An examination of the several camps calling themselves "Progressive" in the US today, with a discussion of the hsitory involved in how they came to be and the distinctions between them.
I have a desire to improve the world by seeking better solutions to its problems, to create equity and agency among all human beings outside of ideology, and to do so ceaselessly without yielding my own analysis. This desire makes me not only glad to accept the label of progressive, but to proudly claim that I am in actuality a Real Progressive.
To all those elderly who worked hard to make a decent life for themselves and their families, many of who served our country to protect the freedoms we (at least for the time being) enjoy, the Trump administration wants to thank them for all their contributions to society by ensuring they have as short a life as possible.
What if I told you that everything we have been taught about US economics is wrong? Before your eyes start to glaze over in anticipation of boring economic jargon, let me acquaint you with 5 simple facts that might just wake you up.
As most progressives already know, John F. Kennedy once said, “Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.” The corporate cabal that has usurped our government appears never to have taken Kennedy’s words to heart, as they have made it glaringly clear that peaceful revolution via the ballot box is not possible.
Join the Real Progressives team as we launch the first episode of our web series that will focus on progressive politics, current events and bringing to light often overlooked and under-represented issues and viewpoints.
Resistance to Progressivism is just the New Red Scare; the first Red Scare is why I'm not afraid of Trump.