Schema-Root.org logo

 

  cross-referenced news and research resources about

 Progressive Policy Institute

Schema-Root.org logo
images:  google   yahoo YouTube
spacer

updated Sun. May 6, 2018

-
Michael Mandel of the Progressive Policy Institute points out that online shopping saves consumers the time involved in driving to a store and looking for a product — and shifts all that (unpaid) labor to (paid) workers in its fulfillment centers and drivers. This is a good deal all around, especially if Mandel is ...
Michael Mandel of the Progressive Policy Institute points out that online shopping saves consumers the time involved in driving to a store and looking for a product — and shifts all that (unpaid) labor to (paid) workers in its fulfillment centers and drivers. This is a good deal all around, especially if Mandel is ...

New York is also at a competitive advantage in attracting and retaining digitally driven businesses. A recent study, by the Progressive Policy Institute, highlighted the unique advantages of living and doing business here, including access to transportation, a large skilled work force, educational institutions, ...
... the bill sends the wrong message to tech and med-tech startups that might be considering moves to Rhode Island. The state needs to show that it cares about and is supporting innovation, rather than restricting it. Arielle Kane is director of health-care policy at the Progressive Policy Institute, a think tank ...
The group touts support to narrow the definition from the Progressive Policy Institute, in addition to conservative groups like the Competitive Enterprise Institute and the American Action Forum. Bipartisan think tank Third Way, while not supporting a full rollback to the most narrow definition of joint employer, ...
Three students stabbed in one week. That's how 2018 began for New Rochelle High School in Westchester, New York. These school stabbings came just months after the highly publicized, fatal stabbing of a student at Urban Assembly School for Wildlife Conservation in the Bronx. As Americans try to ...

The Center for American Progress, a progressive policy institute, last month issued a report that gave Michigan a 'C' for its elections security. Michigan was ahead of other states because it has top-tier elections equipment, but given low marks for post-election procedures that could spot tampering if it ...
On March 1, after weeks of “absolute chaos” within his administration, Trump held a hastily arranged “listening session” with metals executives. Trump announced — to the surprise of his staff — that he'd be imposing import tariffs of 25 percent on steel and 10 percent on aluminum, and that these tariffs ...
Trump's comments on retail-sector impact were also challenged by a recent Progressive Policy Institute report suggesting the e-commerce sector is adding jobs faster than the general retail sector is losing them. In the decade following 2007, e-commerce added 355,000 jobs while general retail lost 51,000, ...
Last week, on Jan. 23, the Progressive Policy Institute recommended that the lowest corporate tax rate be reserved for companies that undertake responsibilities as good corporate citizens. For example, they would award the rate to companies that become “benefit corporations,” a new type of entity that ...
Additional notables include Governor of New Jersey Chris Christie, former Lt. Governor of Idaho David Leroy, former President of the Progressive Policy Institute Robert Shapiro, military officers, members of state legislatures, Foreign Service officers, top congressional staff, healthcare providers and ...
That doesn't sit well with Michael Mandel, a physician, chief economic strategist for the Progressive Policy Institute and senior fellow at Wharton's Mack Institute for Innovation Management at the University of Pennsylvania, who says the ban would “deny Pennsylvanians a critical service.” “First, there's no ...
Michael Mandel, an economist at the Progressive Policy Institute, a think-tank, says it may be because the company's warehouses are in areas that have been “left behind”. But on most economic measures—including wages, unemployment and poverty—counties with Amazon warehouses are no different ...
Congratulations also to Rob Keast who is the new Vice President of External Affairs at the Progressive Policy Institute (PPI). The Progressive Policy Institute is a catalyst for policy innovation and political reform based in D.C. Its mission is to create pragmatic ideas for moving America beyond ideological and ...
Additional notables include Governor of New Jersey Chris Christie, former Lt. Governor of Idaho David Leroy, former President of the Progressive Policy Institute Robert Shapiro, military officers, members of state legislatures, Foreign Service officers, top congressional staff, healthcare providers and ...
Michael Mandel, an economist at the Progressive Policy Institute, a think-tank, says it may be because the company's warehouses are in areas that have been “left behind”. But on most economic measures—including wages, unemployment and poverty—counties with Amazon warehouses are no different ...
The Progressive Policy Institute has added Anne Kim as director of domestic and social policy. She previously wrote for The Washington Monthly. SPOTTED: Former House Speaker John Boehner, who's now a senior strategic adviser at Squire Patton Boggs, having a cigarette and a glass of wine on Friday ...

