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Format: 09-29-2016
Format: 09-29-2016
Executive Summary The conventional wisdom about Social Security is profoundly misguided. According to today’s mistaken consensus, the U.S. as a society cannot afford to allocate the money to pay for...
April 3, 2013 | Report |
Michael Lind
Steven Hill
Joshua Freedman
Demos is a public policy organization working for an America where we all have an equal say in our democracy and an equal chance in our economy. We are based here in New York City. On behalf of Demos...
March 22, 2013 | Testimony |
On March 15, 2013, the Senate’s Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations held hearings on the London Whale scandal. The indomitable and indefatigable Chairman Carl Levin, ably supported by the...
March 19, 2013 | Report |
My name is Wallace Turbeville. I am a Senior Fellow at Demos, a national public policy organization working to reduce political and economic inequality, advancing a vision of a country where we all...
March 14, 2013 | Testimony |
Demos strongly 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 for a full term. Director...
March 11, 2013 | Advocacy Letter |
This is the second of a series of articles, entitled “The Financial Pipeline Series”, examining the underlying validity of the assertion that regulation of the financial markets reduces their...
March 8, 2013 | Report |
Today, it is common for employers to look at job applicants’ personal credit history before making a hiring decision. According to a survey of human resources professionals, nearly half of employers...
March 4, 2013 | Report |
This paper offers an overview of the interplay between declining upward mobility and growing political inequality.
February 28, 2013 | Report |
This Explainer explores how the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is used in measuring our economic growth and whether alternative measures are also needed to provide a more comprehensive outlook of...
January 29, 2013 | Explainer |
Access to a post-secondary education is a vital aspect of the American dream, allowing for equality of opportunity and a stable pathway to the middle class for all who are willing to work for it...
December 20, 2012 | Report |
David Weerts
Thomas Sanford
Leah Reinert