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01/19/2017 at 23:40. Facebook
"When you're paying people $7.25, you are fundamentally saying to them, 'your labor doesn't matter here." - Tamara Draut, Demos Vice President of Policy and Research

Video: Low Wage Workers and the 'Fight For 15': Part 3

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01/19/2017 at 19:40. Facebook
State attorney generals across the country should stand with Eric Schneiderman and pledge to protect immigrants.

Cities in New York Advised How to Buck a Trump Deportation Push

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01/18/2017 at 20:34. Facebook
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01/18/2017 at 14:46. Facebook
On Congress’ first day back in session, House Republicans tried to gut the Office of Congressional Ethics and were thwarted only by swift and strong blowback from constituents. Now they are attacking the Office of Government Ethics.

Republicans Lash Out at Head of Ethics Office Instead of Pressing Trump to Comply with Constitution

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01/17/2017 at 19:48. Facebook
Our nation’s race relations are fractured, leaving people and our nation with wounds that must be healed. That healing is essential for our nation to fulfill its ideals as a thriving multi-racial democracy fueled common goals and shared purpose.

Healing the Racial Divide

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01/17/2017 at 17:07. Facebook
"Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health is the most shocking and inhuman." - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Study: ObamaCare repeal could leave 32 million without coverage

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01/17/2017 at 16:25. Facebook
Today is the National Day of Racial Healing! Please join us and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation on Twitter at 3 PM this afternoon for a conversation on the racial divisions in this country and how to bridge them.

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01/16/2017 at 15:50. Facebook
Whenever we see injustice, we must combat it with the tenacity of Dr. King. His vision is not yet fulfilled.
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01/13/2017. Facebook
Andrew Puzder's clear disdain for the working class makes him unfit to serve in our government.

Fast Food Workers Denounce Trump’s Labor Nominee as the #AntiLaborSecretary

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01/13/2017. Facebook
Our new report, created in collaboration with LatinoJustice PRLDEF, provides advocates with basic information about available options to effectively address the very real safety and security threats to immigrant communities. Immigrants are equal members of our society and deserve to be treated as such.

Sanctuary, Safety and Community: Tools for Welcoming and Protecting Immigrants Through Local Democracy | Demos

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01/12/2017. Facebook
Tomorrow night, our Vice President of Policy and Research, Tamara Draut, will join Diane Sawyer to examine the new American working class and why it has become so difficult for them to get ahead.
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01/12/2017. Facebook
“I think that the thing that is beautiful about living in this absurdly diverse country of ours is that everyone’s story is amazing. And getting to know Garry and learn what he has overcome in his own life has blown open some stereotypes for me.” - Heather McGhee, Demos President

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01/12/2017. Facebook
Senate Republicans are choosing to sacrifice the well-being of millions of Americans for the sake of political gain.

In the middle of the night,Republicans took a big step toward repealing Obamacare

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01/11/2017. Facebook
Trump’s feeble announcement today failed to address any of his serious conflicts of interest.

Demos Responds to Trump’s Failed Attempt to Resolve Conflicts of Interest | Demos

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01/11/2017. Facebook
The Cabinet hearing for Senator Jeff Sessions continues today. Everything in his history should disqualify him from being Attorney General.

Hearing Highlights: Sessions Questioned on Links to Xenophobia

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01/10/2017. Facebook
Nearly 40 percent of student loan borrowers are either in default or more than 90 days past due on their student loan payments.

Small Loans, Big Risks: Major Consequences for Student Debtors | Demos

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01/10/2017. Facebook
The confirmation hearing for Senator Jeff Sessions is happening right now. Our U.S. Senators have a responsibility to thoroughly vet him given his extremely troubled history with civil rights and immigration laws.

Live coverage of Sessions confirmation hearing

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01/09/2017. Facebook
If anyone requires a thorough vetting, it’s Mr. Sessions, the Republican senator from Alabama who trails behind him a toxic cloud of hostility to racial equality, voting rights, women’s rights, and criminal justice reform.

What Are You Hiding, Jeff Sessions?

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01/06/2017. Facebook
"Are we going to follow those in the Republican Party like Ryan, Romney, and Cruz who put love of power ahead of love of country? Or are we going to have the backbone to stand up for our neighbors who are very much under threat right now?"

How much backbone will we have at this moment?

Demos President Heather McGhee's response to normalizing the election of Donald Trump.

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01/05/2017. Facebook
“As law faculty who work every day to better understand the law and teach it to our students, we are convinced that Jeff Sessions will not fairly enforce our nation’s laws and promote justice and equality in the United States.”

Over 1,200 law scholars urge GOP to reject Sessions AG nomination

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