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Format: 10-26-2014
Format: 10-26-2014
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 |
Voting is the bedrock of our democracy. In a government of, by and for the people, casting a ballot is the fundamental means through which we all have a say in the political decisions that affect our...
February 19, 2014 | Report |
American democracy is based upon the fundamental principle of one person, one vote—the simple notion that we are all equal before the law and should have an equal say over the government...
February 5, 2014 | Report |
Adam Lioz
In the wake of the worst effects of the Great Recession, African Americans, like Americans as a whole, are getting their balance sheets in order and paying down credit card debt. But new research...
December 4, 2013 | Report |
Catherine Ruetschlin
Dedrick Asante-Muhammad
The City of Detroit’s bankruptcy was driven by a severe decline in revenues (and, importantly, not an increase in obligations to fund pensions). Depopulation and long-term unemployment caused Detroit...
November 20, 2013 | Report |
In August 2011, Congress passed a strange piece of legislation intended to bind itself into the future. In spite of persistently high unemployment and an unremarkable deficit-to-GDP ratio, and in...
November 11, 2013 | Report |
For our democracy to thrive, the freedom to vote must be fiercely protected for all citizens, regardless of class or privilege. Our representative form of democracy only works as intended when all...
November 4, 2013 | Report |
Lisa Danetz
The premise of the libertarian view of economics that has dominated public policy and public discourse at least since the era of Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher is that markets work more...
November 1, 2013 | 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 |
INTRODUCTION: GOING DEEPER THAN STRATEGIC COMMUNICATION A popular recent meme on liberal social networks and left-leaning blogs summarizes ideological differences as follows:  ...
October 8, 2013 | Report |
Jesse Graham
Ravi Iyer
Peter Meindl