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This report makes the case that we should create jobs for the unemployed directly and immediately in public employment programs that produce useful goods and services for the public’s benefit.
How Last Minute, Just-In-Time Scheduling Practices Are Bad for Workers, Families and Business
An outline of Demos' approach to engaging across climate and equity issues, their respective fields, and partners working in the fields.
Quantifying the cost of climate change to millennials and their children, compared to a world without climate change.
A picture of the current state of the private retirement system, why this picture bodes ill for the future of retirement in the country, and why that system needs reform.
Why over a lifetime, 401k fees can cost a median-income two-earner family nearly $155,000 and consume nearly one-third of their investment returns.
How Raising Wages Would Benefit Workers, the Industry and the Overall Economy
How Our Tax Dollars Are Funding Low-Wage Work and Fueling Inequality
Extreme wage gaps within the fast food industry has made its sector the most unequal in the American economy
How we work every day to operationalize within our organization the racial equity and inclusion that we seek to advance in our country.
Public-sector jobs in Massachusetts are more likely than private-sector jobs to be good jobs that provide a family-supporting income and wealth-building benefits. They need to be preserved.
From the time a baby is born, American families are trapped between the need to provide care for their children and the necessity of earning income.
In 2013, Walmart spent billions repurchasing shares of its own stock. It should have spent it raising wages.
This report presents new research on the scope of federally-supported employment in the private economy and shows how, using our over 1.3 trillion dollars in federal purchasing, the President of the United States can place over twenty million Americans on a pathway to the middle class.
How the retail industry fails to meet the needs of the Black and Latino workforce.
Our analysis of voter turnout in Ohio’s primary finds large disparities in absentee ballot request rates and voter turnout between predominantly white and non-white neighborhoods.
From March through May, New Florida Majority Education Fund surveyed over 21,000 Floridians to ask how the pandemic was affecting their lives and well-being. This report presents our findings from those surveys.
Policy choices have allowed big companies to continuously use their power to preserve economic and democratic imbalances that maintain their wealth and influence at the expense of everyone else.
This case study follows the Texas Organizing Project as it worked to build power and equity for working-class Black & Latino communities in greater Houston after Hurricane Harvey—ultimately implementing a winning 3-part inside-outside strategy.
The Economic Democracy Project aims to highlight and develop strategies that Black and brown communities can use to build economic and political power—beginning with four case studies spotlighting community campaigns across the U.S.