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WEBINAR: Schools That Excelled During the Pandemic – How and Why They Pivoted Effectively to Remote Learning

https://youtu.be/4nv89AhU6qY On Wednesday, February 24th our Director David Osborne and Associate Director Tressa Pankovits co-moderated an engaging conversation on public schools that have effectively made the switch to remote learning entitled, "Schools That Excelled During the Pandemic: How and Why They Pivoted Effectively to Remote Learning.” The dynamic panel of school leaders included Diane Tavenner (Summit Public Schools), Shatoya Ward…

PODCAST: Joint Episode – Neoliberal Podcast ft. Oregon State Treasurer Tobias Rea‪d

This week's episode is a joint episode of the Neoliberal Podcast and the PPI Podcast, featuring guest host Colin Mortimer of PPI's Center for New Liberalism. Colin sits down with Oregon State Treasurer Tobias Read to talk about the ways Oregon is optimizing its treasury to support and empower Oregonians. Colin and Treasurer Read discuss…

PODCAST: Congresswoman Suzan DelBene on “Getting to Yes”

PPI President Will Marshall welcomes Representative Suzan DelBene of Washington State's First District to this episode of the PPI Podcast. The two discuss the Republican party's identity crisis, the issue of Marjorie Taylor Greene, and the need for the GOP to come to the table on a broad relief package. They also talk about DelBene's…

PODCAST: A Better Public Health Approach to Tobacco

For those concerned about nicotine addiction and tobacco consumption, a ban on flavored tobacco might sound like a good idea. But as Nkechi Taifa explains in this week's PPI Podcast, such bans are going to almost entirely fall onto minority communities. Several states are considering or have already banned flavored tobacco. Nkechi Taifa agrees with…

PODCAST: Congressman Conor Lamb Talks Impeachment, Energy with PPI

PPI President Will Marshall welcomes Congressman Conor Lamb of Pennsylvania's 17th District to the PPI Podcast, just days after Rep. Lamb's dramatic floor speech following the insurrection in the Capitol, in which he lambasted Republicans for supporting the Trump lies that inspired the assault, plus his thoughts on impeaching the president again. Rep. Lamb shares…

PODCAST: How One Tax Might Make Matters Worse

Colin Mortimer, the Director of the Center for New Liberalism, is joined by two special guests. First is Adam Hartke, the co-owner of a music venue in Wichita, Kansas, and the co-chair of the advocacy committee at the National Independent Venues Association. We talk about what it has been like to be a music venue owner…

WEBINAR: Bringing Diversity to Economic Thought – The Mosaic Project

The Progressive Policy Institute is proud to launch The Mosaic Economic Project to create a network of diverse women who are experts in economics and technology – fields where their perspectives are grossly underrepresented. The mission of Mosaic is to train, connect, host and advocate for the participation of women, particularly minority women, in meaningful…

WEBINAR: Advancing the Gains Made by Black and Brown Students in the Next Administration

The Progressive Policy Institute hosted a conversation on how members of the Democratic Party can better protect recent gains made by Black and Brown students while advancing these gains after the 2020 Presidential Election. The conversation surrounded gains made by Black and Brown students, how these gains were made, and more importantly how Democrats can…

PODCAST: Congressman Don Beyer on the Path Out of the COVID-19 Economic Crisis

 PPI President Will Marshall and Ben Ritz from the Center for Funding America's Future are joined by Congressman Don Beyer (VA-8), Vice Chair of the Joint Economic Committee, to talk about the fiscal health of the United States, the path out of the economic crisis caused by COVID-19, the role automatic stabilizers should play…

PODCAST: Conversation with Rep. Sharice Davids and Rep. Scott Peters

Listen on Breaker. Listen on Google Podcasts. Listen on Overcast. Listen on Pocket Casts. Listen on Radio Public. Listen on Spotify. PPI President Will Marshall and Ben Ritz from the Center for Funding America’s Future are joined by Congresswoman Sharice Davis (KS-3) and Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) for a conversation on the fiscal health of…

PODCAST: Should we abolish tax returns? A conversation with Sen. Bob Kerrey

As millions of Americans rush to file their tax returns, former Senator Bob Kerrey joined the Center for New Liberalism and the Progressive Policy Institute’s Paul Weinstein and Alec Stapp to discuss whether or not the US government should adopt return-free filing for individual taxes. The participants discussed the costs and benefits of return-free filing…

WEBINAR: What Worked: Remote Instruction During COVID-19

When America’s schools abruptly closed in March, few had strategies for keeping students engaged. Watch RAS Associate Director Tressa Pankovits, as she moderated a 90-minute interactive discussion with CRPE and Public Impact analysts who co-presented comprehensive new data on how school systems performed, and top educators shared how their teams excelled under pressure. Panelists include:…

PODCAST: Scoring a Better Future — Getting Facts on Credit Scores & How They Work

Join Paul Weinstein, Jr., Senior Fellow at the Progressive Policy Institute in Washington, D.C., and Joanne Gaskin, Vice President of Scores and Analytics at FICO, for a discussion on the changes FICO has made to its models, and how they may impact credit scores, particularly for millennials and GenZ. Or listen to the full audio here without…

WEBINAR: How Telehealth Can Improve Access to and Implementation of Mental Health Services

Fears about the novel coronavirus, the economy, and prolonged self-isolation are taking a toll on Americans and is making us sick. Calls to the federal mental health crisis hotline have increased 900 percent compared this time last year. Telehealth provides an opportunity for Americans to access mental health and essential primary care providers from their…

WEBINAR: Former Governors, Experts Join PPI for Important Health Care Conversation

The coronavirus pandemic has had profound social and economic consequences but it also has moved the national health care debate beyond the narrow focus on universal coverage, to a larger question of how to address the disparities which underlie disease. We’ve seen the disproportionate impact the pandemic has had on underserved populations. Former Governors John…

WEBINAR: How to Address Regulations Suspended During the COVID 19 Crisis

Attempting to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, policymakers at the federal, state, & local levels are suspending or rescinding laws and regulations that hinder timely, sensible responses to the pandemic. The temporary departure from these rules is causing many to question the need to reinstate them post-crisis. A diverse cross-section of scholars has written on…

WEBINAR: $46 Trillion Savings by Moving to Smart Containment

  The United States could save $46 trillion in economic and social losses by moving to a smart containment strategy involving aggressive testing and tracing. That's according to UVA economists Anton Korinek and Zach Bethune, who spoke with PPI's Mike Mandel on our weekly online discussion on Friday. The economic and social benefits from smart…

Tech & Small Business in the Time of COVID-19: A Special Podcast Series from PPI

Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) have been disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. One of the few lifelines for SMBs has been the technology that enables employees to work from home and customers to purchase goods and services online. In a new special podcast series from the Progressive Policy Institute, small businesses owners sit down…

PPI Conference Call | Lasting Consequences: The Positive Impacts of Telehealth

PPI, R Street Institute, and the Alliance for Connected Care discuss the potential of telehealth to reach patients where they are -- at home. Courtney Joslin, Krista Drobac and Michael Mandel shared how the Trump administration has reduced barriers to accessing telehealth, and what states can do to increase access to telehealth services during the…