Progressivism

US President Joe Biden speaks in the Roosevelt Room of the White House about pro-Palestinian campus protests on May 2, 2024.

Biden’s Domestic Reforms Don’t Add Up to the Great Society Biden’s Domestic Reforms Don’t Add Up to the Great Society

But they do signal that government can make life tangibly better.

May 13, 2024 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Rep. Pramila Jayapal at a press conference on the upcoming debt limit in Washington, DC

Despairing? Here’s a Bold, Populist, Popular, and Progressive Domestic Agenda for 2025 and Beyond. Despairing? Here’s a Bold, Populist, Popular, and Progressive Domestic Agenda for 2025 and Beyond.

How the Congressional Progressive Caucus is driving the center of the Democratic Party in a new direction.

Apr 29, 2024 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

family, two adults and a baby, marching in climate strike new york city

Lefty Groups Making It Possible for Families to Do Politics Lefty Groups Making It Possible for Families to Do Politics

From Comrades with Kids to Red Sprouts, millennials find new ways of support.

Oct 12, 2023 / Raina Lipsitz

(Left) Firefighters dousing the flames at the Triangle Shirtwaist Company in New York City, on March 25, 1911. (Right) People walk past the Asch building 100 years later, on March 24, 2011.

Remembering the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire Remembering the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

How it inspires the struggle for workers’ rights.

Oct 10, 2023 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Representatives Ilhan Omar and Summer Lee at the State of the Union address on February 7, 2023.

Progressive Democrats in Congress Have Had Our Backs. Now We Need to Have Theirs. Progressive Democrats in Congress Have Had Our Backs. Now We Need to Have Theirs.

One of our biggest jobs in 2024 is to protect our progressive champions from the array of right-wing forces trying to remove them from office.

Oct 4, 2023 / Alexandra Rojas

Trump speaking at book banning, anti-trans, 'parental values' moms for liberty conference

Want to Know How Far-Reaching the Right-Wing Movement Against Free Expression in Schools Is? Want to Know How Far-Reaching the Right-Wing Movement Against Free Expression in Schools Is?

PEN America just released a scary report.

Sep 26, 2023 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

sherrod brown conducts a press conference on background checks in 2019

The Democrats Must Keep the Senate at All Costs—and the Coal Mine Canary Is Ohio The Democrats Must Keep the Senate at All Costs—and the Coal Mine Canary Is Ohio

Sherrod Brown is a true-blue, pro-union progressive beloved by many Ohioans. But Republicans are preparing for a “dogfight.”

Sep 18, 2023 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

A map of worker-owned cooperative businesses in the bay area from NoBAWC's website

Is This a Form of Capitalism Progressives Can Embrace? Is This a Form of Capitalism Progressives Can Embrace?

Cooperatives can be part of the solution in building the working and middle class in this country.

Aug 15, 2023 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

A replica of the United States Bill of Rights.

Warning: A “Convention of States” Is Practicing to Rewrite the Constitution Warning: A “Convention of States” Is Practicing to Rewrite the Constitution

If a far-right organization gets its way, our country will be thrown into a constitutional crisis.

Jul 14, 2023 / Russ Feingold

The Rev. Jesse Jackson.

Jesse Jackson Is Keeping Hope Alive Jesse Jackson Is Keeping Hope Alive

Veterans of his remarkable insurgent 1988 campaign gather to pay tribute.

Jul 13, 2023 / Robert L. Borosage

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