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Format: 01-23-2018
Format: 01-23-2018
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 |
Having lost more than 143,000 jobs since the financial industry set off the Great Recession in 2008, Massachusetts's economy and its middle class depend more than ever on the health of our small...
July 11, 2011 | Report |
Jason Judd
Sarah Babbage
Movements are springing up across the country to counter conservative attacks on the public sector and public services. This special report from Demos and The American Prospect includes...
June 1, 2011 | Policy Brief |
Demos and The American Prospect
For far too long, brokers have been selling their older clients complex investments known as structured products. These products are so risky, and so costly in fees, that some of them are almost sure...
May 17, 2011 | Report |
The American middle class did not create itself in the 20th century. Rather, a post-war model of robust public investment in our nation’s people and institutions (despite high deficits) led to...
May 5, 2011 | Policy Brief |
Maine 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. A Maine Street...
May 3, 2011 | Report |
Prison-based gerrymandering is the practice of counting incarcerated persons as “residents” of a prison when drawing legislative districts in order to give extra influence to the districts that...
May 2, 2011 | Policy Brief |
Peter Wagner
Brenda Wright
Across the country, states are considering proposals to move general revenue deposits out of the Wall Street banks that dominate the banking business today, and use them to capitalize a new local...
April 21, 2011 | Report |