IdeaLog

How to talk about abortion rights now

Posted on May 4, 2022

Thanks to the Supreme Court, abortion has become one of the top political issues in America. If you’re involved in federal or state elections in any way, be ready. Even local officials will have...

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Vacant offices bring major policy problems

Posted on April 20, 2022

Among workers whose jobs can mostly be done at home or another remote location, about 60 percent now prefer they not come back to the office. The coming transition of millions of jobs away...

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Five most common mistakes in political persuasion

Posted on April 6, 2022

Progressive activists generally know how to talk to each other. That’s what we do every day! But the language and approaches we use with each other don’t work on persuadable Americans. 1) Don’t let...

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PLI Bulletin

Abortion Messaging, Economic Populism, Basic Polling and More

Posted on May 4, 2022

Protection Against Unfair Non-Compete Clauses Act: There is widespread abuse of non-compete clauses in employment contracts—even fast-food workers, personal care aides and janitors are being forced to sign them. Several states now prohibit such...

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Media Coverage, Corporate Taxes, Vacant Offices and More

Posted on April 20, 2022

Qualified Providers of Abortion Act: Both medication and aspiration abortion procedures are extremely safe. The Qualified Providers of Abortion Act allows Advanced Practice Clinicians—nurse practitioners, certified nurse-midwives and physician assistants—to perform such abortions. Anticipating...

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Common Mistakes, STAR Program, Calculated Insanity and More

Posted on April 6, 2022

Fair Minimum Wage Act: Nearly every progressive ought to be making the minimum wage a centerpiece of debate in 2022. An increase is always popular, and now more than ever it’s sorely needed since...

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In the News

PLI President Gloria Totten in the New York Times

Posted on December 1, 2021

Where the Pro-Choice Movement Went Wrong, New York Times, December 1 …Having lost at the Supreme Court, anti-abortion organizations set out to restrict abortion in cities and states. By the late 1970s, the leading...

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The Lily features the Playbook for Abortion Rights

Posted on October 21, 2021

The Lily, published by The Washington Post, ran a story headlined “Lawmakers are racing to mimic the Texas abortion law in their own states” which includes PLI’s Playbook for Abortion Rights. That section of...

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New York enacts a PLI model

Posted on October 13, 2021

New York Governor Kathy Hochul recently signed legislation (S.343-A/A.3412-A) classifying certain threats to report a person’s immigration status as extortion or coercion under New York law. As acknowledged in the Governor’s statement about the...

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