December 7, 2019

A Progressive Way
Smoking Super PACs: what anti-smoking campaigns can teach progressives

Smoking Super PACs: what anti-smoking campaigns can teach progressives

When progressives attack Super PACs, are we saying average voters are too stupid to make up their own minds when faced with these ads? So what are progressives to do? Think about the campaign against smoking. Welcome to episode 9 of Progressive Way The opening clip is from a 1970’s era PSA ...

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Terry O’Neill, President of NOW: Her path to progressive action.

Terry O'Neill, President of NOW: Her path to progressive action.

  Terry begins the interview with a description of her family and why she started, stopped, then resumed her political activism after a 20 year break,  She then talks about how she found a home with NOW, the similarities and relationship between the women’s and progressive movements, and ends with what ...

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What Labor brings to the Progressive Movement: an interview with union activist Paul Lemmon.

What Labor brings to the Progressive Movement: an interview with union activist Paul Lemmon.

Paul Lemmon is the classic labor organizer, the mix of agitator and educator key to the success of unions in America. Through a decades-long career with the United Mine Workers to his recent retirement from the AFL-CIO as assistant to its President Rich Trumka, Paul has labored to ensure ...

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Independents are not just moderate: the latest polling research from the Pew Center for the People and the Press

Independents are not just moderate: the latest polling research from the Pew Center for the People and the Press

Listening to the American political conversation is not a clear flip through digital channels, it is more like tuning in a radio. You need to pay attention and hear where the signal breaks through the noise. The Pew Research Center for the People and the Press recently released new political typology ...

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The Progressive Era for today’s progressives: an interview with John Halpin, Center for American Progress.

The Progressive Era for today's progressives: an interview with John Halpin, Center for American Progress.

John Halpin is a Senior Fellow at the Center for the American Progress where he is the co-director and creator of its Progressive Studies Program. The progressive era is the topic of the podcast--the time from 1890’s to the 1920s where progressivism as a political party and movement reached a ...

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