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Mother Jones: The Russian Connection
The Glaser Project Foundation is underwriting Mother Jones magazine's coverage of the Trump-Russia scandal including long-form investigative features, breaking reports, in-depth examiners, comprehensive timeline and a newsletter.

Mother Jones: My Four Months as a Private Prison Guard
The Glaser Progress Foundation is one of several foundations that helped fund the much-acclaimed Mother Jones magazine expose of the private prison industry. Reporter Shane Bauer, who went undercover as a corrections guard in a Louisiana prison, won the Best Reporting prize from the American Society of Magazine Editors for this 18-month investigation.

Global Health & Climate Change
In partnership with the University of California San Francisco's Global Health Group, the Glaser Progress Foundation is mobilizing a stronger international response to climate change by engaging global health leaders as advocates for climate solutions, supporting the health sector to minimize the adverse impacts of climate change today, and building climate resilient health systems that can stand up to the challenges of the future.

Progressive Studies Program Launched
The Glaser Progress Foundation in partnership with the Center for American Progress launched the Progressive Studies Program. The program is a unique interdisciplinary project exploring the history, intellectual foundations and public understanding of progressivism in America. The program seeks to increase public awareness of progressive ideas and values, educate public officials and policymakers through lectures, seminars, articles, public events, book discussions, new media tools, and training seminars with activists and young people.

Yale University Launches Global Health Leadership Institute
Yale University, in partnership with the Glaser Progress Foundation, has created
the Global Health Leadership Institute (GHLI), a weeklong conference Yale will
host in June 2009. GHLI will convene leaders in public health from countries that have demonstrated momentum in strengthening their health care systems. GHLI's objectives include exploring best practices to improve the health of regional populations, and identifying key future research directions to speed up improvements in global health. The institute will also develop a set of case studies showcasing examples of innovations to improve population health.

Video Launched Commemorating 40th Anniversary of RFK GDP Speech
Robert F. Kennedy's campaign for president inspired a generation of progressive activists. On March 18, 1968, to a hushed University of Kansas crowd of 20,000, he issued a startling challenge - that the Gross National Product, our most basic measure of the economy, fails to count the true experience of America. On its 40th Annivesary, the Glaser Progress Foundation launched a video commemorating Kennedy's inspiring and timeless words.

America at its best. That's Progressive. That's you.
The Glaser Progress Foundation, in conjunction with The Center for American Progress, launched a multiyear effort to increase public understanding of what it means to be a progressive given our nation's history and the challenges we face today.
New Progressive America Twenty Years of Demographics
The Political Ideology of the Millennial Generation
Progress is American

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