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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

Dream Bold Dreams

Progressive Studies Program event features NAACP President Ben Jealous and Professor Patricia Sullivan to discuss the roots of the NAACP’s success.

Monday, March 29, 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

Predicting the “Future of Faith”

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

Monday, November 23, 2009

Teixeira Says Culture War Ending

FiveThirtyEight.com interviews Ruy Teixeira.

By Ruy Teixeira | Monday, July 20, 2009

America’s Progressive Metros

book_alt2 icon Report Ruy Teixeira shows that the shift toward progressive values is happening most quickly in metropolitan areas.

By Ruy Teixeira | Wednesday, July 15, 2009

The Coming End of the Culture Wars

book_alt2 icon Report Ruy Teixeira analyzes new data and shows that the culture wars, far from coming back, are likely coming to an end as a defining aspect of our politics.

By Ruy Teixeira | Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Interactive Map: A New Progressive America Update

cursor icon Interactive This updated map from the Progressive Studies Program includes data on progressive shifts in metropolitan areas, as well as the 50 states.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

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

New Progressive America: The Millennial Generation

book_alt2 icon Report Report from David Madland and Ruy Teixeira shows that young Americans are more progressive on nearly every issue than previous generations.

By David Madland and Ruy Teixeira | Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Ask the Expert: Why America Is Becoming More Progressive

play_alt icon Video Ruy Teixeira discusses changing demographic trends in the United States and whether the nation will continue to become more progressive over the next 20 years.

By Ruy Teixeira | Tuesday, April 21, 2009

It’s a New Progressive America

CAP reports show a majority of Americans agree with progressive principles, and want the government to take a stronger role in the economy, writes Ruy Teixeira.

By Ruy Teixeira | Monday, March 16, 2009

New Progressive America

book_alt2 icon Report Report by Ruy Teixeira examines twenty years of demographic, geographic, and attitudinal changes in America that herald a new progressive majority.

By Ruy Teixeira | Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Interactive Map: A New Progressive America

cursor icon Interactive A state-by-state and county-by-county interactive examination of the new progressive era now sweeping the country.

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Interactive Quiz: How Progressive Are You?

cursor icon Interactive Take the poll based on one the Center for American Progress employed to gauge the political leanings of our nation.

Wednesday, March 11, 2009