Issues

The Hill: New Caucus Puts Spotlight on UN Peacekeeping

As the United Nations commemorates the 70th anniversary of its founding this week, it can claim a major accomplishment in the 69 peacekeeping operations that…

PRESS RELEASE: PPI Applauds Congress on Trade Votes

Ed Gerwin, Senior Fellow for Trade and Global Opportunity at the Progressive Policy Institute, today released the following statement after passage of Trade Promotion Authority…

Gerwin Discusses Recent Trade Votes on California’s NBC4

Ed Gerwin, PPI Senior Fellow for Trade and Global Opportunity, talks with NBC4′s Conan Nolan about recent trade votes in the House of Representatives and…

The Sacramento Bee: Science, not politics, should drive California regs on BPA

As the presidential campaign season gets underway, it reminds us how much we loath the politics of fear mongering. Half-truths and half-baked policy proposals have…

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…

Weinstein on WBUR: Will Three-Year Colleges Make The Grade?

With college costs rising and many students struggling with loan debt, some colleges are offering three-year bachelor’s degree programs to reduce costs and send graduates…

The Washington Post: Three of Obama’s biggest fights are about to be decided

PPI Chief Economic Strategist Michael Mandel was quoted in The Washington Post regarding the impact of the OECD’s BEPS rules on U.S. jobs and tax revenue: An…

NEWSMAX: Mandel: Obama’s Support of Global Tax Reform Is Big Loser for US

PPI Chief Economic Strategist Michael Mandel was quoted in NEWSMAX regarding the impact of the OECD’s BEPS rules on U.S. jobs and tax revenue: The…

Al Jazeera America: Bill Clinton’s legacy re-examined as Hillary Clinton ramps up campaign

PPI President Will Marshall was quoted in a piece by Al Jazeera America regarding the influence of Bill Clinton’s legacy as President on Hillary Clinton’s campaign: Others…

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,…