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Format: 09-18-2018
Format: 09-18-2018
Public Works began this far-reaching effort with groundbreaking analysis and thorough, multifaceted research that examined Americans' attitudes toward the public sector. This research, which was...
May 6, 2010 | Report |
Today's young adults are coming of age in a tough economy, on the heels of 30 years of declining economic opportunity and security for all but the most affluent and most highly educated. These...
April 26, 2010 | Report |
Amy Hanauer
Nancy K. Cauthen
[RELATED: Read Demos' Letter in Support of the SAFE Banking Act, here.] Our financial system has become dominated by institutions that are "too big to fail." Moreover, as FDIC Chairman...
April 22, 2010 | Report |
The Great Recession of 2008 and its after-effects still are radically impacting the lives of millions. While men initially bore the heavier burden, women are now increasingly falling victim to...
March 31, 2010 | Report |
Scott Novakowski
Doing an internship while in college has become a near prerequisite for obtaining a good job.  Yet internships are often out of reach for low-income students because most of them are unpaid....
March 23, 2010 | Report |
Taxes support the government services that undergird the quality of life Americans enjoy. As communicators, we must promote this unique and foundational role that taxes play. We can do this by...
March 12, 2010 | Report |
A central goal of any automatic voter registration proposal should be a representative electorate in which all eligible citizens, including those from historically underrepresented communities, are...
February 5, 2010 | Report |
Scott Novakowski
After trillions of dollars in taxpayer funds, cheap loans and other forms of support, the biggest banks are bigger and more complex than ever. The crisis was widely blamed on the eager promotion by...
January 28, 2010 | Report |
Reviving American Manufacturing - Before It's Too Late. This special report by Demos and The American Prospect includes articles by Carolyn Bartholomew, Jeff Faux, Joan Fitzgerald, Leo Hinderey,...
January 1, 2010 | Report |
Demos and The American Prospect
Paving the Way is part of a larger effort undertaken by the Topos Partnership and Public Works to create more constructive public dialog about public policy and economic outcomes. Promoting...
December 11, 2009 | Report |