"This is about the evolution of retail," said Michael Mandel, chief economic strategist at the Progressive Policy Institute. "The rise of e-commerce is leading to higher wages." Walmart said the wage increase benefits all hourly U.S. workers at its stores, including Sam's Club. But the company also is closing some Sam's Club ...
... orders more than store jobs pay. Job postings at an Amazon warehouse in Ohio, for example, offer a starting pay of $14.50 an hour. "This is about the evolution of retail," said Michael Mandel, chief economic strategist at the Progressive Policy Institute. "The rise of e-commerce is leading to higher wages." ...
"This was a crazy Hail Mary pass in the first quarter of a game on an issue which ... calls for a long, solid ground game," said Paul Bledsoe, a former consultant at the Energy Department under President Obama, and now a strategic adviser at the Progressive Policy Institute. "Perry looks like a very poor ...
"For a long period, these retail jobs were just terrible on average," said Michael Mandel, chief economic strategist at the Progressive Policy Institute. "Retail stores have been following one strategy: high turnover, low wages. That strategy is no longer viable." Mandel sees hope in technology, which he says ...
“For a long period, these retail jobs were just terrible on average,” said Michael Mandel, chief economic strategist at the Progressive Policy Institute. “Retail stores have been following one strategy: high turnover, low wages. That strategy is no longer viable.” Mandel sees hope in technology, which he says ...
Zachary Kahan is joining the House Energy & Commerce Committee's staff as the Democratic outreach and member services coordinator. He was previously the advocacy and PAC manager for the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. — The Progressive Policy Institute has added Rob ...
And we all need to respect and honor workers who play such a pivotal role in our children's and America's future. Andrew L. Yarrow, a senior fellow with the Progressive Policy Institute whose fifth book will be published next year, has written extensively on issues relating to economic security. To comment ...
The most recent HousingWire cover story revolves, and goes much deeper (paywall), into this very same issue. On a related topic, the Progressive Policy Institute recently held a luncheon, see the video below, with experts to try to find if efforts to move past FICO would really help serve underserved markets ...
"Subsequent clarifications may be in the offing from the White House, probably not," Will Marshall, the president and founder of the centrist and pragmatic Progressive Policy Institute, told Salon. "It sounds to me as though he may be saying that if he gets $25 billion then you know some of it will go for fencing ...
Alternatively, whatever tax survives will not be directed to benefit less privileged students. Either outcome would be a wasted chance to expand opportunity for more Americans. Anne Kim is a senior fellow at the nonprofit Progressive Policy Institute (PPI) and senior writer at the Washington Monthly.
In interviews around the country, Osborne, now director of the Progressive Policy Institute's Reinventing America's Schools Project, repeats the same message he delivered on C-Span's Book TV. He told an interviewer that New Orleans' schools were “famously bad, corrupt, awful” before Katrina prompted the state to take ...
Michael Mandel, chief economic strategist at the Progressive Policy Institute, calls it the “pebbles in the stream” effect. Just as no single pebble will affect the flow of a stream, for the most part, no single regulation will hinder economic expansion. But throw in enough small pebbles, and you'll dam up a ...
... to renewable wind power puts him well to the right of Secretary Tillerson, who as a former CEO of Exxon had to at least admit climate science and the viability of renewable energy," said Paul Bledsoe, a strategic adviser at the Progressive Policy Institute and a former Clinton White House climate adviser.
California State Auditor Elaine Howle wants University of California regents to consider disciplining university employees who repeatedly interfered with a state audit, tried to hide their actions, misled investigators and withheld requested information until threatened with court action, according to a private ...
... served most recently as the chief of staff and vice president of the Center for American Progress, a non-partisan, progressive policy institute.
Upon introduction, the bill also drew immediate bipartisan support from the Progressive Policy Institute and the Republican Main Street ...
Michael Mandel, an economist at the Progressive Policy Institute, calculates that the number of e-commerce and warehousing jobs has leapt by ...
Michael Mandel, an economist at the Progressive Policy Institute, calculates that the number of e-commerce and warehousing jobs has leapt by ...
Michael Mandel, an economist at the Progressive Policy Institute, calculates that the number of e-commerce and warehousing jobs has leapt by ...
... this,” said Michael Mandel, chief economic strategist at the Progressive Policy Institute in Washington, D.C. “These fulfillment-center jobs are ...
Michael Mandel, an economist at the Progressive Policy Institute, calculates that the number of e-commerce and warehousing jobs has leapt by ...
But Michael Mandel, an economist with the Progressive Policy Institute, says that size of expansion is unsustainable. "These jobs are not for free," he says.
The Progressive Policy Institute — which champions e-commerce, and which the Times cited in its story — found that online retail creates jobs ...
Will Marshall, the president of the Progressive Policy Institute, recently launched a new group called New Democracy. It held an event here in ...
But Michael Mandel, an economist with the Progressive Policy Institute, says that size of expansion is unsustainable. "These jobs are not for free," he says.
But Michael Mandel, an economist with the Progressive Policy Institute, says that size of expansion is unsustainable. "These jobs are not for ...
Michael Mandel for the Progressive Policy Institute: Since mid-2011, the import price of goods from China has fallen by 4 percent. That's the ...
Paul Bledsoe is a strategic advisor at the Progressive Policy Institute and a former staff member of the U.S. Senate Finance Committee.
The Times' source for this statistic was the Progressive Policy Institute, an organization that the newspaper described as a “left-leaning think tank.” What's perhaps interesting about the Amazon story is just how uninteresting it actually was. Amazon is one of the most valuable companies in the world, so ...
Michael Mandel of the Progressive Policy Institute noted that faster economic growth “with an expanding winners circle” should be good news for both political parties. E-commerce is revolutionizing retail, Mandel said, which will mean higher wages, better services and growth in previously depressed areas ...
When Democrats win big like they did in the early November elections, Republicans understandably get nervous. But there's another political faction that has something to fret about: folks who've aligned themselves with what's come to be called "education reform”: the embrace of school privatization, ...
... president of the University of California, listens to a speaker during a discussion organized by The Progressive Policy Institute (PPI) on the ...
Now Osborne leads the Progressive Policy Institute and is advocating for education reform through charter schools. WWNO's Jess Clark sat ...


 

news and opinion


 


 


 


 


schema-root.org

     progressive policy institute

think tanks:
     cato institute
     ekklesia
     free market
     loka
     progressive policy institute
     rand
     sipri
     site institute