At The Quad Cinema Starting This Friday, March 2nd Amidst the backdrop of a growing worldwide populist democratic movement, the dramatic groundbreaking feature documentary film Heist: Who Stole the American Dream? will open at The Quad Cinema in New York’s Greenwich Village on March 2,...
Heather C. McGhee, Director of Demos' Washington office, appeared on "Up with Chris Hayes" to discuss the urgent need to regulate Wall Street and the role of Occupy Wall Street in the call for reform.
Demos' Heather McGhee on TheRealNews: Regulations are full of exemptions and overly complicated; stronger reforms and public banking are needed.
NEW YORK, NY -- Demos applauds President Obama’s decision to use the Senate’s holiday recess to appoint Richard Cordray as Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). The following is a statement released by Tamara Draut, Vice President of Policy & Programs at Demos....
Thanks to a request by The New York Times, the Census Bureau released data indicating that 1 out of 3 Americans are either officially poor or near it. It turns out that over 51 million people fall in the category of near poor, meaning their income puts them between the official poverty line...
Demos Senior Fellow Rich Benjamin sat down with FOX Business' David Asman to defend public outcry over run-away executive compensation.
Commentator and author Nomi Prins' work focuses on the bank bailouts and the economic crisis. Now she's turned her financial expertise into an historical novel set during the stock market crash of 1929. How do the class and power issues from the Depression relate to our current situation? What...
During this event at The Strand bookstore in New York City, Demos Senior Fellow Nomi Prins was joined in discussion by journalist Matt Taibbi. They discussed Prins' new novel "Black Tuesday" and #OccupyWallStreet, among other topics. Demos' Rich Benjamin moderated the event, which was co-...
Truthout Interviews Whistleblower-Novelist Nomi Prins: Mark Karlin: Given your expertise in understanding the corruption of Wall Street, what did you find in the practices of the financial world leading up to the 1929 crash that presaged the 2007 crisis? Nomi Prins: Into the crash of 1929,...