Issues

Holding out hope on Iran

Not much has gone right in the Middle East during President Obama’s second term. The White House has been hoping that a nuclear deal with…

The Hill: Title II is wrong way to keep an open Internet

The Progressive Policy Institute was cited in an article in The Hill advising against President Obama’s recent endorsement of Title II reclassification in the net…

Huffington Post: Entrepeneurs: Engines of our Economic Growth

In a piece penned for the Huffington Post by U.S. Representatives Scott Peters (D-Calif. 52), Ron Kind (D-Wis. 3), and Patrick E. Murphy (D-Fla. 18)…

Outdated cable box rule harms the data-driven economy

Innovating in the digital age requires flexible rules that keep pace with the latest technology. This is especially true in the video services market, where…

The Washington Post: Obama’s plan to regulate the Internet would do more harm than good

President Obama’s call this week to regulate the Internet as a public utility is like pushing to replace the engine of a car that runs…

CNBC: More Internet regulation good for consumer?

PPI Chief Economic Strategist Michael Mandel appeared on CNBC’s “Closing Bell” Tuesday to argue that Title II regulation of broadband internet by the FCC would…

NYT: Net Neutrality Debate: Internet Access and Costs Are Top Issues

A policy report by PPI Senior Fellow Hal Singer and Brookings Non-resident Fellow Bob Litan was cited in a New York Times article suggesting that…

NYT: Obama’s Call for Net Neutrality Sets Up Fight Over Rules

PPI Chief Economic Strategist was interviewed by the New York Times in a story detailing President Obama’s recent endorsement of Title II regulation of broadband…

Regulating the Open Internet: A Letter to Pro-growth Progressives

To Whom It May Concern: As Democrats who care about the dual priorities of protecting broadband consumers and stimulating broadband investment, we are gravely concerned…