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PPI WEEKLY WRAP-UP: Taxing Broadband, China’s Currency Depreciation, & Innovation Struggles

TAXING BROADBAND: In a piece for Forbes on Thursday, PPI Senior Fellow Hal Singer argues against the FCC taxing broadband in order to subsidize it….

POLITICO: New Democrats plan ‘assertive’ new presence in House

The New Democrat Coalition sees opportunities this fall on taxes, trade, Medicare and others. by Lauren French, POLITICO In the hierarchy of the House, moderate…

Does the FCC’s Open Internet Order Survive a Cost-Benefit Test? These 13 Economists Don’t Think So.

Yesterday, a stellar constellation of regulatory economists—including three economists affiliated with the Progressive Policy Institute—submitted an amicus brief to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals,…

What New Data Says about Debt-Free College

New data shows that young people who don’t fit within the current college system are facing great hardship in today’s workforce. This sheds valuable insight…

Chuka Umunna: These are “perilous times” for the Left

On Wednesday, PPI hosted a lunch event at the National Press Club, “Progressives for Innovation and Growth: A Transatlantic Conversation,” on the economic challenge facing…

PPI Statement on Iran Nuclear Deal

Progressive Policy Institute President Will Marshall today released the following statement after the announcement of a landmark nuclear agreement between the United States, Iran, and…

LeBron James and the Do-Something Democrats: Support for Democrats “In the Arena” on Trade

In this year’s NBA Finals, LeBron James cemented his reputation as one of the greatest basketball players of all time­—becoming the first player in Finals…

Mandel: Eliminating an Obsolete Regulation at the FCC (Updated)

Update (6/11/15): PPI applauds the FCC’s adoption of the “effective competition” order on June 2 (explained below). This order acknowledges the reality that on most cable systems,…

PPI Applauds Senate Passage of TPA

PPI applauds the Senate for passing Trade Promotion Authority and taking a key step in assuring that America continues to be a global leader in…