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Format: 05-23-2017
Format: 05-23-2017
In the past two decades, we have gone from a system of financing higher education primarily through public investment, grant aid, and modest family savings, to one in which the majority of graduates...
November 24, 2015 | Report |
Summary & Key Findings The dramatic increase in wealth inequality over the past several decades now forms the backdrop for many of today’s most pressing public policy debates. Currently, the top...
November 24, 2015 | Report |
Tatjana Meschede, IASP
Lars Dietrich, IASP
Thomas Shapiro, IASP
Laura Sullivan, IASP
Floyd v. City of New York is the landmark class action, spearheaded by the Center for Constitutional Rights, that proved the NYPD’s stop and frisk practice was unconstitutional and racially...
November 5, 2015 | Explainer |
Dear Mr. President: We write with great concern about a matter that we know is important to your Administration – ensuring that eligible Americans can exercise their right to vote. ...
October 28, 2015 | Advocacy Letter |
Amici long have been concerned with the injustices that flow from the manner in which the Census Bureau currently tabulates incarcerated persons in the U.S. Census, and the resulting impact...
September 25, 2015 | Litigation |
Aleks Kajstura, Prison Policy Initiative
Peter Wagner
The freedom to vote is America’s most important political right outside of the original Bill of Rights, and it is also the most hard-won right. In the early years of our republic, only white...
September 16, 2015 | Report |
Key Findings Walmart’s forthcoming wage hike to $10 for its lowest paid workers is a step forward, but still does not provide enough income to support the basic needs of a single adult working...
September 16, 2015 | Explainer |
The Supreme Court’s decision in Citizens United v. FEC allowed corporations to spend unlimited amounts of money to influence American politics. But, the American public is kept from understanding the...
September 2, 2015 | Policy Brief |
Today, the typical young person aspiring to go to college in the United States faces a higher education system that is fundamentally different from what previous generations enjoyed. For generations...
August 10, 2015 | Report |
Higher education has long been our nation’s primary lever of upward mobility. As a result, throughout our nation’s history, we have committed to ensuring that all individuals, regardless of cost,...
August 9, 2015 | Policy Brief |