“Online Choice Act” Is the Wrong Cure for Reining in Big Tech

Quality of Life
Blog · June 1, 2022

Big Tech is a big problem. Whether one is a Republican or Democrat, rich or poor, there is near universal agreement that this massive online oligarchy is out of control. But the proposed solution getting the most attention is in many ways worse than the problem – and it doesn’t even address what concerns us most. Sound familiar?

Election Reforms Bills Moving

Quality of Life
Blog · March 8, 2022

Thanks to strong state laws and aggressive legal initiatives taken to defend them (one of which was fought—and won—before the US Supreme Court) South Carolina has preempted many problems and largely avoided debacles like those experienced by our neighbors in Georgia and elsewhere.

Happy Free Speech Week!

Quality of Life
Blog · October 18, 2021

This week, October 18-22, is the 17th annual observance of Free Speech Week in America. When we think of threats to Freedom of Speech, our minds naturally go to powerful examples from history.

Bidenomics in three pictures

Quality of Life
Blog · October 13, 2021

As the Biden Administration continues to try to cram through more disastrous economic policy, recent lackluster national jobs numbers continue to tell the sad tale. And right here in South Carolina, employers are feeling those impacts hard. They are taking drastic measures to find workers and stay open. Here at PPI, we have been collecting photos from business owners and managers who have gone to great lengths to explain to their customers what they are going through.

Innovative Farmers to Food Banks Program Feeds Thousands Across SC

Quality of Life
Blog · October 5, 2021

Governor McMaster’s COVID-19 advisory team, AccelerateSC, recently released its recommendations for how to spend the $8.89 billion allocated to South Carolina by the American Rescue Plan Act. Additional funding from the American Rescue Plan could dramatically expand operations to support more South Carolina farms and feed families in need.