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Don’t Listen to the Polls: Why Obama Has More Room for Foreign Activism Than Polls Suggest

It’s become a truism that Americans have turned so far inward that they will not tolerate national security initiatives that carry a risk of major costs…

A Brief History of Internet Regulation

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Proposals to regulate the Internet are often presented as “new” solutions to deal with modern problems, but the most significant of these proposals,…

Ending the Endless Election Season

National elections in the United States now stretch out over nearly 24 months, with each new electoral cycle seeming to start up almost as soon…

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KPCC: What growing divisions within Democratic Party over Syria, Iraq mean for the party

Will Marshall discussed Hillary Clinton’s recent interview with the Atlantic’s Jeffery Goldberg and the tensions within the Democratic Party on KPCC’s Airtalk with Larry Mantle….

POLITICO: Can Hillary Fix Obama’s Mess?

On Barack Obama’s watch, Democrats have defined their international outlook largely in reactive and negative terms. The president has focused on fixing his predecessor’s mistakes,…

Time: Obama Can Ignore Public Opinion on Foreign Policy

National security works differently than domestic issues, and actually leaves the White House broad latitude to act and lead abroad–as long as its efforts produce…

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Giving up on economic growth?

Growth should be at the centre of the social democratic agenda. Raising levels of economic security and equality are important goals, but it’s economic growth…

PPI President Joins Bipartisan Group of U.S. Representatives to Unveil Regulatory Improvement Commission Proposal

WASHINGTON—Progressive Policy Institute (PPI) President Will Marshall today joined Representatives Patrick Murphy (D-Fla.), Mick Mulvaney (R-S.C.) and a bipartisan group of House members to unveil…

The Case for Pro-growth Progressivism

The many unanticipated events seen over the past 20 years should leave us with some humility about our ability to identify coming political and economic…

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