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Format: 12-20-2014
Format: 12-20-2014
On behalf of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and the undersigned organizations, we urge you to become an original cosponsor of “The Equal Employment for All Act” sponsored by...
December 1, 2013 | Advocacy Letter |
The Leadership Conference
The City of Detroit’s bankruptcy was driven by a severe decline in revenues (and, importantly, not an increase in obligations to fund pensions). Depopulation and long-term unemployment caused Detroit...
November 20, 2013 | Report |
American workers are working harder for less, with productivity rising but living standards stagnant or declining.1 At the same time, stock market wealth and incomes for the highest-paid...
November 19, 2013 | Policy Brief |
In August 2011, Congress passed a strange piece of legislation intended to bind itself into the future. In spite of persistently high unemployment and an unremarkable deficit-to-GDP ratio, and in...
November 11, 2013 | Report |
For our democracy to thrive, the freedom to vote must be fiercely protected for all citizens, regardless of class or privilege. Our representative form of democracy only works as intended when all...
November 4, 2013 | Report |
Lisa Danetz
The premise of the libertarian view of economics that has dominated public policy and public discourse at least since the era of Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher is that markets work more...
November 1, 2013 | Report |
“Being poor is running in place.” Author John Scalzi wrote this about his own experience of growing up in poverty.1 Today it is not only poor families but many middle class families who are...
October 14, 2013 | Report |
INTRODUCTION: GOING DEEPER THAN STRATEGIC COMMUNICATION A popular recent meme on liberal social networks and left-leaning blogs summarizes ideological differences as follows:  ...
October 8, 2013 | Report |
Jesse Graham
Ravi Iyer
Peter Meindl
INTRODUCTION In the three decades after the Second World War, low- and middle-income households enjoyed income gains that grew in tandem with rising GDP levels and actually outpaced the gains...
October 8, 2013 | Report |
Josh Bivens
* This essay is adapted from a lecture delivered on the occasion of the award of the degree of Doctor Honoris Causa to Bina Agarwal at the Lustrum Ceremony of the 55th Anniversary of the Institute...
October 8, 2013 | Report |
Bina Agarwal