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Format: 02-22-2017
Format: 02-22-2017
Issues of racial inequity are increasingly at the forefront of America’s public debate. In addition to urgent concerns about racial bias in law enforcement and the criminal justice system,...
February 6, 2017 | Report |
Laura Sullivan, Tatjana Meschede, & Tom Shapiro
From the time a baby is born, American families are trapped between the need to provide care for their children and the necessity of earning income. The crisis of care is most acute when children are...
December 13, 2016 | Report |
Donald Trump campaigned as the champion of working-class Americans facing a system of crony capitalism supported by the federal government. There is no better example than the corporations that...
December 5, 2016 | Explainer |
Demos is a non-partisan public policy organization working for an America where we all have an equal say in our democracy and an equal chance in our economy. We were proud to be among the advocates...
April 4, 2016 | Testimony |
Executive Summary Over the last ten years, a growing number of cities and states passed laws limiting the use of credit checks in hiring, promotion, and firing. Lawmakers are motivated by a number of...
February 25, 2016 | Explainer |
Today, the typical young person aspiring to go to college in the United States faces a higher education system that is fundamentally different from what previous generations enjoyed. For generations...
August 10, 2015 | Report |
Higher education has long been our nation’s primary lever of upward mobility. As a result, throughout our nation’s history, we have committed to ensuring that all individuals, regardless of cost,...
August 9, 2015 | Policy Brief |
Good afternoon. My name is Catherine Ruetschlin and I am a Senior Policy Analyst at Demos, a public policy organization working to ensure that all Americans have an equal say in our democracy and an...
June 18, 2015 | Testimony |
Seattle’s living wage law fulfills, rather than offends, the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment.2 The amendment’s legislative history reveals that “fair, living wages” for freedmen...
June 3, 2015 | Litigation |
Ronald Fein, Free Speech For People
This paper examines the differences in retail workers’ occupations, earnings, and schedules to reveal how employment in the retail industry fails to meet the needs of the Black and Latino workforce...
June 2, 2015 | Report |
Dedrick Asante-Muhammad, NAACP