IdeaLog

Trumpism is a death cult

Posted on July 1, 2020

With Donald Trump’s supporters jammed together and unmasked, campaign rallies in Tulsa and Phoenix have demonstrated once again just how carelessly Trump and his people treat the global coronavirus pandemic. They truly do not...

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Do any lives matter to conservatives?

Posted on June 17, 2020

At this moment, America faces two huge policy crises: the coronavirus pandemic and the denial of fundamental civil rights. Both are matters of right and wrong, struggles between good and evil. And in both...

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The virus of racism

Posted on June 4, 2020

Originally posted on Twitter by Emilia Strong Sykes, Ohio House Minority Leader As a country, we have two viruses that are disproportionately killing Black people right now: the coronavirus and racism. After the deaths of...

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PLI Bulletin

White Supremacy, Neck Restraints, Coronavirus Surge and More

Posted on July 1, 2020

Neck Restraint Prohibition Act: Many police departments still allow the use of neck restraints of the kind that led to the deaths of George Floyd, Elijah McClain and many others. The Neck Restraint Prohibition...

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Do Lives Matter, Demilitarization of Police, Revenue Shortfalls and More

Posted on June 17, 2020

Demilitarization of Police Act: Many police departments have and use military equipment like machine guns, armored vehicles, night-vision scopes, camouflage fatigues and flash-bang grenades. The Demilitarization of Police Act requires law enforcement agencies to...

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Food Prices, Police, The Virus of Racism and More

Posted on June 4, 2020

Fair Prices for Food Delivery Act: In many cases, excessive charges for food delivery by Internet-based services are killing local restaurants. The Fair Prices for Food Delivery Act prevents third-party food delivery platforms from...

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In the News

Gloria Totten on The Great Battlefield podcast

Posted on March 16, 2020

Developing Progressive Leaders with Gloria Totten of Public Leadership Institute The Great Battlefield podcast interviews Gloria to talk about her career in politics from Political Director at NARAL to founding Public Leadership Institute where...

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PLI in new book, “All Politics Is Local”

Posted on November 20, 2019

A new book, All Politics Is Local: Why Progressives Must Fight for the States, discusses the challenges and opportunities for progressives in state legislatures across the nation. It’s a great book and the Public Leadership...

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USA Today features our Playbook for Abortion Rights

Posted on June 20, 2019

Progressives Borrow Strategy… In the raging legislative battle over women’s reproductive rights, progressive groups have turned to a tactic that for years has helped spread anti-abortion measures – model legislation… In many ways, the...

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