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The Origins and Evolution of Progressive Economics

book_alt2 icon Report Ruy Teixeira and John Halpin examine several core assumptions that broadly define a progressive approach to economics in terms of theory, values, and practice.

by Ruy Teixeira and John Halpin | Monday, March 14, 2011

Inflaming ‘Weak and Vicious Minds’

Scott Lilly examines the role of heated political rhetoric in the Tucson massacre from the perspective of another polarizing political period in our history.

by Scott Lilly | Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Violence Doesn’t Work

Sam Fulwood III finds hope amid the recent bloodshed, knowing violence in past struggles for progressive change led America to embrace its best instincts.

by Sam Fulwood III | Tuesday, January 11, 2011

CAP Loses a Friend and Champion

CAP’s President and CEO recalls how Elizabeth Edwards never gave up fighting for fairness.

by John Podesta | Tuesday, December 7, 2010

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

Progressives and the Founding

play_alt icon Video John Halpin explains the progressive values in the Constitution and how Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton influenced progressive thought.

by John Halpin | Thursday, October 28, 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

Progressive Growth: Building a Prosperous World in the 21st Century

John Podesta delivers a keynote address in Berlin on the value of progressive growth in the 21st century.

by John Podesta | Tuesday, October 26, 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 Progressivism of America’s Founding

book_alt2 icon Report Part five of the Progressive Tradition Series examines the relationship between progressivism and America's founding.

by Conor P. Williams and John Halpin | Friday, October 8, 2010

The Role of Faith in the Progressive Movement

book_alt2 icon Report Marta Cook and John Halpin examine the religious roots of progressivism.

by Marta Cook and John Halpin | Friday, October 8, 2010

Universal Human Rights in Progressive Thought and Politics

book_alt2 icon Report John Halpin, William Schulz, and Sarah Dreier explore the origins of human rights principles and how they fit into progressivism.

by John Halpin, William F. Schulz, and Sarah Dreier | Friday, October 8, 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