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April 2, 2015 | McDonalds

Following the announcement that McDonald’s Corporation plans to raise wages by more than 10 percent for 90,000 employees, Demos Senior Policy Analyst Catherine Ruetschlin issued the...

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(New York, NY)- During the next few weeks thousands of students across the country will graduate from college, an accomplishment that used to...
May 19, 2015 |
(New York, Raleigh, Washington, D.C.) – Citing clear evidence that the state of North Carolina is failing its obligation to provide low-income...
May 8, 2015 |
New Demos Report Shows State Disinvestment in Public Higher Education is Driving Tuition Increases Decreased State Funding is Responsible for Nearly...
May 5, 2015 |

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The Inequality of Student Debt

Students who already have trouble financing school—namely, Black and Latino low-income students—have seen borrowing levels and amounts spike....

The Increasing Cost of Community College

The spending and revenue picture at community colleges points clearly to cuts in state support as the major cause of rising tuition over the past...

A Policy Change That Could Nearly Cut the Racial Wealth Gap in Half

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 a 43 percent...