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Three Ways The FCC’s Open Internet Order Will Harm Innovation

The Federal Communication Commission’s 2015 Open Internet order threatens innovation in three distinct ways. First, by barring paid priority arrangements, the order undermines innovation in…

The Blame Game: Multinational Taxation in an Era of Knowledge

U.S.-based companies such as Google, McDonalds, Starbucks, Apple, and Mi-crosoft are being attacked by European politicians for not paying their fair share of taxes. For…

The Digital Opportunity: Democratizing Trade for the 99 Percent

Trade critics often charge that proposed trade agreements like the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) essentially serve the one percent—while harming virtually everyone else. But new…

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New York Times: Obama’s Corporate Tax Blunder

YOU probably haven’t heard of the BEPS project — but you soon will. Short for Base Erosion and Profit Shifting, the BEPS Project is the…

The Wall Street Journal: How the FCC Will Wreck the Internet

The Federal Communications Commission injected a considerable amount of uncertainty into the high-tech sector in February when it reclassified Internet service providers (ISPs) as public…

Carew for Republic 3.0: The Case for a Data-Driven FDA

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is fast finding itself at the center of the debate over healthcare regulation in the 21st century. At issue:…

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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,…

Governor Markell for The Atlantic: Americans Need Jobs, Not Populism

In an op-ed for The Atlantic, Governor Jack Markell (D-Del.) argues that instead of raging against a “rigged” system, Democrats should work together with business to…

Don’t Ban Zero-Rating in India

Zero-rating – a practice where mobile operators provide select Internet content for free – is coming under heavy fire in India. Indeed the Indian government…

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Jun
17
The Tech Jobs Boom and Diversity: A Good News, Bad News Story
Progressive Policy Institute Conference Center, Washington DC
Jun
9
The BEPS Effect: How New International Tax Rules Will Kill U.S. Jobs
Dirksen Senate Office Building Room 215, Washington DC
Mar
2
Innovation in a Rules-Bound World: How Regulatory Improvement Can Spur Growth
The Reserve Officer Association Building, Washington DC
Nov
20
The Great Net Neutrality Debate: Should the FCC Ban Paid Prioritization?
2322 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington DC
Jul
3
Mandel to speak at The Internet of Everything Summit in Rome
Roma Eventi-Fontana di Trevi Piazza della Pilotta, 4, Piazza della Pilotta, 4
Jun
18
Reforming the Tax Code: A Transatlantic Perspective
Senate Finance Committee Hearing Room – SD215, Washington DC
May
22
Mandel to speak at Globalization Goes Digital Event
New America Foundation, Washington, DC
Apr
15
Mandel to Speak at National Urban League Event
121 Cannon House Office Building, Washington DC