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Miles Rapoport

Demos Chief: Why Progressives Should Take Heart

Michael Sigman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Michael Sigman

At a small gathering in Los Angeles last week, Miles Rapoport, president of the 13-year-old progressive think tank Demos, declared that although the U...

The Left Unfiltered

Richard Brodsky | Posted 08.05.2012 | Politics
Richard Brodsky

What comes across TV screens and printed pages as muddy and remote was given a sparkling clarity by an unlikely trio. Demos honored Republican former FDIC chief Sheila Bair, founder of the National Domestic Workers Alliance Ai-Jen Poo, and United Steelworkers President Leo Gerard.

Watch: Demos and The Ayn Rand Center Debate "Government: What Is Its Proper Role?"

Miles Rapoport | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Miles Rapoport

After the 2008 financial crisis and its aftermath a great political divide emerged among many Americans reexamining the direction of our country.

Demos Promotes Participatory Democracy

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Michael Sigman

Miles Rapoport found his true calling in 2001 when he was named president of Demos, a Manhattan-based non-partisan research and advocacy organization gearing up to oppose the myriad right-wing think tanks then dominating Washington.

The Budget Debate for Grownups

Scott Bittle and Jean Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Scott Bittle and Jean Johnson

If we continue doing nothing, in about 35 years, the government will have no money for anything other than Medicare, Social Security and interest on the money we've already borrowed.