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Format: 11-18-2017
Format: 11-18-2017
Dear Representative: We urge you to cosponsor “The Equal Employment for All Act” (H.R. 321), introduced by Representative Steve Cohen (D-TN). In addition to the weak economy, job- seekers today...
July 13, 2012 | Advocacy Letter |
Leadership Conference
Demos
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 |
One of the most often-cited reasons for the STEM achievement gap is a lack of skilled and trained STEM teachers. The greatest percentage of under-qualified teachers at the K-12 level is found in STEM...
June 13, 2012 | Report |
Meghan Groome
Julia Rankin
Though your retirement or bank accounts statements contain no evidence of it, everyone who has an IRA, 401k, or any other individual retirement savings account pays a variety of fees every year. But...
May 29, 2012 | Report |
The conventional wisdom says that American households are deleveraging – after years of living beyond our means, Americans are finally paying down debt and getting our financial house in order....
May 22, 2012 | Report |
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 |
As protests resume on Wall Street, some in the media are again saying that there is no coherent rationale for the demonstrations. In fact, though, these protesters have chosen the right target: a...
May 1, 2012 | Policy Brief |
America’s experiment with the debt-for-diploma system has officially failed. Total student loan debt in the U.S. now tops $1 trillion – an unprecedented sum that represents the unprecedented...
April 25, 2012 | Policy Brief |