June 22, 2017

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… [Continue Reading]

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… [Continue Reading]

Island heath care and Progressives, a story from Rep. Chellie Pingree.

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree has lived her adult life on Maine’s North Haven Island, a place with just 350 people. This is a story she tells about what we can all learn from life on her island. –An excerpt from Episode… [Continue Reading]

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree – a Progressive island.

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree

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… [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]

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

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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,… [Continue Reading]


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