IdeaLog

A proactive strategy shifts the debate

Posted on April 7, 2021

Whether your jurisdiction is red, blue or purple, progressives need to go on the offensive. We must make the development of proactive policy a central component of our work. We must drive bold, proactive...

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Progressive Values that Persuade

Posted on March 24, 2021

Progressives have a fairly consistent agenda; we know what we stand for. But we don’t always do the best job persuading typical Americans that we’re on their side. That’s because we tend to speak...

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The coming battle of extreme versus mainstream

Posted on March 10, 2021

The 2022 Republican primary elections will be a bloodbath. The MAGA crowd is going to massacre not just moderates, but anyone who is unwilling to support Trump’s shameless lies. The resulting Marjorie Taylor Greene...

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PLI Bulletin

Proactive Strategy, Messaging Online, Right to Repair and More

Posted on April 7, 2021

Digital Right to Repair Act: By requiring manufacturers to make information available to owners and independent repair providers, the Digital Right to Repair Act ensures that, on fair and reasonable terms, owners are able...

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Progressive Tactics, Values, Rules of Persuasion and More

Posted on March 24, 2021

Protection Against Unlawful Evictions Act: There has been a stunning number of illegal evictions resulting from COVID-19. The Protection Against Unlawful Evictions Act creates an expedited timeline for courts to hear and remedy illegal...

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Disinformation, Mainstream Values, Early Warning Systems and More

Posted on March 10, 2021

Protection Against Guns in State Buildings Act: Hate groups are threatening legislatures and government offices across the nation. The Protection Against Guns in State Buildings Act makes it illegal, with a few exceptions, to...

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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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