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Format: 11-18-2017
Format: 11-18-2017
Americans’ lives, health and livelihoods would be put at risk if so called “regulatory reform” proposals now being considered by the U.S. Congress were to become law, slowing or stopping the...
April 3, 2012 | Policy Brief |
Americans’ lives, health and livelihoods would be put at risk if so called “regulatory reform” proposals now being considered by the U.S. Congress were to become law, slowing or stopping the...
April 3, 2012 | Policy Brief |
Vermont can put deposits of state tax revenue to use in ways that tilt the economic playing field back toward Main Street businesses, our community banks, and long-term job growth. The proposed state...
February 20, 2012 | Policy Brief |
Thanks to the Citizens United decision, money is swamping our politics and our government like never before. This special report by Demos and The American Prospect features articles by:...
January 1, 2012 | Report |
Demos and The American Prospect
On Tuesday, December 13th, the Congressional Progressive Caucus unveiled the RESTORE the American Dream for the 99% Act. The bill, if passed, would create more than 5 million jobs and save more than...
December 13, 2011 | Policy Brief |
The protesters seeking to “occupy” the financial district in New York and other cities have been widely depicted in the media as having no coherent rationale for their protests. In fact, though,...
October 11, 2011 | Policy Brief |
Dear Senator: Demos urges the members of the U.S. Senate Banking Committee to vote in favor of confirming Richard Cordray to direct the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Until you act, or...
October 6, 2011 | Advocacy Letter |
Comments to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Regarding Defining Larger Participants in Certain Markets for Consumer Financial Products and Services Markets [Docket N. CFPB-HQ-2011-2] From De...
August 12, 2011 | Advocacy Letter |
Opponents of regulation claim that more needs to be done to check the ability of federal agencies to issue regulations. They claim that agencies are too quick to issue regulations and that they do so...
August 12, 2011 | Policy Brief |
Writing for the Massachusetts Municipal Advocate Magazine, Patrick Bresette explicates the causes of and solutions to the distrust in government so prevalent in our country.  “Negative views of...
July 13, 2011 | Policy Brief |