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Format: 12-10-2018
Format: 12-10-2018
In Massachusetts, the very rich are getting much richer, the poor are getting poorer, and those in the middle are stagnating. Workers in Massachusetts, as in the nation generally, have seen little to...
November 20, 2018 | Report |
LETTER FROM THE PRESIDENT   It is one thing to advocate for equity and inclusion; it is another to turn the lens inward and commit oneself to live those values at the level of day-to-day...
November 15, 2018 | Report |
You see it in textbooks, TV shows, statuary, statements—the ideal of blind justice permeates our culture. Politicians and lawyers across the political spectrum invoke the image of an...
November 13, 2018 | Report |
A Guide for College Promise Programs   In the past several years, the movement for tuition-free, debt-free, or otherwise affordable college has swept the country. As of 2018, 16 states and...
September 26, 2018 | Report |
Introduction Even as scientists have long held a consensus on human-caused climate change, the responses of many governments and much of the private sector to accelerating climate change impacts and...
September 10, 2018 | Report |
Demos
The Supreme Court plays a vital role in ensuring equal justice and dignity for all Americans. Its decisions touch the lives of millions and are especially important to those who have been and...
August 30, 2018 | Report |
Demos
The promise of America is that each of us has an equal say in our democracy and an equal chance in our economy. In Everyone’s America: State Policies for an Equal Say in Our Democracy and an Equal...
July 24, 2018 | Report |
Demos
Introduction On April 12, 2018, a white store manager at a Philadelphia Starbucks in the Rittenhouse Square neighborhood called the police on two Black men who were there for a meeting and had not...
July 2, 2018 | Report |
Sherrilyn Ifill
“Juneteenth”—June 19th—is celebrated by many African Americans as “Independence Day.” On June 19, 1865, the Union Army reached Texas, the last corner of the former Confederate states, and announced...
June 15, 2018 | Report |
For the last year, we—Demos, Anat Shenker-Osorio (ASO Communications) and Ian Haney López (author of Dog Whistle Politics), —have partnered in an ambitious multi-phase project to build an effective...
June 12, 2018 | Report |
Demos