The Gravel Institute

A Progressive Think Tank

Who we are

The Gravel Institute was founded in 2019 to carry on the life’s work of former U.S Senator Mike Gravel in fighting for global peace and democracy. Its mission is to promote bold and forward-looking ideas about a more peaceful and egalitarian world, and to build a robust movement of young people to win it.


  • Direct Democracy
  • Anti-Imperialism
  • Progressive Economics

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We’re looking for passionate political crusaders to join us in transforming America.

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Recent Publications

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The Leisure Agenda

A paper on work reduction in collaboration with the People’s Policy Project.