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Progressivism on Tap


Creating a Successful Progressive Economy

At a Progressivism on Tap event, Dean Baker and Jared Bernstein discuss how to build a new economic order that is equitable, productive, and responsive to the needs of all Americans.

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

What’s Next for the Occupiers?

Think Progress’s Faiz Shakir and Occupy DC’s Ali Savino examined the achievements of the Occupy protests so far and how the future of the movement could play out at a Progressivism on Tap event.

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

The Left’s Legacy

Georgetown professor and author Michael Kazin discussed the challenges and accomplishments of the American left at the first event of Progressivism on Tap’s eighth season.

Monday, October 31, 2011

A Progressive Approach to Deficit Reduction

Lawrence Mishel explained a progressive approach to strengthening the economy and reducing the deficit at a Progressivism on Tap spring series.

Monday, April 25, 2011

Staying a Few Minutes Ahead of History

Tom Malinowski and Brian Katulis spoke at Progressivism on Tap about the uprisings in the Middle East and the Obama administration’s response.

Friday, April 15, 2011

Why We Need More Women in Elected Office

Amy Dacey of EMILY’s List discussed the need to get more qualified women to run for office as part of CAP’s Progressivism on Tap series.

Friday, April 1, 2011

The Urgent Imperative of Clean Energy Investment

CAP Senior Fellow Joe Romm discusses the Obama administration’s clean energy policies at a Progressivism on Tap event.

Friday, March 25, 2011

ACORN’s Roots

Steve Kest and John Atlas discuss the origins of ACORN as part of the Progressivism on Tap series.

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Lessons from the Midterms

New Republic senior editor Jonathan Chait analyzes the midterm election results and offers takeaways for progressives at a Progressivism on Tap Event.

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

American Families Need a More Flexible Workplace

Heather Boushey discusses women and workplace policies at the Progressivism on Tap series.

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

The State of the Unions

Harold Meyerson of The Washington Post and American Prospect discussed labor unions’ current struggles and the need for labor law reform at Progressivism on Tap.

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

The State of the Progressive Blogosphere

The Progressivism on Tap series hosted a discussion this week on the progressive blogosphere’s evolution and its ability to affect politics in the future.

Friday, July 16, 2010

The State of the Supreme Court

Dahlia Lithwick, Slate’s senior editor, stopped by Progressivism on Tap this week to talk about Elena Kagan’s nomination and other issues at the Supreme Court.

Friday, July 9, 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

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