The Progressive

Subscrever feed The Progressive
Championing grassroots progressive politics, civil liberties, human rights, economic justice, a healthy environment, and a reinvigorated democracy.
Atualizado: 59 minutos 34 segundos atrás

What's Wrong with the Media

seg, 30/09/2019 - 21:00
Matt Taibbi’s latest book is a no-holds-barred takedown of what the media have become in the era of Donald Trump.

What 1619 Means to Me

seg, 30/09/2019 - 21:00
What we need in America is a steady gaze in the mirror, accepting that any talk about our history is the story of people brought here as slaves.

No Health Care for You!

seg, 30/09/2019 - 21:00
Prodded by Team Trump, states are requiring people to work for their Medicaid.

By the Thumbings of a Prick

seg, 30/09/2019 - 21:00
So oft have I invok’d for all my muse, To spread my knowledge of the dealer’s art; My Sharpie, dried by rampant overuse, Rewetted by the pourings of my heart.

First-Person Singular: The Circus of the Damned

seg, 30/09/2019 - 21:00
I’m waiting for the day when every call from Jimmy doesn’t begin with “This is a call from a Louisiana correctional facility . . . .”

‘We Need Everybody’

seg, 30/09/2019 - 21:00
An interview with Black Lives Matter co-founder Alicia Garza.

The Other Slave Trade

seg, 30/09/2019 - 21:00
Most Americans are well aware of the Underground Railroad that helped escaped Southern slaves find freedom in the North, but few have heard of the Reverse Underground Railroad that delivered free Northern black Americans into slavery.

Hemming and Hawing: Stop Me Before I Travel Again

seg, 30/09/2019 - 21:00
My liberal guilt gets activated not only about the jet fuel and single-use water bottles but also the fact that my mere presence is making the beautiful place I visit a little less beautiful.

Maeve in America: Standing on My Own Good Luck

seg, 30/09/2019 - 21:00
Consider the story of Annie Moore, a seventeen-year-old girl who left my hometown of Cobh, County Cork, back in 1891.

Edge of Sports: Getting a Kick Out of Anti-Fascism

seg, 30/09/2019 - 21:00
We are living in a moment when some of the grandest public displays against street-thug fascism are taking place at Major League Soccer games. Sincerely.

Poem: Ask the Ghost Roads

seg, 30/09/2019 - 21:00

Vox Populist: Will the Democrats Be Fraidy Cats?

seg, 30/09/2019 - 21:00
Trump has not “forgotten” the forgotten working class. Indeed, the pampered son of privilege remembers to slap them with plutocratic policies every chance he gets.

Trumpism Comes to Latin America

seg, 30/09/2019 - 21:00
How the U.S. President has buoyed far-right governments throughout the hemisphere.

Under Surveillance

seg, 30/09/2019 - 21:00
Police keep a close eye on nonviolent protesters.

Dollar Stores Prey on the Poor

seg, 30/09/2019 - 21:00
Communities are doing what they can to impose restrictions.

One Question

seg, 30/09/2019 - 21:00
How do we make America what America must become?

On the Line: Poison, Pills

seg, 30/09/2019 - 21:00
Could there be a drug to “spiritually awaken” those who suffer?

Middle America: What the Democrats Should Do

seg, 30/09/2019 - 21:00
Who better than a recent immigrant to remind America of its highest ideals?

A Mother’s Advice

sab, 28/09/2019 - 21:00
I want to hold you safe. I also want you to fly.

The Wounds of War

sex, 27/09/2019 - 07:49
Recovering from a broken hip, peace activist Kathy Kelly reflects on her experiences with people disabled and traumatized by war.