IdeaLog

The pillars of Trumpism are hate, lies and destruction

Posted on June 2, 2021

Whether or not Donald Trump runs for office again, most conservative voters have swallowed the ideology of Trumpism hook, line and sinker. Nevertheless, a significant percentage of conservatives reject the Big Lie and can...

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The Big Lie is a historic opportunity

Posted on May 19, 2021

Right to the point: First, we should do everything we can to get conservative policymakers clearly on record in support of “The Big Lie.” Second, call it “The Big Lie” even after you’re sick...

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It seems SCOTUS intends to wreck state and local gun laws

Posted on May 5, 2021

The Supreme Court just announced that it will take a case designed to dangerously expand Second Amendment “rights.” The case is called New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. Corlett and it would...

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PLI Bulletin

Police Deception, Carbon Pricing, Pillars of Trumpism and More

Posted on June 2, 2021

Police Deception Prohibition Act: It is not unusual for police to try to trick people into a confession by claiming they know something they don’t. The Police Deception Prohibition Act prevents police from tricking...

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Anti-Doxing, Roe v. Wade, The Big Lie and More

Posted on May 19, 2021

LGBT Panic Defense Prohibition Act: People who assault LGBT people often suggest that surprise realization of the victim’s LGBT status was to blame for the attacker’s “panicked” violent reaction. The LGBT Panic Defense Prohibition...

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Racial Profiling, Gun Laws, Teaching Profession Playbook and More

Posted on May 5, 2021

Racial Profiling Prevention Act: Almost every day, the news brings us another example of racial profiling by police. Obviously, nobody should be treated more harshly by police because of their actual or perceived race,...

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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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