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Format: 07-06-2015
Format: 07-06-2015
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
In today’s competitive economy, nothing is more important than getting a college education. Yet college tuition costs in the U.S. have been increasing at a breakneck pace, making college unaffordable...
May 5, 2015 | Report |
Most Americans think that our country has done quite a lot to protect women and ensure gender equity in the workplace. After all, we have banned discrimination against women, required equal pay for...
April 29, 2015 | Book |
A la altura de ciento cincuenta años después de las enmiendas de reconstrucción, y más que una generación después de la revolución de los derechos civiles, lograr una verdadera equidad racial sigue...
December 11, 2014 | Report |
Demos is a national, non-partisan, non-profit public policy organization working for an America where we all have an equal say in our democracy and an equal chance in our economy. Demos’...
December 8, 2014 | Testimony |
Key Findings The notion that all citizens have a voice in our country’s governance is at the center of the American ideal of democracy. Yet the role of corporate and private money in our political...
November 24, 2014 | Report |
From Demos Senior Fellow and longtime New York Times columnist Bob Herbert comes a wrenching portrayal of ordinary Americans struggling for survival in a nation that has lost its way In...
October 15, 2014 | Book |
I.  Introduction America’s economy has been an awesome engine of wealth creation over the past two generations, but the new prosperity has disproportionately gone to the wealthiest. Between 1979...
September 17, 2014 | Testimony |
Signed into law on May 22, 2009, the Credit CARD Act has benefited millions of households in ways that directly affect their monthly budgets. Demos’ 2012 National Survey on Credit Card Debt of Low-...
May 22, 2014 | Policy Brief |
Demos