Voters overwhelmingly support clean slate legislation to automatically seal records for nonviolent crimes and marijuana possession. Support also crosses party and demographic lines for legalization of marijuana.
Decades of immigration have altered the racial and ethnic makeup of the United States, and it is today’s children who will be the vanguards of this new, diverse America.
Demographics are not destiny, but they will have a significant effect on America’s political landscape.
This interactive shows the growing diversity of every state in the nation from 1980 to 2060.
Center for American Progress Senior Fellow Ruy Teixeira outlines the demographic and economic factors that will drive the 2012 presidential election.
John Podesta and John Halpin on how the values in the Constitution are those that both progressives and conservatives should cherish and protect.
The Progressive Studies Program’s Progressive Authors Series hold an event with Julian Zelizer on his new book on how domestic politics shape foreign policy.
CAP’s Progressive Authors Series discusses a new book on the life and career of Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens.
Progressive Studies Program event features NAACP President Ben Jealous and Professor Patricia Sullivan to discuss the roots of the NAACP’s success.
Jackson Lears and Sidney Milkis discuss the historical foundations of the new progressive era at an event from CAP and the Progressive Book Club.
A Progressive Book Club event discusses Harvard professor Harvey Cox’s new book on Christianity.
FiveThirtyEight.com interviews Ruy Teixeira.
This updated map from the Progressive Studies Program includes data on progressive shifts in metropolitan areas, as well as the 50 states.
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.
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.