IdeaLog

Three simple rules to make progressive arguments more persuasive

Posted on August 12, 2020

There has never been a time when it’s more important to persuade our fellow Americans. Right now, we can save one-hundred-thousand Americans from dying of COVID-19. We can win the most crucial presidential election...

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Opening Schools is Nuts

Posted on July 29, 2020

Once more, Donald Trump is politicizing the coronavirus. He and his Education Secretary, Betsy DeVos, are pushing to quickly open schools for regular in-person instruction. He even went so far as to rewrite the...

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Tearing down monuments to the past

Posted on July 16, 2020

Burr: And when you’re gone, who remembers your name? Who keeps your flame? Burr and Men: Who tells your story? Angelica and Women: Who tells your story? The most insightful thing in the play...

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PLI Bulletin

Rules for Persuasion, Mask Wearing, Small Business Relief and More

Posted on August 12, 2020

Access to Public Services for Non-English Speakers Act: More than 60 million Americans speak a language other than English at home. No one should be denied public services or protections because of a limited...

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Fiscal Relief, Stopping Evictions, Opening Schools and More

Posted on July 29, 2020

Health Enterprise Zones Act: Based on a model that proved successful in Maryland, the Health Enterprise Zones Act enables localities and nonprofits to propose plans for underserved geographic areas where health care practitioners may...

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School Reopening, Police Reform, Vote by Mail and More

Posted on July 15, 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 a ballot...

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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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