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Today, the Senate votes to pass the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, sending the landmark legislation to President Obama's desk for signature next week. The bill is not perfect, but it will bring greater security to American consumers, investors and Main Street...
08/15/2010
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"We've got to deal with the conflicts. If I hire S&P or Moody's to be my consultant and show me how I can do this and that to get an investment-grade rating or [an] even higher rating, they obviously have a conflict of interest there." "That's right. I think the compensation model... where the...
08/01/2010
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Democracy works as intended when all citizens are able to participate and make their voices heard. While the United States has come a long way in expanding the franchise over the past 220 years, barriers to participation still exist and these barriers disproportionately affect low-income citizens....
07/22/2010
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Work by Demos and its partners suggests that millions of low-income Americans can be brought into the political process through proper implementation of an often-neglected provision of the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 (NVRA) that requires states to provide voter registration services to...
07/22/2010
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It may be a cliché that we are a nation of immigrants, but statistics show that it is as true today as in any other period in our history. And while Americans may debate the best way to bring noncitizens into the civic life of our communities, there is widespread, strong agreement that when...
06/29/2010
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The United States should monitor the environmental records of countries worldwide and produce annual reports on each country. Such reports would be highly valuable to U.S. policymakers, but also to advocates, journalists, and ordinary citizens.
06/22/2010
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A National Goal to Help Every Child Succeed. This special report by Demos and The American Prospect includes articles by Sara Mead, Cornelia Grumman, Lisa Guernsey, E.D. Hirsch, Robert Pondiscio, Gordon Macinnes, Hedy Chang, Monica Potts.
05/31/2010
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Public Works began this far-reaching effort with groundbreaking analysis and thorough, multifaceted research that examined Americans' attitudes toward the public sector. This research, which was originally conducted in 2004–2005 by the FrameWorks Institute and re–tested in 2008–2009 by the Topos...
05/06/2010
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Today's young adults are coming of age in a tough economy, on the heels of 30 years of declining economic opportunity and security for all but the most affluent and most highly educated. These changes are quite evident in Ohio, where the once-mighty manufacturing sector that provided better-than-...
04/26/2010
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