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Format: 12-20-2014
Format: 12-20-2014
For our democracy to thrive, the freedom to vote must be fiercely protected for all citizens, regardless of class or privilege. The right to vote provides the foundation that makes all other rights...
May 20, 2013 | Report |
Every day, Americans benefit from public structures that contribute to our quality of life. When we walk into a clean, well-maintained post office; drive on federal highways; send our kids to school...
May 8, 2013 | Report |
Connecticut has offered a voluntary public financing system for state-wide constitutional and General Assembly offices since 2008. Through financing from the Citizens' Election Fund, candidates that...
April 19, 2013 | Report |
Young adults are in a critical period of change and choices, as they confront the decisions that will pave the way to their futures. But the generation coming into its own in the aftermath of the...
April 4, 2013 | Report |
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
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 |
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 |
The first presidential election since Citizens United lived up to its hype, with unprecedented outside spending from new sources making headlines. Demos and U.S. PIRG Education Fund analysis of...
January 17, 2013 | Report |
Blair Bowie