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September 3, 2015

As of today, New Yorkers’ personal finances are none of their boss’s business. Learn more about Demos' work to end credit checks in...

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As of today, New Yorkers’ personal finances are none of their boss’s business. Today Local Law 37, prohibiting discrimination based on consumer credit history, goes into effect. As a result,...
September 3, 2015 | Amy Traub
Richard Reeves has a post at Brookings about the "two anti-poverty strategies." He explains: Strategy 1 policies attempt to reduce the number of people in income poverty, usually by transferring...
September 3, 2015 | Matt Bruenig
Donald Trump has gotten attention recently for his candor about our broken money in politics system. Trump claims he is so rich that he can’t be bought, and has suggested that other candidates are “...
September 2, 2015 | Allie Boldt
Clio Chang has a post at The Century Foundation about combatting the resilience of Black child poverty with a child allowance. In it, Chang notes that Black and Latino families with...
August 31, 2015 | Matt Bruenig

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The Supreme Court’s decision in Citizens United v. FEC allowed corporations to spend unlimited amounts of money to influence American politics. But, the American public is kept from understanding the...
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Today, the typical young person aspiring to go to college in the United States faces a higher education system that is fundamentally different from what previous generations enjoyed. For generations...
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