President Trump called last night for “one of the largest increases in national defense spending in American history.” He has proposed increasing the military budget by $54 billion—a proposal that...
March 1, 2017 | Algernon Austin
Every day since the beginning of the Trump administration, immigrant communities have been living in fear—yet you can be sure that communities are fighting back against the far-reaching, multi-headed...
February 28, 2017 | Katherine Culliton-González
Donald Trump has picked a Supreme Court nominee modeled after the late Justice Scalia—although even more extreme.  Judge Neil Gorsuch’s overall record reveals that time and again he sides with...
February 28, 2017 | Adam Lioz
Much of America’s greatness is due to the contributions of immigrants. One of our founding fathers—Alexander Hamilton—was an immigrant from the Caribbean.
February 15, 2017 | Algernon Austin
When it comes to jobs, the fast food industry represents the worst of our economy: paying poverty wages; offering irregular, part-time hours; and providing few benefits. Wage theft and workplace...
February 14, 2017 | Amy Traub
Donald Trump — who founded his campaign on an appeal to white racial anxiety and began his presidency with an immigration policy that discriminates on the basis of national origin — is unlikely...
February 8, 2017 | Amy Traub
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
Yesterday, President Trump followed through on his pledge to nominate someone in the mold of Justice Scalia to the U.S. Supreme Court—and that’s the last thing our democracy needs right now. ...
February 1, 2017 | Adam Lioz