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Webinar: Advancing the Gains Made by Black and Brown Students in the Next Administration

The Progressive Policy Institute hosted a conversation on how members of the Democratic Party can better protect recent gains made by Black and Brown students while advancing these gains after the 2020 Presidential Election. The conversation surrounded gains made by Black and Brown students, how these gains were made, and more importantly how Democrats can…

PODCAST: Congressman Don Beyer on the Path Out of the COVID-19 Economic Crisis

 PPI President Will Marshall and Ben Ritz from the Center for Funding America's Future are joined by Congressman Don Beyer (VA-8), Vice Chair of the Joint Economic Committee, to talk about the fiscal health of the United States, the path out of the economic crisis caused by COVID-19, the role automatic stabilizers should play…

PODCAST: Conversation with Rep. Sharice Davids and Rep. Scott Peters

Listen on Breaker. Listen on Google Podcasts. Listen on Overcast. Listen on Pocket Casts. Listen on Radio Public. Listen on Spotify. PPI President Will Marshall and Ben Ritz from the Center for Funding America’s Future are joined by Congresswoman Sharice Davis (KS-3) and Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) for a conversation on the fiscal health of…

PODCAST: Should we abolish tax returns? A conversation with Sen. Bob Kerrey

As millions of Americans rush to file their tax returns, former Senator Bob Kerrey joined the Center for New Liberalism and the Progressive Policy Institute’s Paul Weinstein and Alec Stapp to discuss whether or not the US government should adopt return-free filing for individual taxes. The participants discussed the costs and benefits of return-free filing…

Webinar – What Worked: Remote Instruction During COVID-19

When America’s schools abruptly closed in March, few had strategies for keeping students engaged. Watch RAS Associate Director Tressa Pankovits, as she moderated a 90-minute interactive discussion with CRPE and Public Impact analysts who co-presented comprehensive new data on how school systems performed, and top educators shared how their teams excelled under pressure. Panelists include:…

Webinar: How Telehealth Can Improve Access to and Implementation of Mental Health Services

Fears about the novel coronavirus, the economy, and prolonged self-isolation are taking a toll on Americans and is making us sick. Calls to the federal mental health crisis hotline have increased 900 percent compared this time last year. Telehealth provides an opportunity for Americans to access mental health and essential primary care providers from their…

Former Governors, Experts Join PPI for Important Health Care Conversation

The coronavirus pandemic has had profound social and economic consequences but it also has moved the national health care debate beyond the narrow focus on universal coverage, to a larger question of how to address the disparities which underlie disease. We’ve seen the disproportionate impact the pandemic has had on underserved populations. Former Governors John…

Webinar: How to Address Regulations Suspended During the COVID 19 Crisis

Attempting to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, policymakers at the federal, state, & local levels are suspending or rescinding laws and regulations that hinder timely, sensible responses to the pandemic. The temporary departure from these rules is causing many to question the need to reinstate them post-crisis. A diverse cross-section of scholars has written on…

Podcast: Necessary, but Not Free

On the latest Facing the Future podcast, Concord Coalition Executive Director Bob Bixby, Director of the Progressive Policy Institute’s Center for Funding America’s Future, Ben Ritz, and Fiscal Policy Analyst, Brendan McDermott, joined Concord Coalition's Chase Hagaman for a discussion of PPI’s recent publication titled "A Roadmap to Recovery" and deficit figures from the CBO's monthly budget…

Webinar: $46 Trillion Savings by Moving to Smart Containment

  The United States could save $46 trillion in economic and social losses by moving to a smart containment strategy involving aggressive testing and tracing. That's according to UVA economists Anton Korinek and Zach Bethune, who spoke with PPI's Mike Mandel on our weekly online discussion on Friday. The economic and social benefits from smart…

Tech & Small Business in the Time of COVID-19: A Special Podcast Series from PPI

Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) have been disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. One of the few lifelines for SMBs has been the technology that enables employees to work from home and customers to purchase goods and services online. In a new special podcast series from the Progressive Policy Institute, small businesses owners sit down…

PPI Conference Call | Lasting Consequences: The Positive Impacts of Telehealth

PPI, R Street Institute, and the Alliance for Connected Care discuss the potential of telehealth to reach patients where they are -- at home. Courtney Joslin, Krista Drobac and Michael Mandel shared how the Trump administration has reduced barriers to accessing telehealth, and what states can do to increase access to telehealth services during the…