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September 1, 2015

An Executive Order From President Obama Requiring Government Contractors to Disclose Political Spending Would Promote Racial Equity

Currently, corporations are not required to disclose their political spending, and only about 2.2 percent of public...

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Demos Senior Policy Analyst Amy Traub issued the following statement about the New York City credit checks bill that goes into effect today: "Today,...
September 3, 2015 |
NEW YORK, NY (September 3, 2015)-- Today, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued a decision reinstating a case challenging...
September 3, 2015 |
An Executive Order From President Obama Requiring Government Contractors to Disclose Political Spending Would Promote Racial Equity Currently,...
September 1, 2015 |

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Demos & New York City's Work to Ban Employment Credit Checks

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

A Third of Retail Workers Are Parents Caring for Children

About one-third of retail workers are parents caring for children at home—33 percent of White workers, 35 percent of Black workers, 40...

Declining Value of the Pell Grant

The Pell Grant covered over three-fourths of the total cost of attendance at public colleges and universities in the late 1970s and nearly 40% of...