The Progressive Revolution: How the Best in America Came to Be

The Progressive Revolution How the Best in America Came to Be This is an accessible book that delineates how progressives and the progressive movement have created the American idea and ideals and forged the kind of country in which we want to live It creates a

  • Title: The Progressive Revolution: How the Best in America Came to Be
  • Author: Michael Lux
  • ISBN: 9780470395110
  • Page: 147
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The Progressive Revolution: How the Best in America Came to Be

    This is an accessible book that delineates how progressives and the progressive movement have created the American idea and ideals and forged the kind of country in which we want to live It creates a platform from which to argue how progressives today are fighting to improve America, in contrast to how conservatives have always worked to defend the interests of elites.EacThis is an accessible book that delineates how progressives and the progressive movement have created the American idea and ideals and forged the kind of country in which we want to live It creates a platform from which to argue how progressives today are fighting to improve America, in contrast to how conservatives have always worked to defend the interests of elites.Each chapter will tell the reader a story focusing on different subjects, such as efforts to enact civil rights laws, social security, the middle class, how the idea of America changed the world, and why most of us can vote.Lux points out what he feels the Democrats have done wrong during the last decades and how the lessons of history can point to making positives changes Lux shows how the progressives have been instrumental in creating big positive change moments, and argues that as a new administration takes office in 2009 the time will be ripe for a new big change moment, He outlines how he believes progressive policies can be channeled to solves the big problems facing us today.

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    One thought on “The Progressive Revolution: How the Best in America Came to Be

    1. Caroline Hooper

      "Progressives invented the American ideal and inspired the American Revolution. Conservatives, then known as Tories, opposed it. Since then, every major advancement in American freedom, democracy, social justice, and economic opportunity has been fostered, fought for, and wonby progressives against conservative resistance." That is a quote from the book that I read on the Huffington Post. Sounds interesting so I thought I would check it out.

    2. Bruce

      An interesting narrative on the impact of progressives and conservatives in the history of the United States. Conservatives have used fear throughout US history to rally forces to cause and when they have gained power the results have been the same. The elites gain more power and riches at the expense of the rest of the American populace by turning back the clock and undoing the programs progressives had put in place that benefit the nation and the average American. For instance, the progressive [...]

    3. Eduardo Santiago

      Sanctimonious; unfortunate, because there's a lot of good history in this book, but the author's snidely elitist tone makes it impossible for me to continue reading.

    4. Thomas Stevenson

      A great review of progressivism. nothing new but a valuable reminder of the political issues and how the sides see them.

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