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Format: 04-24-2014
Format: 04-24-2014
The link between income inequality and economic instability has drawn renewed attention from economists, policy makers, global financial institutions, media, and investors. From Davos to Wall Street...
April 22, 2014 | Report |
“Being poor is running in place.” Author John Scalzi wrote this about his own experience of growing up in poverty.1 Today it is not only poor families but many middle class families who are...
October 14, 2013 | Report |
Federal contractors perform many of the vital functions that keep our public services running— they clean and maintain many of our public buildings, make uniforms for our soldiers, and ...
September 24, 2013 | Policy Brief |
There is a growing, industry-wide movement for the fast food economy to work for everyone. This Thursday, August 29th, workers have called for a national strike that is expected to cross company...
August 28, 2013 | Policy Brief |
Dear Mr. President: Employees of private contractors and concessionaires operating in federally owned buildings in Washington, D.C. and with other federal concession contracts throughout...
July 5, 2013 | Advocacy Letter |
Congressional Progressive Caucus
Widely shared middle-class prosperity is a signature of American society. It has made America the most hopeful and dynamic country on earth and it is a foundation of strong democracy. Yet today,...
June 6, 2013 | Testimony |
Good Afternoon. My name is Amy Traub and I am a senior policy analyst at Demos. We are a public policy organization working for an America where we all have an equal say in our democracy and an equal...
May 21, 2013 | Testimony |
Every day, Americans benefit from public structures that contribute to our quality of life. When we walk into a clean, well-maintained post office; drive on federal highways; send our kids to school...
May 8, 2013 | Report |
Young adults are in a critical period of change and choices, as they confront the decisions that will pave the way to their futures. But the generation coming into its own in the aftermath of the...
April 4, 2013 | Report |
Demos is a 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 are based here in New York City. On behalf of Demos...
March 22, 2013 | Testimony |