding: Unjustified exemptions that weaken and Aundermine...
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