Issues

CPP Loses Its Steam

The Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision, has slammed the brakes on President Obama’s Clean Power Plan (CPP). It’s a major setback for the administration,…

Democracy: A New Kind of Public Works

Barack Obama is thinking big as his presidency enters the final stretch. The centerpiece of his last budget, unveiled this week, is a $300 billion…

Financial Times: Democrats struggle to harness economic feelgood factor

Will Marshall, president of the Progressive Policy Institute, said that once Democratic strategists have moved past the primaries and into the general election they will…

Politico: Presidential Politics Loom over TPP Signing

Ed Gerwin, PPI’s senior fellow for trade and global opportunity is quoted in Politico talking about how U.S. elections are effecting TPP negotiations: As the agreement was…

McClatchy: At start of campaign, the last gasp of political parties?

David Lightman quotes PPI President Will Marshall about how political parties are losing their grasp on the American political system: In 2012, average voter turnout…

U.S. News: The Schools of the Future

The first time I visited a Summit Public School, in February 2014, I pulled up in front of a one-story building in an office park….

Dallas Business Journal: Texas finds roughly half of its mobile application-related jobs in DFW

The Dallas Business Journal cites data collected by PPI’s chief economic strategist Michael Mandel on the growth of App Economy jobs in Dallas, Texas: The Progressive Policy…

The Hill: In TPP review, focus on small business and digital trade

With the release of the full text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement last November, the American people and their representatives now have an…

The Wall Street Journal: Marshall on Anger with Wall Street

In his analysis of how the two parties still do not agree what caused the 2008 financial crisis, Nick Timiraos of The Wall Street Journal quotes PPI…

Schools of the Future: California’s Summit Public Schools

The first time I visited a Summit Public School, in February 2014, I pulled up in front of a long, low, one-story building in an…