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Format: 10-21-2018
Format: 10-21-2018
Thanks to the Citizens United decision, money is swamping our politics and our government like never before. This special report by Demos and The American Prospect features articles by:...
January 1, 2012 | Report |
Demos and The American Prospect
On Tuesday, December 13th, the Congressional Progressive Caucus unveiled the RESTORE the American Dream for the 99% Act. The bill, if passed, would create more than 5 million jobs and save more than...
December 13, 2011 | Policy Brief |
The protesters seeking to “occupy” the financial district in New York and other cities have been widely depicted in the media as having no coherent rationale for their protests. In fact, though,...
October 11, 2011 | Policy Brief |
Dear Senator: Demos urges the members of the U.S. Senate Banking Committee to vote in favor of confirming Richard Cordray to direct the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Until you act, or...
October 6, 2011 | Advocacy Letter |
Comments to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Regarding Defining Larger Participants in Certain Markets for Consumer Financial Products and Services Markets [Docket N. CFPB-HQ-2011-2] From De...
August 12, 2011 | Advocacy Letter |
Opponents of regulation claim that more needs to be done to check the ability of federal agencies to issue regulations. They claim that agencies are too quick to issue regulations and that they do so...
August 12, 2011 | Policy Brief |
Writing for the Massachusetts Municipal Advocate Magazine, Patrick Bresette explicates the causes of and solutions to the distrust in government so prevalent in our country.  “Negative views of...
July 13, 2011 | Policy Brief |
Having lost more than 143,000 jobs since the financial industry set off the Great Recession in 2008, Massachusetts's economy and its middle class depend more than ever on the health of our small...
July 11, 2011 | Report |
Jason Judd
Sarah Babbage
Movements are springing up across the country to counter conservative attacks on the public sector and public services. This special report from Demos and The American Prospect includes...
June 1, 2011 | Policy Brief |
Demos and The American Prospect
For far too long, brokers have been selling their older clients complex investments known as structured products. These products are so risky, and so costly in fees, that some of them are almost sure...
May 17, 2011 | Report |