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We've joined the legal fight to end stop and frisk in New York City

The state to provide voter registration opportunities to hundreds of thousands

A new tool measures the impact of public policy on the racial wealth gap

The President just proposed a solution to retirement savers losing billions

The causes of America's stagnating growth and growing inequality

March 24, 2015

Equalizing the returns to income reduces the wealth gap between white and Black families by $44,963 to a total of $59,070. This is...

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President Obama’s recent comments on universal voting have spurred a debate about how such a policy would influence elections. On the Monkey Cage blog, John Sides examines the partisan...
March 27, 2015 | Sean McElwee
Today, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released a blueprint for new regulations pertaining to payday loans and car title loans. The regulations will not include an interest rate cap, the...
March 26, 2015 | Sean McElwee
Yesterday I wrote about the mistaken way that I think some commentators discuss cross-country tax progressivity. Based on OECD tables and the work of Monica Prasad, the conventional wisdom is that...
March 26, 2015 | Matt Bruenig
Yesterday, the federal court in New York appointed Demos co-class counsel in Floyd v. the City of New York, the landmark case challenging the NYPD’s use of the stop and frisk tactic. We now...
March 26, 2015 | Jenn Rolnick Borchetta


Rolling back reform of the financial system is at the top of the agenda for the new Congress. Opponents of a safe and honest financial system have waited until the abject horror of autumn 2008 faded...
Plaintiffs New England Area Conference of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (“NAACP-NEAC”) and New England United for Justice (“NEU4J”) (collectively “Plaintiffs”)1...

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