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  • Net Worth of Latino Renters Drops 22 Percent

    20 octobre 2017, par Algernon Austin
    Latino homeowners’ median net worth increased from 2013 to 2016, but the net worth of Latino renters* declined 22 percent. The median net worth of Latino renters fell from $5,200 to $4,000 (Figure A). Non-Latino renters also had a decline in their median net worth, but only of 9 percent, from (...)
  • Defending Seattle’s Democracy Voucher Program

    18 octobre 2017, par Allie Boldt
    In 2015, by a 26-point margin, Seattle voters passed an initiative that has the potential to transform Seattle elections. The initiative established a first-in-the-nation program that affords Seattle residents with $100 in “democracy vouchers,” which they can distribute to candidates who pledge (...)
  • Florida should help protect Puerto Ricans’ voting rights

    13 octobre 2017
    Miami Herald | Katherine Culliton-González Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico 2 weeks ago, creating devastating damage and a humanitarian crisis for 3.5 million U.S. citizens. read more
  • Voting Rights at the Supreme Court : Demos's Naila Awan on Husted v. APRI

    12 octobre 2017
    Columbia Law School | Sophie Gandler Naila Awan, a civil and human rights attorney at Demos, will discuss her work on Husted v. APRI, the Ohio voting rights case being argued at the Supreme Court this term, and the importance of voting rights to the democratic process. Awan works on litigation (...)
  • Panel to Discuss ‘Universal Basic Income : Contemporary Implications of a Utopian Desire’

    12 octobre 2017
    UMass Amherst The College of Social and Behavioral Sciences is hosting a panel on universal basic income and the implications of technology on the future of job markets on Monday, Oct. 16 at 4 p.m. in the Commonwealth Honors College Events Hall. Panelists are: Connie Razza: Director of (...)
  • U.S. Wealth Inequality Is Extreme and Republican Tax Plans Would Make It Worse

    11 octobre 2017, par Algernon Austin
    While income inequality in the United States is at historically high levels, wealth inequality is even more severe. Wealth—assets minus debts—is increasingly recognized as the most important measure of overall economic well-being. Assets include savings, stocks, bonds, retirements accounts, (...)
  • How So-Called “Right to Work” Laws Aim to Silence Working People

    11 octobre 2017, par Shanae Bass — Explainer
    October 11, 2017 http://www.demos.org/sites/default/files/publications/How%20So-Called%20Right%20to%20Work%20Laws%20Aim%20to%20Silence%20Working%20People.pdf Author: Amy Traub In America, working people have the freedom to band together with their co-workers to negotiate for a fair return on (...)
  • Heather & Garry on Upstanders Season 2

    10 octobre 2017, par Gwyn Ellsworth
    The second season of the Starbucks original series Upstanders features the story of Demos President Heather McGhee and Asheville, North Carolina resident Garry Civitello. read more
  • Heather and Garry on Upstanders Season 2

    10 octobre 2017, par Gwyn Ellsworth
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  • Demos Statement on the Season 2 Premiere of Upstanders, A Starbucks Original Series

    10 octobre 2017
    Release Date: October 10, 2017 New York, NY – Today, Heather McGhee, president of Demos, and Garry Civitello, a resident of Asheville, North Carolina, released the following statement on the premiere of the second season of Upstanders, a Starbucks original series. This season features the story (...)

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