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2010 Holiday Reading from the Center for American Progress
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2010 Holiday Reading from the Center for American Progress

As you take time to reflect this holiday season, dip into these works from CAP’s Progressive Studies Program for an examination of the foundations of the progressive movement. We’re glad to have you with us as we work to make 2011 a year of progress.

national progressive convention, 1912

The Progressive Intellectual Tradition in America

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

 
suffrage parade in New York City, 1915

The Progressive Tradition in American Politics

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

three men at lunch counter

Social Movements and Progressivism

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

eleanor roosevelt holds a copy of the declaration of human rights

Universal Human Rights in Progressive Thought and Politics

Part four of the Progressive Tradition Series explores the origins of human rights principles and how they fit into progressivism.

Progressive Traditions

The Progressivism of America’s Founding

Part five of the Progressive Tradition Series examines the relationship between progressivism and America’s founding.

dorothy day

The Role of Faith in the Progressive Movement

Part six of the Progressive Tradition Series examines the religious roots of progressivism.

How Progressive Are You?

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