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Format: 04-18-2014
Format: 04-18-2014
Personal debt can stand as an insurmountable obstacle to Americans wishing to build assets and secure a place in the middle class. In addition to the critical last resort of bankruptcy relief,...
September 4, 2012 | Policy Brief |
Just as a postsecondary education has become essential for getting a decent job and entering the middle class, it has become financially out of reach for many of America’s young people. State support...
August 20, 2012 | Policy Brief |
Just as postsecondary education has expanded opportunities for good jobs and entry into the middle class, college costs are rising beyond the reach of many Americans. State policy decisions are...
August 20, 2012 | Policy Brief |
Demos
Center For Public Policy Priorities
In 1993, Congress passed the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA)—commonly known as the “motor voter” law—to boost election participation by ensuring that all eligible citizens have ample...
August 8, 2012 | Policy Brief |
What does the acronym, “LIBOR,” stand for? The “London Inter-bank Offered Rate.” What does LIBOR represent? LIBOR is promoted as representing the average interest rate that large banks can borrow...
July 17, 2012 | Policy Brief |
UPDATE: Read the Demos study on the retail sector at large and how low wages impact workers and the economy.  Why is it that America no longer makes things the way we used to? Between 1980...
July 2, 2012 | Policy Brief |
  The report is timed to the two-day federal trial that starts tomorrow morning that will redraw Kansas’ legislative districts. If the Court were to adopt the House’s proposed map, Kansas would...
May 28, 2012 | Policy Brief |
Peter Wagner
Signed into law on May 22, 2009, the Credit CARD Act has benefited millions of households in ways that directly affect their monthly budgets. Demos’ 2012 National Survey on Credit Card Debt of...
May 22, 2012 | Policy Brief |
Is the Facebook initial public offering – one of the largest IPOs in history – a symbol of American prosperity? In some sense, yes. A technological innovation that began as an extracurricular...
May 17, 2012 | Policy Brief |
The ability to cast a ballot that will be counted is a fundamental freedom that protects the other essential rights that Americans hold dear. The freedom to vote is how Americans, regardless of...
May 17, 2012 | Policy Brief |