IdeaLog

$15 minimum wage is great politics

Posted on February 24, 2021

Some “moderate” political leaders are shying away from a $15 per hour minimum wage because they have the impression that, politically, it’s a bridge too far. They’re wrong! A $15 minimum wage is popular...

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Mainstream America is now substantially progressive

Posted on February 10, 2021

The media likes to say that President Biden is a centrist who is moving left to satisfy his base. That is nonsense. Progressivism has become the center of American politics; polls show that voters...

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Right now, what do conservatives stand for?

Posted on January 27, 2021

Establishment conservatives should want to be rid of Donald Trump. It could help them recover conservativism from the Trumpist MAGA movement. Those conservatives should know that Trumpism is dangerous to friend and foe alike,...

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PLI Bulletin

Memes, Right to Marry, Worker Power and More

Posted on February 24, 2021

Right to Marry Constitutional Amendment: It is appropriate to replace existing provisions that purport to prohibit same-sex marriage with an affirmative right. The Right to Marry Constitutional Amendment recognizes that the fundamental right to...

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Mainstream America, Redistricting, Drug Prices and More

Posted on February 10, 2021

Prescription Drug Affordability Act: State agencies already review and approve costs for such things as health insurance and hospital rates. The Prescription Drug Affordability Act establishes a Board to review and establish certain prescription...

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Impeachment, False Reporting, 2021 Agenda and More

Posted on January 27, 2021

Malicious False Reporting Relief Act: While false reporting to law enforcement authorities is a crime, it often goes unprosecuted. The Malicious False Reporting Relief Act allows people to bring a civil action against someone...

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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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