A 21st Century School System in the Mile High City

A 21st Century School System in the Mile High City

Some of the most dramatic gains in urban education have come from school districts using what many call a “portfolio strategy.” Others call it “reinvention,”... More »
The Daily Beast: Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders Are Delusional on Trade Policy

The Daily Beast: Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders Are Delusional on Trade Policy

In this campaign season of populist anger and demagoguery, bad ideas are bubbling to the surface like marsh gas. Among the worst is protectionism, which... More »
CNN: America needs more than populist message

CNN: America needs more than populist message

With Donald Trump and Ted Cruz locked in a bitter battle for the Republican nomination, the stakes in 2016 rise dramatically. The likely victory of... More »
Unleashing Innovation and Growth: A Progressive Alternative to Populism

Unleashing Innovation and Growth: A Progressive Alternative to Populism

As Americans choose a new president in 2016, populist anger dominates the campaign. To hear Donald Trump or Senator Bernie Sanders tell it, America is... More »

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The Daily Beast: The Coming GOP Clown Show in Cleveland Has Responsible Republicans Running the Other Way

When Republicans nominate Donald J. Trump for president in Cleveland next week, it will mark the nadir of their party’s 164-year existence. To go from…

The Hill: New student debt rule could harm taxpayers and spur speculative litigation

President Obama often cites escalating college costs and student debt burdens as major obstacles to upward mobility for many young Americans. He is right, but the White House…

New Ruling Makes Waves in South China Sea

An international court ruled today on a challenge to China’s controversial bid to extend its sovereignty over vast swaths of the South China Sea. The…

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The Daily Beast: The Coming GOP Clown Show in Cleveland Has Responsible Republicans Running the Other Way

When Republicans nominate Donald J. Trump for president in Cleveland next week, it will mark the nadir of their party’s 164-year existence. To go from...

The Hill: New student debt rule could harm taxpayers and spur speculative litigation

President Obama often cites escalating college costs and student debt burdens as major obstacles to upward mobility for many young Americans. He is right, but the White House...

The Daily Beast: Hillary Clinton Will Be Barack Obama’s Third Term

With so much ink spilled on the prospects of a Trump presidency, far less attention is being devoted to the more likely scenario of a...

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The Hill: Trade is popular in swing states, among Democrats

The Hill’s Vicki Needham cited a PPI poll and quoted both PPI President Will Marshall and Senior Fellow for Trade and Global Opportunity Ed Gerwin…

MIT Technology Review: Dear Silicon Valley: Forget Flying Cars, Give Us Economic Growth

Dr. Michael Mandel, PPI’s chief economic strategist, is quoted in David Rotman’s piece about the advances in technology and economic slowdown.  Michael Mandel, an economist…

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PPI Poll: Recent National Survey of Internet Users

On behalf of the Progressive Policy Institute, Public Opinion Strategies & Peter D. Hart completed a live telephone survey of 800 Internet users nationally, May…

Argentina: The Road to the App Economy

All around the world we are seeing the rise of the App Economy—jobs, companies, and economic growth created by the production and distribution of mobile…

Next-Gen Reactors: How Nuclear Innovation Can Support Growth and a Healthy Climate

The U.S. Supreme Court has put President Obama’s Clean Power Plan on hold while lower courts review challenges to the regulation. The ruling is a…

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New Ruling Makes Waves in South China Sea

An international court ruled today on a challenge to China’s controversial bid to extend its sovereignty over vast swaths of the South China Sea. The…