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We are concerned that given Ms. DeVos’ track record to privatize public education and her lack of a clear position concerning the affordability crisis in higher education, the committee cannot properly assess whether Ms. DeVos is fit to run the U.S. Department of Education.
Congress now has the opportunity to erect new public structures guaranteeing stability, transparency and competition in banking.
If passed, each of these pieces of legislation would destabilize a regulatory system that saves lives and improves our nation.
The American Society of Civil Engineers has graded our infrastructure a D+, poor and at risk. Congress must act.
More information about CEO-to-worker pay disparities is critical for investors.
We don’t only have a jobs deficit in this country. We have a deficit of good jobs. Here's why.
"We know this: the super rich and corporations don’t need a tax cut. The 1 percent are doing just fine."
The fast food industry is the main driver of compensation inequality in the most disparate sector of the economy, with a CEO-to-worker pay ratio in 2013 of over 1000-to-1.
The Department's proposed "EAP Rule" fails to sufficiently safeguard working people.
Demos’ Race-Class Narrative (RCN) project developed an empirically-tested narrative on race and class that resonates with all working people and offers an alternative to—and neutralizes the use of—dog-whistle racism.
The Supreme Court should hold that Title VII bars discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
The Disparate Impact standard is critical to continued and enhanced opportunity to access fair credit, housing, and homeownership. Demos strongly opposes efforts to undermine this longstanding enforcement tool.
One New York State bill would interrupt the cycle of discrimination that comes with employment credit checks.
This presentation outlines the ways that student debt both contributes to, and is a cause of, America’s historic and persistent racial wealth divide.
Over 100 community, civil rights, consumer, and student advocacy organizations urge House and Senate leadership to insist on student debt cancellation for all borrowers during negotiations over the next coronavirus relief package.
Written testimony of Demos President K. Sabeel Rahman before the US House of Representatives Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law
Letter from 31 civil rights, consumer, and community organizations urging the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) to issue a recommendation that credit information no longer be used to determine eligibility for, or the cost of, auto or home insurance.
Written testimony of Demos Associate Director of Policy and Research, Amy Traub before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services