Zero-Rating: Kick-Starting Internet Ecosystems in Developing Countries

Zero-Rating: Kick-Starting Internet Ecosystems in Developing Countries

The power of the Internet has redefined the global economy for the 21st Century. As of 2014, over three billion people around the world were... More »
The Obama Trade Agenda: Five Things for Progressives to Like

The Obama Trade Agenda: Five Things for Progressives to Like

In his recent State of the Union address, President Obama went all in on international trade. The Administration has already been aggressively pursuing the most... More »
Outdated Regulations Will Make Consumers Pay More for Broadband

Outdated Regulations Will Make Consumers Pay More for Broadband

Self-styled consumer advocates are pressuring federal regulators to “reclassify” access to the Internet as a public utility. If they get their way, U.S. consumers will... More »
Politico Magazine: How to Seize Back the Political Center

Politico Magazine: How to Seize Back the Political Center

For all the roller coaster drama of the battle to control the Senate, the midterm elections won’t really change much. No matter which party ends... More »

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Forbes: Hillary Clinton and Trade: Not a Marriage Made in Heaven

PPI senior fellow for trade and global opportunity, Ed Gerwin, today was quoted in a Forbes piece regarding Hillary Clinton and how Democrats approach to trade: “The problem…

Rotherham: No Congressional District Left Behind

In an op-ed today for U.S. News & World Report, Andrew Rotherham, cofounder and partner at Bellwether Education Partners, intriguingly argues that the best school reform idea is…

A “Bottom Up” Approach to Reducing U.S. Carbon Emissions

With last year’s landmark U.S.-China agreement on climate change, the Obama administration has raised the bar for America when it comes to reducing greenhouse gas…

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The Hill: With Schumer likely next Senate Dem leader, a trend is broken

The announcement that Harry Reid will be retiring from the Senate in 2016, and likely succeeded by Chuck Schumer of New York as Democratic leader,...

U.S. News & World Report: Why Charter Schools Work — Or Don’t

Nothing frosts me more than Diane Ravitch and her friends’ charge that charter schools amount to “corporate reform.” This is such nonsense. The charter movement...

The Hill: The most important talk Clinton gave this week was not about email

This week, Hillary Clinton garnered huge media coverage of her remarks at the United Nations. Yet the truly important comments she made didn’t involve email...

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Forbes: Hillary Clinton and Trade: Not a Marriage Made in Heaven

PPI senior fellow for trade and global opportunity, Ed Gerwin, today was quoted in a Forbes piece regarding Hillary Clinton and how Democrats approach to trade: “The problem…

Washington Post: Setting the record straight on a net neutrality fact check

The Washington Post today set the record straight regarding a fact check it made in January involving a PPI policy report. Since the fact check was…

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Zero-Rating: Kick-Starting Internet Ecosystems in Developing Countries

The power of the Internet has redefined the global economy for the 21st Century. As of 2014, over three billion people around the world were…

The Obama Trade Agenda: Five Things for Progressives to Like

In his recent State of the Union address, President Obama went all in on international trade. The Administration has already been aggressively pursuing the most…

Pipeline Politics: The Keystone Distraction

The decision by Senate and House Republicans to make approval of the Keystone XL Pipeline their first legislative priority has a decidedly retro feel. Much…

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Rotherham: No Congressional District Left Behind

In an op-ed today for U.S. News & World Report, Andrew Rotherham, cofounder and partner at Bellwether Education Partners, intriguingly argues that the best school reform idea is…

Weinstein: March Madness at Time Magazine

Time Magazine (courtesy of the New America Foundation) recently re-published a new way to rank NCAA tournament winners according to their graduation success rates. According…

Oregon Grapples with Broadband Regulation

The FCC’s “Open Internet” order was just released today. Plenty of people are hashing it over, including PPI (see statement here). However, what’s less appreciated is…