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Format: 08-01-2015
Format: 08-01-2015
Dear Mayor de Blasio and Members of the City Council: As leaders in New York City who are concerned about economic and racial injustice, we call on you to enact Intro. 261, The Stop...
January 15, 2015 | Advocacy Letter |
Demos
Five years after the Supreme Court’s 2010 Citizens United v. FEC decision, what are the roles of large donors and average voters in selecting and supporting candidates for Congress? This report...
January 14, 2015 | Explainer |
Karen Shanton
Demos is a national, non-partisan 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’ lawyers, researchers,...
January 14, 2015 | Advocacy Letter |
Introduction A fundamental task of government is to enact rules for human interactions. As Adam Smith explained long ago, among the functions of such rules is establishing binding agreements among...
December 17, 2014 | Report |
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 |
Democracy has at its heart a basic promise: citizens have an equal voice in deciding who represents them. This promise went unfulfilled again in 2014. Large donors accounted for the vast majority of...
November 20, 2014 | Policy Brief |
Karen Shanton
Angels by the River follows James Gustave Speth’s unlikely path—from Southern boyhood to his career as an influential mainstream environmentalist to his current system-changing activism. In this...
November 5, 2014 | Book |
In the aftermath of the Great Recession, Americans battered by job loss, foreclosure, and plummeting home values tightened their belts and paid down debt. The Latino community, hit particularly hard...
October 27, 2014 | Report |