When legislators pick their voters through gerrymandering, they are less accountable and responsive to the public policy preferences of their constituents.
Mayor Landrieu speaks honestly about the consequences of ignoring race in our nation’s history as he removes Confederate monuments in New Orleans.
The economy is not producing access to a good, stable middle-class life for people who do not go to college. On prudential and ethical grounds, progressives must do more to create decent job opportunities and secure family situations for all working people facing difficult economic conditions not within their control.
Simulations indicate that the most successful route for minimizing future representation gaps lies in equalizing registration and turnout rates across races.
The recent transformation of Hungarian politics—particularly the metamorphosis of Prime Minister Viktor Orbán—offers a cautionary tale of what can happen when a right-wing national populist leader gets elected.
Will fundamentals trump the candidates in determining the election outcome—or vice versa?
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.
This week, American Progress hosted its annual Progressive Party, featuring Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ), who discussed the enduring and unifying values of the progressive movement and the need for new policies that lift up all Americans.
A new generation of progressive leadership is emerging in Europe and North America that is rising to the challenge of inclusive prosperity, climate change, and need for institutional reform.
Wherever people are practicing inclusive politics, inclusive economics, and inclusive social policies, good things are happening.
An agenda for shared prosperity, diversity, and innovation can help progressives deliver on the promise of progress.
The global progressive movement has been behind almost every social advance of the past decade. In the 21st century, it is needed more than ever.
The challenges facing today's progressives are larger than ever, but it is still a great time to be a social democrat.
The Third Way agenda of the late 1990s showed that economic growth and social justice could be mutually reinforcing.
Investing in the economy of the future and securing the integrity of government are essential to ensuring the vitality and growth of the middle class.