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  • How Democrats Gave Us Trump’s Immigration Nightmare

    17 août 2017
    New Republic | Clio Chang After 9/11, George W. Bush turned immigration into a national security issue. He created the ICE and U.S. Customs and Border Protection, folding them both into the Department of Homeland Security. It was based “on the myth that our country would be more safe if we (...)
  • The battle over identity politics, explained

    17 août 2017
    Vox | German Lopez “Class has always been racially determined in this country,” Heather McGhee, president of the left-leaning public policy group Demos, told me. “In a country where you can have a credo of equality and social mobility and the ability of any man to rise as far as his talents and (...)
  • The share of student loan borrowers owing more than $20,000 has doubled

    17 août 2017
    Market Watch | Jillian Berman The share of student loan borrowers who entered repayment owing $20,000 or more doubled — from 20% to 40% — between 2002 and 2014, according to a report published Wednesday by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. What’s more, the share of borrowers entering (...)
  • Testimony of Amy Traub, Before NYC Commission on Human Rights RE : recommended provisions to Stop Credit Discrimination in Employment Act

    17 août 2017 — Testimony
    August 17, 2017 http://www.demos.org/sites/default/files/publications/NYC%20credit%20check%20rules%20testimony%208-17-17.pdf Author: Amy Traub Dear Deputy Commissioner Sussman, Dēmos appreciates the opportunity to offer comments on proposed rules to amend New York City’s Stop Credit (...)
  • The Voter Purge Crusade That Preceded Trump’s Sketchy Elections Commission

    16 août 2017
    Talking Points Memo | Tierney Sneed The groups have stepped up their game, and more recently have targeted counties and states known to play crucial roles in elections. They also began attracting the attention of major voting rights groups like Demos and the League of Women Voters, which (...)
  • Immigration and White Supremacy

    15 août 2017, par Katherine Culliton-González
    Over the last few days, national headlines, social media posts and local news segments have been dominated by reports of racist slogans and the terrorism of w read more
  • Demos Statement on Charlottesville Violence

    12 août 2017
    Release Date: August 12, 2017 New York (August 12, 2017) — In response to today’s violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, Tamara Draut, Vice President of Policy and Research at the public policy organization Demos, released the following statement. “The hate that roiled Charlottesville last night (...)
  • Everything White People Think About Affirmative Action Is Wrong

    10 août 2017
    The Root | Michael Harriot I’ve met a lot of white people who believe that black students get so much financial aid and scholarships that they don’t have to pay for college. [...] read more
  • The Trump administration just came out in support of Ohio's voter purges

    9 août 2017
    Vox | Garet Williams But the A. Philip Randolph Institute, an African-American trade union group, the Northeast Ohio Coalition for the Homeless, and Larry Harmon, a man who was purged from the rolls, are suing the state over the law. read (...)
  • In New York City, a Progressive Solution to Transit Woes

    8 août 2017, par Connie Razza
    Prospects are grim for passing through Congress a progressive federal infrastructure spending plan that prioritizes direct, public investment over corporate giveaways, considers racial and gender equity, and addresses the needs of disadvantaged communities. read (...)

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