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Format: 12-18-2014
Format: 12-18-2014
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 |
Just as postsecondary education is becoming increasingly vital to getting a good job and entering the middle class, college costs are rising beyond the reach of many New Yorkers. State policy...
August 7, 2013 | Policy Brief |
This brief attempts to quantify just how much soaring debt levels impact college-educated households’ financial stability over a lifetime.
August 1, 2013 | Report |
Three years have passed since David (the American public) defeated Goliath (the big banks) and the Dodd-Frank Act became law. Implementation staggers forward and there have been some recent...
July 21, 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 |
One of our foremost economic thinkers challenges a cherished tenet of today’s financial orthodoxy: that spending less, refusing to forgive debt, and shrinking government—“austerity”—is the solution...
April 29, 2013 | Book |
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 |