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How to Make an Infrastructure Bank Work

When President Obama proposed  a national infrastructure bank on Labor Day, he was short on details. How would such a bank work to give coherence…

Do You Know Anyone Who Has Served in the Military?

In late July, I was sitting in a Seattle restaurant with my uncle and his wife.  Our conversation ebbed and flowed among the many problems…

Keeping America on Track: The Future of High-Speed Rail

How should we build high-speed rail in the United States? And how should be pay for it? Do we need dedicated lines and dedicated funding?…

Let the Wine Flow

PPI just released a new policy memo by Jeff Siegel: “Let the Wine Flow: Why Congress Shouldn’t Restrict Free Markets in Beer, Wine, and Spirits.” …

The Eastern European Energy Void: A Case For American Leadership

Parts of Hungary may well still conjure drab images of the Cold War: bleak and desolate wheat fields, maybe a blue-gray sky, skeletons of Soviet-era…

A Crash Course in Infrastructure

Since we at PPI are focused today on infrastructure in advance of our big infrastructure forum Wednesday through Friday, we wanted to share some of…

This Week: The Road Forward on Infrastructure

This week, Progressive Fix will be focused on infrastructure. That’s because the Progressive Policy Institute is co-hosting a major infrastructure forum this Wednesday through Friday…

2nd Annual North America Strategic Infrastructure Leadership Forum

df September 29, 2010 / 9:00 – 10:30 am Panel: Keeping America on Track: The Future of High-Speed Rail Jefferson West Room, Washington Hilton Introductory…

What Ever Happened to Opportunity Capitalism?

The number of billionaires based in New York City increased from to 56 to 57 from 2009 to 2010 and their collective net worth increased…

In Defense of Jon Stewart’s Million Moderate March

Last Monday, I shared my optimism that in Jon Stewart’s “Rally to Restore Sanity” and Michael Bloomberg’s funding of moderate candidates, there was reason to…