September 21, 2014

A Progressive Way
Congresswoman Chellie Pingree – a Progressive island.

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree - a Progressive island.

For mainlanders, islands are about getting away. But there is another lesson about island life--one of community and having to find ways to work together with neighbors to identify priorities and do what needs to be done to ensure a community thrives. Maine Congresswoman Chellie Pingree, a vice-chair of the ...

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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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Celinda Lake: Progressives are not seizing opportunities.

Celinda Lake: Progressives are not seizing opportunities.

Celinda Lake is a leading pollster for the Progressive Democratic community in America. With over three decades in the field, she has learned a great deal about American voters and how we respond to progressive ideals. Our conversation with Celinda starts as we have before, with her history-- from her ...

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“It’s about Independence.” An interview with Representative Raul Grijalva

It's about Independence. An interview with Representative Raul Grijalva

In a series about being progressive in America, it made sense to start our interviews with Representative Raul Grijalva, co-chair of the 75 member Progressive Caucus in the U.S. Congress. We are the history we’ve lived through. Our life experiences, particularly work experiences, introduce us to the world, give us our ...

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What is Progressive?

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