IdeaLog

Get people to wear the damn masks

Posted on May 19, 2020

COVID-19 has killed more than 90,000 Americans so far and, due to his numerous lies and mistakes, Donald Trump is substantially to blame. Let us focus on one particular catastrophic mistake, discouraging Americans from...

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Vote-by-mail is the answer

Posted on May 6, 2020

For many Americans, vote-by-mail will be a matter of life and death come November. There will be no widely available vaccine by then, and even if an anti-viral medicine is proven broadly effective this...

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The essential message against Trump and conservatives

Posted on April 22, 2020

Trump and his conservative allies have trapped themselves in a course of action and a debate that have the potential to destroy them come November, if only progressives understand and engage. Over and over,...

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PLI Bulletin

Insurance Enrollment, Mask Use, COVID-19 Resources and More

Posted on May 20, 2020

Resolution to Facilitate Health Insurance Enrollment for COVID-19 Layoffs: Thousands of residents are losing health insurance because they have been laid off by their employers. The Resolution to Facilitate Health Insurance Enrollment for COVID-19...

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Online Registration, Debt Collection, Coronavirus Resources and More

Posted on May 6, 2020

Online Voter Registration Act: Forty states now allow online registration, something that is essential during a pandemic. The states that do not provide online registration are: AR, ME, MS, MT, NH, NC, ND, SD,...

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Vote by Mail, Sick Leave, the Essential Message and More

Posted on April 22, 2020

Vote by Mail Act: We need to increase voting by mail as much as possible to prevent coronavirus infections and save lives. The Vote by Mail Act requires that all registered voters be mailed...

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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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