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Will Marshall

Will Marshall is the president of the Progressive Policy Institute.

The Daily Beast: Will Iran Get a Better Deal Than U.S. Oil?

As Congress takes up the Iran nuclear deal next month, it ought to confront this paradox: The agreement allows the Iranians to do something Americans…

CNN: Why we need the 3-year college degree

In rolling out an ambitious higher education plan this month, Hillary Clinton put a genuine national dilemma — America’s ballooning student debt crisis — at…

RealClearBooks: Who Will Break the Spell of Polarization?

Republicans are frequently blamed for America’s intensifying political polarization, and not without cause. Surveys show that they have moved farther to the right than Democrats…

CNN: A nuclear deal with Iran is better than no deal

Americans who didn’t get their fill of fireworks over the July Fourth holiday can expect more pyrotechnics this week if U.S.-led talks in Austria’s capital…

The Daily Beast: California Democrats Should Heed Obama on Trade, Not Labor

If any state ought to be pro-trade, it’s California. America’s second-largest exporter, after Texas, the Golden State boasts 840 miles of coastline rimming the burgeoning…

Marshall for CNN: Can Cameron hold U.K. together?

In what must surely rank as the oddest British election in memory, the Conservative Party has won a smashing victory. But so did its nemesis,…

Marshall for CNN: Suddenly Britain looks like Italy

Staid old Britain suddenly looks more like Italy. No less than seven parties are vying for seats in the parliamentary election taking place Thursday, a…

CNN: Why trade is in the national interest

Withstanding intense pressure from anti-trade “progressives” — an oxymoron if ever there was one — Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Oregon, has struck a deal with Congressional Republicans to…

PPI Returns from 2015 Digital Trade Mission to Europe

Dear Friend, We’re just back from Europe, where last week PPI led a bipartisan delegation of Congressional staff on a four-day swing through three capitals:…

The Iran deal and collective security

A buoyant President Obama announced on April 2 “a historic understanding with Iran” to defang its nuclear program. Chalk one up for the president’s oft-criticized…