Sean McElwee
Sean McElwee

Sean McElwee is a Research Associate at Demos.

April 20, 2016

Three Charts Show Just How Much the Racial Views of Young Liberals Have Changed

Black Lives Matter is making a difference.

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Jan. 20, 2016

3 Charts Show How Young Donors Could Change the Political Landscape

A new generation is opening their wallets.
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Sept. 15, 2015

If Anyone Ever Tells You Your Vote Doesn't Matter, Show Them This

It matters more than you think.
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June 19, 2014

Japan Brought an End to Gun Violence by Doing What The U.S. Won't

America, it's time for a lesson.
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April 1, 2014

Young People Are Rising Up Around the World, but Not in America — Here's Why

There's a new story that needs telling.
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Jan. 29, 2014

Fact Check: What Republicans Got Wrong in Their SOTU Rebuttals

Let's compare the speeches with the data.

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Jan. 16, 2014

Myth: The Fate of Obamacare is In Millennials' Hands

Contrary to what we've been told, Obamacare will not live or die with millennial enrollment.
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Jan. 4, 2014

The Youngest Female Billionaire Shows Exactly What's Wrong With America

Lynsi Torres got rich the American way: by inheriting a fortune.
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Dec. 23, 2013

In Defense Of Onesies — and Pajama Boy

The manly man at 'National Review' don't like them, but onesies are very comfy and you'd probably wear one all day if you could.
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Dec. 16, 2013

Megyn Kelly Gets Jesus' Race — and Everything Else About Him — Wrong

It's not just that Jesus wasn't white. He wouldn't exactly be too keen on Fox News' political agenda.
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Dec. 6, 2013

An Interview With Miles Corak, Grandfather Of the "Great Gatsby Curve"

With Obama pivoting towards inequality, I discuss social mobility and inequality with Canadian economist Miles Corak.

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Nov. 13, 2013

Beltway Insiders Don't Mind Cutting Social Security Benefits For This Simple Reason

These insiders don't have the same interests as middle-class Americans.
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Nov. 11, 2013

The Head Of the World's Richest Hedge Fund Explains Why Democrats Are Right About the Economy

Bridgewater's Ray Dalio sides with the left on some major economic issues.
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Nov. 8, 2013

Congress is Cutting the Deficit in the Worst Possible Way

Congress has zero idea how to effectively manage the nation's deficit. Hint: austerity isn't helping.
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Nov. 6, 2013

The Selfish Reason Republicans Are Trying to Take Down Teachers

Republicans hate raising taxes so much, they'd rather trample on workers' rights.
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Nov. 5, 2013

Bill de Blasio Facts: 5 Crazy, Paranoid Things That Rich New Yorkers Have Said About the Next Mayor

Donald Trump could not be reached for comment, but we imagine he's pretty miffed too.

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Oct. 31, 2013

Watch These Gay Activists Punk One of America's Most Bigoted Senators

Senator Jesse Helms was on the wrong side of history over and over again. Watch him get what he had coming.
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Oct. 28, 2013

Politicians Don't Understand Most Americans, and the Research Proves It

Inequality has created an empathy gap in the U.S. that could have economic consequences for everyone.
Oct. 24, 2013

Obamacare Website Glitches: Save Your Anger For the Media

There's a lot of shouting and finger pointing, but anger over the Obamacare website glitches is misdirected, at best.
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Oct. 23, 2013

The Tea Party and GOP Will Never, Ever, Ever Get Back Together

The Tea Party disagree on more than just tactics, they fundamentally disagree on what the government should look like.