IdeaLog

Right wing “moon suit” narcissism

Posted on October 7, 2020

There is one overriding story in this election. Conservatives will do anything to hold power, and they just don’t care if people have to die to accomplish that. Emblematic of their narcissism, the Associated...

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A Supreme Court for the rich?

Posted on September 23, 2020

One of the top issues of the day, of course, is a replacement for Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. When progressives talk about the urgency of the moment, we usually focus on the...

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What’s the theme of your campaign?

Posted on September 9, 2020

Whether you’re trying to win an election or pass legislation, your campaign needs a central message that is repeated over and over. It’s your theme. But what makes a great theme and how do...

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PLI Bulletin

Moon Suit Narcissism, Hate Crimes, MeToo Reforms and More

Posted on October 7, 2020

Hate Crimes Prevention Act: Since the 2016 election, we have seen a wave of violence and threats against anyone who disagrees with the radical right. At present, 45 states have some version of a Hate...

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Supreme Court, COVID Hotspots, Reproductive Rights and More

Posted on September 23, 2020

National Popular Vote Agreement Act: Because of states’ winner-take-all systems of selecting who votes in the Electoral College, the popular vote loser was chosen as President of the United States in two of the...

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Campaign Theme, Absentee Ballots, Reinventing School and More

Posted on September 9, 2020

Register New Residents Act: Whenever people move, they should register to vote or update their preexisting voter registration. That’s why Seattle enacted a simple ordinance that requires landlords to provide information on voter registration...

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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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