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"Progressive values ARE traditional American values.

We are proud of the victories for equality and against hierarchy: the emnancipation of the slaves, women's suffrage, the union movement, the integration of the armed forces, the civil rights movement, the woman's movement, the environmental movement, and the gay rights movement.

We are proud of FDR's conception of government "for the people" and his rally for hope against fear.

We are proud of the Marshall Plan, which helped to erase the notion of "enemies."

We are proud of John Kennedy's call to public service, of Martin Luther King's insistence on nonviolence in the face of brutality, of Cesar Chavez's ability to bring pride and organization to the worst treated of workers.

Progressive thought is as American as apple pie. Progressives want political equality, good public schools, healthy children, care for the aged, police protection, family farms, air you can breathe, water you can drink, fish in our streams, forests you can hike in, sognbirds and frogs, livable cities, ethical businesses, journalists who tell the truth, music and dance, poetry and art, and jobs that pay a living wage to everyone who works"

Progressive activists—for living wages, women's rights, human rights, the environment, health, voter registration, and so on—are American patriots, working with unselfish dedication to making a better world, a world that fits fundamental American values and principles."

George Lakoff, Don't Think of an Elephant
"And that our nation can no more survive as half democracy and half oligarchy than it could survive "half slave and half free" and that keeping it from becoming all oligarchy is steady work our work."
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Any progressive Canadian still supporting the Trudeau government needs an intervention - or maybe to just turn in their progressive card.
Should progressive voters adopt different strategies in swing states versus, say, blue states? Princeton University's Eddie Glaude makes room for that possibility in this democracy Now!

The Clinton campaign's full-scale effort to turn this election into a referendum on Vladimir Putin is causing liberals like Katrina Vanden Heuvel, editor of The Nation, and Glenn Greenwald, the energizing force behind The Intercept, much heartburn ...
The emails, which also show Clinton praising Wall Street in a manner that's discordant with her tough campaign rhetoric, have made many progressives less inclined to give Clinton the benefit of the doubt on nominees with more centrist backgrounds or ...

