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Format: 10-01-2014
Format: 10-01-2014
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 |
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 |
Climate change poses a tremendous threat to Florida. Sea level rise, more intense precipitation, and stronger hurricanes increase the risk of natural disaster and imperil the state’s economy and its...
April 19, 2012 | Policy Brief |
Robert Repetto, PhD
Climate change will cause shifts in temperature and weather patterns that will significantly impact Nevada’s tourist industry and further stress its critical water supplies. To prevent even more...
April 19, 2012 | Policy Brief |
Robert Repetto, PhD
Arizona’s citizens and its economy are among America’s most vulnerable to the growing adverse impacts of climate change. Climate change will have significant impacts on water resources and economic...
April 19, 2012 | Policy Brief |
Robert Repetto, PhD