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Format: 12-18-2017
Format: 12-18-2017
The American Dream used to mean that if you put in a hard day’s work, you could expect good wages, benefits, and a better life for your kids. But the kinds of jobs that can provide a solid middle-...
June 14, 2011 | Policy Brief |
The Housing Crisis and How to Fix It. This special report by Demos and The American Prospect includes articles by Dan Immergluck, Mike Konczal, Rebecca Ruiz, James Carr, Marcus Stanely, Alyssa Katz,...
May 1, 2011 | Report |
Demos and The American Prospect
"Workplace flexibility" is the buzz phrase in debates about how to help busy parents better juggle the competing demands of work and family. But the public conversation has been shaped largely by the...
March 14, 2011 | Report |
Nancy K. Cauthen
In order to return employment to pre-recession levels and restore consumer demand, millions of additional jobs must be created. At the pace of current job creation, it would take many years to reach...
March 7, 2011 | Report |
Today there are almost 29 million people in the United States for whom the economy has failed to perform its most important function: providing enough jobs to go around. This reality is dimming the...
March 7, 2011 | Policy Brief |
Philip Harvey
Verizon and its allies are promoting a bill, S 2664, which would eliminate both rate and quality regulations for most phone and cable consumers in the state of New Jersey. This system has delivered...
February 28, 2011 | Report |
Nathan Newman
Maine Citizens for Clean Elections (“MCCE”) is a non-partisan association of organizations and individuals with the common purpose of working in the public interest to advocate for, increase public...
February 23, 2011 | Litigation |
Americans use credit cards millions of times every day. The convenience and utility of revolving credit has become a way of life for most families. However for some, it has also become a lifeline....
February 5, 2011 | Policy Brief |
In order to reverse the troubling low graduation rates at our nation’s community colleges, low-income students must stop being financially penalized for attending these institutions. As this...
January 20, 2011 | Policy Brief |
Available financial aid covers only a fraction of what community college students pay for their education.  To finance their studies, many of them enroll in school only part time and/or work...
January 11, 2011 | Report |