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, award-winning author and activist. His most recent book is Wages of rebellion: The Moral Imperative of Revolt.
The director of Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good (CACG) has said that some progressives have tried to divide the Church.
Beyond that Calculus, though, the contest is freighted with several years of struggle between progressives and a well-funded campaign by conservatives to transform the state into a testing ground for right-wing ideology.
On October 15, Wikileaks released emails from Clinton campaign Chair John Podesta that contained full transcripts from three speeches Hillary Clinton gave to Goldman Sachs.
So they found the loudest, most obnoxious voice on television to send as an emissary. Trump is not a fringe; neither are the prejudices of the Republican base supporting his candidacy.
In his increasingly chaotic campaign for president, embattled Republican nominee Donald Trump has one issue going for him: trade. Trump has been running successfully against NAFTA, trade with China, and globalization in general.
I continue to hear from many people who call themselves progressives or liberals, but tell me they won't vote for Hillary Clinton in the upcoming election.
What has happened to our Constitution? The "progressives" have pushed their agenda to the point that many of the rights that were once guaranteed have been taken away by those who want to "water it down.
Paul Krugman Gives progressives The Best Reasons To Vote For Hillary Yet. If you want real change and you want it right now, this is how it happens.
Re your recent cover story ["Bernie: The Interview," Oct. 10]: Bernie Sanders's "revolution" died the instant he endorsed that reactionary enemy of progressives, Hillary Clinton. Bernie's role was to play "shepherd," keeping progressives in the ...
The last time a Democrat was elected to represent the farm country and small manufacturing cities of Wisconsin's sixth Congressional district was in 1964.
On Wednesday, College progressives of Penn State Vice President Ethan Paul hand delivered a letter the Bellefonte office of Republican Congressman Glenn Thompson which outlined why he should retract his endorsement of Donald Trump.
Campus progressives and conservatives held an issues-based debate Wednesday night in the Lory Student Center, hosted by the Associated students of Colorado State University.
10_13_Vote_Hillary_01 Hillary Clinton at a rally at Miami Dade College in Miami on October 11. Robert Reich writes that even if progressives think Hillary is the "lesser of two evils," the greater of two evils in this case is seriously evil. Lucy ...
David Osborne is the author or co-author of Reinventing government, Laboratories of democracy, and other books on public sector reform.
Polls show Hillary Clinton opening a fairly comfortable lead over Donald Trump in the Commonwealth of Virginia's presidential race.
I continue to hear from many people who call themselves progressives or liberals, but tell me they won't vote for Hillary Clinton in the upcoming election.
The latest polls are showing Hillary Clinton easily winning the White House, so how can progressives make sure that we don't have 4 years of corporatist policies?
The latest polls are showing Hillary Clinton easily winning the White House, so how can progressives make sure that we don't have 4 years of corporatist ...
But some progressives are running as teams in a bid to unseat the incumbents via Berkeley's random-choice voting. Dodsworth and fellow district six challenger Isabelle Gaston acknowledged that they are using ranked choice to be more competitive against ...
Kaine makes pitch to progressives at Denver rally. By: Chris Loveless. Posted: Oct 10, 2016 03:30 PM MDT. Updated: Oct 10, 2016 03:32 PM MDT.
Los Angeles, CA (California Network) - Bernie Sanders gave voice to millions of progressives who feel the greatest issue in this election is income inequality.
A press conference Thursday showcased Ohio senior senator in Washington, Sherrod Brown, and a small business woman confronting Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on his refusal to release his federal tax returns.
Meanwhile, leading progressive thinkers such as professor Noam Chomsky have advanced the merits of "lesser evil voting," but other high-profile progressives - such as actress and activist Susan Sarandon - have continued to oppose Clinton's candidacy.
A pair of statements released, one denouncing Donald Trump's bigotry and another calling on progressives to repent, showcase the divide within the evangelical Christian American community during the current election cycle.
Catherine Cortez Masto, Nevada's former attorney general and a Democratic Senate candidate, at an awards dinner in Las Vegas, August 25, 2016.
I feel fairly certain that the progressives have had knowledge of this conversation for a long time and dropped it at this point in time in an effort to obscure the release of damaging information about Hillary Clinton and her desire for open borders ...
Supporters of former Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Saturday expressed anger and vindication over leaked comments made by Hillary Clinton to banks and big business that appeared to confirm their fears about her support for global ...
progressive groups are uniting in their opposition to Donald Trump.
The reason there was no transfer of money from progressives United to Democratic campaign periods, they said, is because progressives United urged donors to give their money directly to the candidates through ActBlue - an online fundraising portal for ...
Should progressives support TRNN when TRNN keeps them from posting? Ask yourself that question! I have been listening to TRNN since long before the Baltimore move...when they actually took the time to respond to those who commented on their ...
Jason Whitlock will probably make the social justice warriors on twitter (again) unhappy, this time with his take on the unprecedented decline in NFL television.
On the morning of the 24th June 2016 the wound inflicted on Welsh progressives was doubly sore. Despite a legacy of industrial decline, in the post-devolution era Wales had sought to forge a new path, eschewing the public sector reforms of the New ...
On Nov. 8, Massachusetts voters will determine whether to lift the cap on charter schools in the old commonwealth by voting on Question 2. Proponents of charter schools note that this is a no-brainer: Massachusetts charters perform significantly better ...
As she herself has insisted, Hillary Clinton is obviously not a socialist. What is more, there are serious reasons why progressive-minded people should worry about her being the president.
Ever since the debate over NAFTA (the North American Free Trade Agreement) more than 20 years ago turned trade policy into a nationally contentious issue, the American left has provided the overwhelming share of the political money and muscle aimed at ...
The Supreme Court alone should motivate progressives in our determination to keep Trump out of the White House. And, make no mistake, the only sure vote to keep Trump out of the White House is a vote for Hillary Clinton.


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