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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

What Is Progressive Foreign Policy?

Spencer Ackerman and Brian Katulis speak at the last Progressivism on Tap event of the season.

Monday, April 12, 2010

Whither Conservatism in the Obama Era?

Tod Lindberg spoke at a Progressivism on Tap event in a candid discussion about the past, present, and future of the conservative movement.

Friday, April 2, 2010

Organizing for Women’s Rights

National Organization for Women President Terry O’Neill speaks at a Progressivism on Tap event.

Thursday, March 25, 2010

“Free Market” Is Free Lunch to Financial Sector

Dean Baker speaks at a Progressivism on Tap event about the housing bubble, financial crisis, and free market canards.

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

The Progressive Millennial Generation

Ruy Teixeira looks at a recent Pew report documenting the rise of the Millennial Generation—a very progressive group of voters.

By Ruy Teixeira | Monday, March 8, 2010

Center for American Progress Announces Senior Management Changes

Neera Tanden will join CAP as Chief Operating Officer; Executive Vice President Sarah Rosen Wartell will shift focus to policy.

Friday, February 19, 2010

Looking for the Full Measure of Jack Murtha

Rep. Jack Murtha believed that taking care of the troops was not just the right thing to do, it was also the foundation for good policy, writes Scott Lilly.

By Scott Lilly | Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Progressivism Old and New

Jackson Lears and Sidney Milkis discuss the historical foundations of the new progressive era at an event from CAP and the Progressive Book Club.

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

He’ll Be Back

Ruy Teixeira argues in the Wall Street Journal that the Obama administration will be able to regrasp American optimism and a positive outlook for the country.

By Ruy Teixeira | Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Predicting the “Future of Faith”

A Progressive Book Club event discusses Harvard professor Harvey Cox’s new book on Christianity.

Monday, November 23, 2009

Working Hard for Progressive Change

SEIU’s Anna Burger speaks at a Progressivism on Tap event about the importance of organizing workers and the close bond that progressives share with the labor movement.

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

A Rare Conversation on Race

Sam Fulwood discusses race relations in the Obama era during a Progressivism on Tap event.

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

A Philosopher in the White House?

William Galston discusses how the White House can bridge progressive values and pragmatic policymaking at a Progressivism on Tap event.

Friday, October 23, 2009