What’s a Progressive?

A progressive isn't simply a liberal.  Liberal as a political identity is so 20th-century, so pragmatic, so Roosevelt-Clintonian.  Liberals aren't allowed to criticize each other apart from Democratic primaries, which all liberals vote in because liberals aren't allowed to belong to other parties.  But progressives pop up in all kinds of parties. Liberalism has become … Continue reading What’s a Progressive?

Some Political Sequiturs: Your Extreme Pocket Guide To Political Philosophy

None of the following thoughts originated with me.  I'm just helping curate. Fiscal responsibility is a progressive position. Conservative, liberal, progressive, radical...these are labels powerful people use to keep people with most interests in common apart.  In reality, most voters have no interest in this kind of politics, no use for these kind of names, … Continue reading Some Political Sequiturs: Your Extreme Pocket Guide To Political Philosophy