Because blue-collar worker income in Sweden, Norway, and Denmark is so high, Americans are often surprised to learn that none of the Nordic social democracies have minimum wage laws. The truth is...
August 30, 2016 | Ned Resnikoff
Although the socioeconomic biases in representation are most apparent at the state and national levels, many of our elected officials start their careers at the local level.
August 25, 2016 | Juhem Navarro-Rivera
For the past year, Albuquerque has been experimenting with a pilot jobs program for its homeless population called “There’s a Better Way.” The initiative began as a push to connect the homeless with...
August 19, 2016 | Ned Resnikoff
Representation of Latino/as in Congress and in statehouses has increased substantially in recent years. Despite gains, Latino/as are still grossly underrepresented among legislators in this country....
August 18, 2016 | Juhem Navarro-Rivera
BREAKING CAMPAIGN UPDATE: The 127K petitions sit untouched, Mayor Gimenez refuses to act, and the campaign coalitions have begun holding direction actions and have filed a lawsuit in attempts to get...
August 15, 2016 | Jodeen Olguin-Tayler
As a born-and-raised Connecticuter, I was disappointed to see the state’s Motor Voter program was ranked among the lowest-performing in Demos’s 2015 report Driving the Vote. In fact, Connecticut was...
August 9, 2016 | Scott Novakowski
Latino/as’ changing economic fortunes in the wake of the Great Recession and the racist undertones of anti-immigrant rhetoric are major sources of their disillusionment with the Republican Party....
July 28, 2016 | Juhem Navarro-Rivera