Stories by Amy Traub

Amy Traub joined Demos in 2011 and serves as Senior Policy Analyst. She has a broad research focus on consumer debt, job quality and job creation, and policies to build the American middle class. subscribe to Amy Traub's feed

Posted on: Dec 12, 2015, Source:

The latest national jobs report disappoints.

Posted on: Jul 23, 2015, Source:

Years of protest brought desired result.

Posted on: Apr 5, 2014, Source: The Huffington Post

The same company that brings in the most food stamp dollars in revenue has the most employees using food stamps.

Posted on: Jan 11, 2010, Source: DMI Blog

Advocates of workers' rights should be cheered by their alarm.

Posted on: Oct 30, 2009, Source: DMI Blog

The exploitation of undocumented immigrants threatens the wages, benefits and working conditions for all workers, but we're not addressing the root problem.

Posted on: Aug 19, 2008, Source: Drum Major Institute

A new poll from the Drum Major Institute shows that most middle class Americans agree with progressive platforms.

Posted on: Jul 18, 2008, Source: Open Left

The House passes the Saving Energy Through Public Transportation Act.

Posted on: Dec 10, 2007, Source: Drum Major Institute

Amy Traub: Immigration policy should bolster, not undermine, the critical contribution that immigrants make to our economy as workers, entrepreneurs, taxpayers and consumers.

Posted on: Jun 25, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Amy Traub: The Senate votes tomorrow on a bill that can determine the fate of America's middle class (and anyone trying to work his or her way into the middle class).

Posted on: Jun 8, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Amy Traub: In another dysfunctional column David Brooks gets economics, philosophy and plain old reality wrong.

Posted on: Mar 26, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Amy Traub: Insurance companies make money when they don't pay claims...

Posted on: Feb 26, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Amy Traub: The Times' conservative columnist is more concerned with hipster parents' clothes than whether the tax policies of the city support working families

Posted on: Feb 16, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Amy Traub: Bobo in obliviousness...