Amy Traub is associate director of policy and research at Demos. She is the author of "The Plastic Safety Net: Findings from the 2012 National Survey on Credit Card Debt of Low- And Middle-Income Households," and "Discrediting America: The Urgent Need To Reform The Nation's Credit Reporting Industry," among other reports and research.
For years, states have cut school funding while reducing taxes on corporations. But teachers and workers are fighting back.Amy TraubMar 09, 2018
A massive force is deployed against one, but not the other. (Guess which.)Amy TraubJun 23, 2017
Walmart workers have been fasting in the weeks leading up to Black Friday, demanding a living wage.Amy TraubNov 25, 2015
The new law prohibits the discriminatory screening process, which disproportionately affects the poor and communities of color.Amy TraubJul 09, 2015