IdeaLog

Truth-telling the Confederacy

Posted on August 16, 2017

As white supremacists and neo-Nazis crawl out of the woodwork and try to infest our communities with hate, it is important to contest their revisionist history. You know that Trumpism is based on white...

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How to strengthen the “Better Deal” message

Posted on August 1, 2017

Last week, the Senate and House Minority Leaders published op-eds in the New York Times and the Washington Post announcing their new messaging under the banner of “A Better Deal: Better Jobs, Better Wages,...

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How to handle another ten tough questions

Posted on July 20, 2017

This is from our newly-published 3rd Edition of Voicing Our Values, which you can read here. The following questions are phrased from a relatively hostile point of view. Whether the questioner is actually hostile or...

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PLI Bulletin

Truth-telling the Confederacy, Paid Sick Days, Sound Tax Policy and More

Posted on August 16, 2017

White Supremacists Are Terrorists Resolution: The Illinois Senate adopted a resolution that condemns violence and intimidation by white supremacist organizations and calls on law enforcement agencies to protect Americans from such groups in the...

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Too Young to Test, Better Deal Messaging, Brand-New Books and More

Posted on August 2, 2017

Too Young to Test Act: There is far too much reliance on standardized testing in public schools, hurting schoolchildren, teachers and administrators. Federal law requires testing in grades 3-8 and once in high school,...

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Data Privacy Protection, Paid Sick Days, Carbon Farming and More

Posted on July 20, 2017

Data Privacy Protection Act: The private records of millions of people have been compromised by individuals and corporations that have failed to protect electronic records in a manner consistent with industry standards. The Data...

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In the News

PLI’s work featured in Glamour Magazine

Posted on July 27, 2017

Abortion Rights Are Under Attack, but Some States Are Fighting Back By Lily Herman It’s no secret that President Donald Trump, his administration, and Republican lawmakers are trying to dismantle women’s reproductive rights in 2017....

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PLI work praised on the Katie Speak Show

Posted on July 24, 2017

Fighting Back At The Texas Legislature: A Conversation With Katie Klabusich by Kit O’Connell [This is a description of part of the show. The entire podcast version is here.] Then, the show’s host, Katie Klabusich, and...

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Story in Popsugar

Posted on June 27, 2017

1 Year After Supreme Court Win For Abortion Rights, What Has Changed? by Lucy Westcott On the morning of June 27, 2016, Aimee Arrambide sat at her computer, constantly refreshing law website SCOTUSBlog and...

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