May 26, 2024

What is Progressive?

ADD your post to our collection--What do you think progressive means? We know it when we see it, but Progressive as a political movement is not defined. In the early 20th century, both Democrats and Republicans were Progressive. Today it is often seen as another word for liberal. What does the word mean to you?

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What is Progressive?

Progressives are pragmatic. We don’t try and decide what works without trying it to make sure. And when we find out something does not work we don’t do it anymore. We want progress for everyone not just the rich or… [Continue Reading]

What is Progressive?

I believe in progress but to me it is a whole science of understanding. There is so much we do not know that the earth can teach us. The earth is uniquely god and is our garden of eden. Progress… [Continue Reading]

What is Progressive?

It is about being socially consious, being fully aware of social justice, and being totally aware of the Consitution, the Bill of Rights and the U.S. Code. Progressive is honest, it is true, and it ready, willing and able at… [Continue Reading]

Pursuit of Happiness

  For progressives, democracy is not an accidental making; it is a thoughtful project and, in each incarnation, has the same drive—the pursuit of happiness.  Jefferson’s “happiness” is not personal. It is a social notion of the greatest good done… [Continue Reading]

Rep. Raul Grijalva – Progressives should assert their independence.

One of the things I think progressives are expected to do, and should do more of, is assert their independence. I’m a Democrat, have been, will continue to be a Democrat. But for a progressive in the Democratic Party, it… [Continue Reading]