Progressive Policy Agendas
A panel presented progressive domestic policy initiatives. Shirley Sagawa proposed “An SBA for Non-Profits"' Jason Bordoff… read more
A panel presented progressive domestic policy initiatives. Shirley Sagawa proposed “An SBA for Non-Profits"' Jason Bordoff proposed "Pay-As-You-Drive Car Insurance"; and Lael Brainard proposed a "New Economy Safety Net” for workers displaced by globalization.
Then a panel presented progressive foreign policy initiatives. Lawrence Korb proposed “A Home Guard” to supplement the National Guard; William Galston proposed a “Public Diplomacy Cabinet Post"; and John Irons proposed "Cap and Lease Carbon” rather than cap-and-trade to stop global climate change.
The programs described were among the 20 ideas for the next progressive agenda set forth in the spring issue of Democracy: A Journal of Ideas. Kenneth Baer moderated and participants answered questions following each panel presentation. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Baer, Kenneth S. Co-Founder and Co-Editor Democracy: A Journal of Ideas
- Bordoff, Jason E. Policy Director Brookings Institution->Hamilton Project
- Brainard, Lael Vice President and Director Brookings Institution->Global Economy and Development Program
- Galston, William A. Senior Fellow Brookings Institution->Governance Studies Program
- Irons, John Director Economic Policy Institute->Research and Policy
- Korb, Lawrence J. Senior Fellow Center for American Progress
- Sagawa, Shirley Visiting Fellow Center for American Progress
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