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Sabeel Rahman

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Sabeel Rahman is president of Demos, a dynamic think-and-do tank that powers the movement for a just, inclusive, multiracial democracy. Through cutting-edge policy research, inspiring litigation, and deep relationships with grassroots organizations, Demos champions solutions that will create a democracy and economy rooted in racial equity. Rahman is also an associate professor of law at Brooklyn Law School and the author, most recently, of Democracy Against Domination (Oxford University Press, 2016). His academic research focuses on issues of democracy, economic power, law, and inequality, and he has worked extensively with a range of think tanks, advocacy organizations, and foundations to develop novel approaches to addressing these issues in practice. His writing has appeared in the Atlantic, the New Republic, the Boston Review, the Washington Post, Dissent, and other venues. He earned his law degree and doctorate at Harvard University, and his master’s degrees at the University of Oxford where he was a Rhodes Scholar.

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