Posts by Heather McGhee

Last week I had the privilege of testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee about President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Judge Neil Gorsuch. Wth the Court split four-to-four on so many...
March 27, 2017 | Heather McGhee
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Senior Fellow Wallace C. Turbeville, a beloved member of the Demos family since 2012. Wallace “Wally” Turbeville was among our country’s most...
February 1, 2017 | Heather McGhee
We live in unsettling times. As our nation prepares for the peaceful transition of power to a newly elected President, millions of Americans are still reeling from the most negative and divisive...
January 17, 2017 | Heather McGhee
Thank you. For speaking out against racism and injustice. For taking the time to understand the issues deeply. For refusing to let hate go unchallenged.   For the diverse and democratic future...
November 24, 2016 | Heather McGhee
Our name, Demos, means “the people,” and we are committed to creating a democracy in which all of the people can be heard. This election has shaken the basis of democracy—the idea of “we the people”—...
November 18, 2016 | Heather McGhee
The mass shooting at Pulse in Orlando is a heartbreaking event. A man terrorized a place of joy and pride, and now 49 people are dead, more than 50 are wounded, and the shockwaves throughout the LGBT...
June 13, 2016 | Heather McGhee
Inequality is the common thread connecting every issue we work on at Demos, and challenging the public narrative about that inequality is essential to our work to solve it. This year, we’re proud to...
May 25, 2016 | Heather McGhee
Now more than ever, our progressive movement needs real leaders who are equipped with the skills, fortitude, and vision to meet the political and economic challenges we face as a nation. For nearly...
May 19, 2016 | Heather McGhee