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
Latino/a voters’ main concerns are of an economic nature such as education and health care, but the high importance placed on issues like terrorism and immigration suggests that Latino/as are also...
October 27, 2016 | Juhem Navarro-Rivera
The Pew Research Center’s Hispanic Trends Project recently released its 2016 Latino National Survey. The poll includes questions about Latino/as partisan and ideological identification and ...
October 13, 2016 | Juhem Navarro-Rivera
Several weeks ago Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth Thompson agreed to be a guest on my City University television program. A few days later his office called to say he was ill and would have to...
October 12, 2016 | Bob Herbert
Tomorrow, I will be participating in a panel about the role of race and immigration in the 2016 elections at the University of Connecticut with professors Evelyn Simien (UConn) and Natalie Masuoka (...
October 6, 2016 | Juhem Navarro-Rivera
Yesterday, U.S. District Court Judge Samuel Der‑Teghiayan blocked Same-Day Registration (SDR) at all precinct‑level polling locations in Illinois for the November 8 Presidential Election.
September 28, 2016 | Damon Daniels
There are over 55 million people eligible to vote who remain unregistered in the United States right now.
September 26, 2016 | Brenda Wright
Aside from the personal costs of running for office, and the structural problems stemming from the way we elect representatives, money is a major issue when it comes to the representation of people...
September 21, 2016 | Juhem Navarro-Rivera