Top Voted Definition for #progressive

Embodies priorities consistent with the values, needs & hopes of all people, not just the powerful/privileged. Values: fighting for economic justice & security in the U.S. & global economies, protecting & preserving civil rights & civil liberties, promoting global peace & security, & advancing environmental protection & energy independence. It is NOT Socialism/Marxism/Communism etc.


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  • Progressive Liberal ideology - centrally planned economies, State-control of business, social "safety nets". Originally, it was known as the Progressive Socialist movement until Socialism gained a negative connotation in the United States. The Progressive Socialists were students of and inspired by the Fabian Socialists in Europe.


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