Press Releases

In response to the police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, and subsequent police action, Demos President Heather McGhee issued...

August 14, 2014

(PHOENIX, AZ) – Citing clear evidence that numerous low-income Arizona residents have been denied the opportunity to register to vote, the League o...

August 6, 2014

Today, President Obama will sign an Executive Order that will encourage federal agencies to not contract with companies that violate labor laws, an...

July 31, 2014

(New York, NY) – Eight million workers rely on low-wage jobs supported by the federal government’s $1.3 trillion in annual spending on goods and se...

June 18, 2014

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark.--(Business Wire)--Sending a message to the Walmart heirs who control the company, a growing number of institutional investors, i...

June 6, 2014

 (NEW YORK, NY) – In anticipation of the annual Walmart shareholders’ meeting this week, national public policy organization Dēmos has release...

June 4, 2014

NEW YORK, NY— A new report by the national public policy organization Demos reveals prevalent business practices in the retail sector such as low p...

June 2, 2014
WASHINGTON, DC – Citing a recent report which found an alarming 1000-to-1 pay disparity between fast food CEOs and t...
May 14, 2014

New York, NY – The national public policy organization Dem...

May 1, 2014

In response to yesterday’s Supreme Court ruling, which upheld a Michigan state law banning the consideration of race or ethnicity as a factor among...

April 23, 2014