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One in every six African Americans lacks full representation on local councils

A new report from Demos and the National Council of La Raza

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

An important case was allowed to move forward in Rhode Island

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

September 25, 2014

On PolicyShop, Matt Bruenig continues his series of analysis on the Federal Reserves recent Survey of Consumer Finances, this time...

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Janet Yellen gave a speech about economic inequality recently. I found the speech pretty underwhelming. When someone says they only care about equality of opportunity, that's when I usually check out...
October 31, 2014 | Matt Bruenig
My new study out this week from Demos and the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) looks at credit card debt in the Latino community. But it isn’t ultimately about credit cards at all. Instead, it’s a...
October 30, 2014 | Amy Traub
When many think of 21st century voter suppression, the first thing that might come to mind is the network of unnecessary voter ID laws that disproportionately affect the young, the elderly and voters...
October 30, 2014 | Donovan X Ramsey
Yesterday, I wrote about Denmark's high fast food wages and the bad arguments that are used to dismiss them. Also yesterday, Matt Yglesias came in with a new argument that is worth addressing here....
October 29, 2014 | Matt Bruenig


The shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri brought to light a set of racial injustices in the lived daily experiences of the city’s African American residents.1 Attempts to understand...
Karen Shanton
In the aftermath of the Great Recession, Americans battered by job loss, foreclosure, and plummeting home values tightened their belts and paid down debt. The Latino community, hit particularly hard...

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