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Format: 11-21-2017
Format: 11-21-2017
A two-page brief on how deregulated credit card issuers have maximized their profits at the expense of American consumers. Regulatory Background   Before 1978, 37 states had usury laws that...
June 6, 2004 | Report |
An exploration of the importance of social trust in U.S. society and troubling ways in which rising economic inequality since the 1970s has helped to decrease trust between Americans.  ...
May 1, 2004 | Report |
Eric M. Uslaner
As policymakers, election officials, and the public consider whether New York should change the way in which voters are allowed to register to participate in elections, and bring New York State...
April 23, 2004 | Report |
R. Michael Alvarez
Jonathan Nagler
Catherine H. Wilson
As policymakers, election officials, and the public consider whether New York should change the way in which voters are allowed to register to participate in elections, and bring New York State...
April 20, 2004 | Report |
R. Michael Alvarez
Voter registration is intended to ensure that voters who are eligible to vote are able to do so, and that non-eligible individuals cannot cast ballots. A voter registration list enables election...
April 1, 2004 | Report |
R. Michael Alvarez
This brief examines the relationship between criminal justice practices that disproportionately target people of color, and disenfranchisement laws that deprive citizens convicted of felonies of...
February 26, 2004 | Report |
NEW: SECOND EDITION. "Retiring in the Red" is part of the Borrowing to Make Ends Meet Briefing Paper Series. Reports an 89% average increase in credit card debt among America's seniors from 1992 to...
January 19, 2004 | Report |
Political scientist Alec Ewald sheds new light on the fundamentally undemocratic nature of felony disenfranchisement laws. Tracing the history of these laws from ancient Europe to their racist...
November 24, 2003 | Report |
Alex Ewald
A comprehensive summary of plans in each state for implementation of the Help America Vote Act, focusing mainly on the issues which will most directly affect voters. The Brennan Center for Justice at...
November 1, 2003 | Report |
Demos Collaboration
Using new data, this report explores how families are increasingly using credit cards to meet their basic needs. This report also examines the factors driving this record-setting debt and the impact...
September 8, 2003 | Report |
Javier Silva