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The Role of Faith in the Progressive Movement

book_alt2 icon Report Marta Cook and John Halpin examine the religious roots of progressivism.

By Marta Cook and John Halpin | Friday, October 8, 2010

Universal Human Rights in Progressive Thought and Politics

book_alt2 icon Report John Halpin, William Schulz, and Sarah Dreier explore the origins of human rights principles and how they fit into progressivism.

By John Halpin, William F. Schulz, and Sarah Dreier | Friday, October 8, 2010

Latino Attitudes About Women and Society

book_alt2 icon Report John Halpin and Ruy Teixeira examine interesting findings about Latino attitudes concerning women in the workplace and society.

By John Halpin and Ruy Teixeira | Friday, July 9, 2010

The Progressive Tradition in American Politics

book_alt2 icon Report Part two of the Progressive Tradition Series examines the politics of national progressivism from the agrarian populists to the Great Society.

By Ruy Teixeira and John Halpin | Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Social Movements and Progressivism

book_alt2 icon Report Part three of the Progressive Tradition Series examines the influence of social movements for equality and economic justice on the development of progressivism.

By John Halpin and Marta Cook | Wednesday, April 14, 2010

The Progressive Intellectual Tradition in America

book_alt2 icon Report Part one of the Progressive Tradition Series examines the philosophical and theoretical development of progressivism as a response to the rise of industrial capitalism.

By John Halpin and Conor P. Williams | Wednesday, April 14, 2010

The Political Ideology of the Millennial Generation

book_alt2 icon Report Study from John Halpin and Karl Agne shows progressive political values and beliefs among young adults.

By John Halpin and Karl Agne | Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Progressivism Goes Mainstream

The rise of progressivism in America today is reflected most directly in public ratings of various ideological approaches.

By John Halpin and Ruy Teixeira | Monday, April 20, 2009

State of American Political Ideology, 2009

book_alt2 icon Report Report by John Halpin and Karl Agne surveys political values and beliefs across the country.

By John Halpin and Karl Agne | Wednesday, March 11, 2009

The Structural Imbalance of Political Talk Radio

book_alt2 icon Report Report from CAP and Free Press shows that while conservative talk radio dominates the format, simple measures could restore balance.

By John Halpin, James Heidbreder, Mark Lloyd, Paul Woodhull, Ben Scott, Josh Silver, and S. Derek Turner | Wednesday, June 20, 2007

Reducing Poverty is the Right Goal

John Halpin explains why progressives should focus less on reframing core ideas and more on building political will for policies that aid the poor.

By John Halpin | Thursday, April 26, 2007

The $871,000 Job Subsidy

The current administration has invented one of the most expensive—and least effective—job creation programs in U.S. history.

By John Halpin and Christian E. Weller | Friday, November 17, 2006

Katrina and the Common Good

Built on the principle of the common good, we offer national actions to better prepare and recover from a natural disasters or attack.

By John Halpin | Friday, August 25, 2006

John Halpin

John Halpin is a Senior Fellow at American Progress focusing on political theory, communications, and public opinion analysis. He is the co-director and creator of the Progressive Studies Program at CAP, an interdisciplinary project researching the intellectual history, foundational principles, and public understanding of progressivism. Halpin is the co-author with John Podesta of The Power […]

Thursday, August 17, 2006

Reclaiming the Common Good

book_alt2 icon Report A new research study sponsored by the Faith and Progressive Policy Initiative at the Center for American Progress finds that American voters are increasingly worried about rising materialism, self-interest, and unethical behavior in our society. They strongly desire a government that focuses on the common good and basic decency and dignity of all Americans. The […]

By John Halpin | Monday, June 5, 2006