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Format: 03-29-2015
Format: 03-29-2015
As the United States rapidly becomes both a more diverse and unequal nation, policymakers face the urgent challenge of confronting growing wealth gaps by race and ethnicity. To create a more...
March 10, 2015 | Report |
In the three decades after World War II, America became the first predominantly middle-class country in the world and our poverty rate was cut in half. Americans experienced what scholars describe as...
February 10, 2015 | Report |
Executive Summary For our democracy to thrive, the freedom to vote must be fiercely protected for all citizens, regardless of class or privilege. Yet, much work needs to be done to ensure our...
February 5, 2015 | Report |
Introduction A fundamental task of government is to enact rules for human interactions. As Adam Smith explained long ago, among the functions of such rules is establishing binding agreements among...
December 17, 2014 | Report |
FOREWORD Dear Readers, Demos means “the people” of a nation, and it is the root word of democracy. Yet the diverse members of our extraordinary American demos have never enjoyed equal access to the...
December 11, 2014 | Report |
A la altura de ciento cincuenta años después de las enmiendas de reconstrucción, y más que una generación después de la revolución de los derechos civiles, lograr una verdadera equidad racial sigue...
December 11, 2014 | Report |
Key Findings The notion that all citizens have a voice in our country’s governance is at the center of the American ideal of democracy. Yet the role of corporate and private money in our political...
November 24, 2014 | Report |
In the aftermath of the Great Recession, Americans battered by job loss, foreclosure, and plummeting home values tightened their belts and paid down debt. The Latino community, hit particularly hard...
October 27, 2014 | Report |
Preface Globalization as presently structured is corrosive of political democracy and specifically of the ability of citizens and national governments to harness a market economy for a broad public...
October 7, 2014 | Report |
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY In 2010 and 2011, Maryland and New York took bold steps to correct the problem known as prison gerrymandering, a problem resulting from the United States Census Bureau’s practice of...
August 15, 2014 | Report |
Erika L. Wood