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  Political progressivism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Progressives in the US were strong in the early parts of the 20th century.
The term progressive is popular in Australia, since many on the left usually support either the Labor Party, the Democrats or the Greens, opposed to the right-wing Liberal Party of Australia.
Progressive Party, which refers to 3 different parties of different periods, to see how the term progressive has been used in political campaigns in the past.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Progressivism   (590 words)

  
 Progressive Majority * Progressive candidates and elections * Civil Rights   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Progressive activism in electoral politics is the price required to have our voices heard and our values echoed in the halls of government.
Progressive Majority is recruiting the next generation of progressive champions to follow in the footsteps of these great leaders.
This compilation is one tool we use to remind our candidates about what it means to be a progressive, to reinforce their sense of conviction about progressive politics, and to motivate them to become true champions in the fight for social change.
www.progressivemajority.com   (1095 words)

  
 A Brief Overview of Progressive Education
Although there are numerous differences of style and emphasis among progressive educators, they share the conviction that democracy means active participation by all citizens in social, political and economic decisions that will affect their lives.
These elements of progressive education have been termed "child-centered" and "social reconstructionist" approaches, and while in extreme forms they have sometimes been separated, in the thought of John Dewey and other major theorists they are seen as being necessarily related to each other.
Led by Dewey, progressive educators opposed a growing national movement that sought to separate academic education for the few and narrow vocational training for the masses.
www.uvm.edu /~dewey/articles/proged.html   (888 words)

  
 Spanish Grammar: present progressive
The present progressive is formed by combining the verb "to be" with the present participle.
To form the present progressive, simply conjugate the verb estar to agree with the subject of the sentence, and follow it with the present participle.
Remember, only use the present progressive for actions that are "in progress." Compare the uses of the present indicative with the uses of the present progressive.
www.studyspanish.com /lessons/presprog.htm   (347 words)

  
 Progressive Missionary Baptist Church of Columbia, MO   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Progressive is a ministry-oriented church where we strive to honor and serve God every day, not just Sunday morning.
We have a myriad of different ministries that go on throughout the week where Progressive members are the heart-and-soul of the projects.
We feel that to be an effective church in the twenty-first century, we must have a church body that follows the model Paul described in his letter to the Ephesians.
progressive.missouri.org   (176 words)

  
 Buyer's Guide to Progressive Lenses at AllAboutVision.com
Progressive lenses, sometimes referred to as no-line bifocals, not only provide visual correction for distances that traditional bifocals can't, but they also hide the fact that you even need reading glasses.
Progressive lenses are the closest to how natural vision is (before the onset of presbyopia) that you can get in a pair of prescription eyeglasses.
Until recently, another disadvantage of the progressive corridor was that an eyeglass frame had to be a rather large size in order to accommodate all of the areas of focus in the lens.
www.allaboutvision.com /lenses/progressives.htm   (844 words)

  
 Progressive Librarian   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Visit the Progressive Librarians Guild website to subscribe to Progressive Librarian and to become a part of a network for discourse and action on library issues.
Progressive Librarian is published, produced and distributed by the Progressive Librarians Guild two times a year; ISSN 1052-5722; Indexed in the
All articles published in Progressive Librarian not controlled by other agreements are licensed under a Creative Commons License.
www.libr.org /PL   (171 words)

  
 The Progressive Pages / www.progpages.com
In almost all everyday situations, mention of the term "progressive rock" or "progressive metal" will result in blank stares that generally lead to the question, "What is progressive music?" Newcomers to the genre, myself included at the time, seem to frequently ask this question in prog discussions.
I feel that the title "progressive" is no more than a descriptive term by which to classify music with certain qualities, not an instruction that obligates the music to a strict sense of development.
A somewhat common element of progressive music is the "concept album" (or "rock-opera"), which is basically a storyline or theme-based work in which the individual songs on an album all relate to one another to either directly recount a story or to immerse the listener into a more abstract experience.
www.progpages.com /index.asp?page=whatsprog.htm   (2038 words)

  
 Progressive Canadian Party of Canada Parti Progressiste Canadien   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
We are guided by the Constitution and Policies of the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada as they were at the time it was removed from the registry of Elections Canada on December 7, 2003.
Our purpose is returning the PC Party to its proper place in Canadian political life as a moderate, centrist option for the electorate.
In 1854 Sir John A. Macdonald called for all “progressive Conservatives” to join together to defeat a corrupt government and provide a moderate but courageous vision.
www.pcparty.org   (273 words)

  
 Home - Progressive Maryland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
We are a permanent organization of thousands of individual dues-paying members along with dozens of institutional affiliates, including most of the strongest labor unions, faith communities, and civil rights groups in the state.
But a new report authored by the Progressive Maryland Education Fund tempers the celebration with the finding that the living standard of working families in our state has declined for the past three years.
After the protest, Progressive Maryland Executive Director Tom Hucker hosts a news conference, where he releases a report showing that Bush's plan would plunge 92,000 Maryland seniors into poverty and function as a multibillion dollar, unfunded federal mandate on the state.
www.progressivemaryland.org   (664 words)

  
 Progressive Policy Institute: Defining the Third Way   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
There is a growing trend of environmental consciousness among evangelical groups, and the emergence of this religious environmental movement presents progressives with an opportunity to build a new alliance that could produce positive legislative action on a host of environmental challenges.
Progressives ought to rally behind Sen. McCain's sensible attempt to align U.S. treatment of terrorist suspects and detainees with basic American values.
We need to adopt a progressive agenda to help parents shield their kids from these invasive pressures.
www.ppionline.org /index.cfm   (329 words)

  
 Progressive Humanism--A World View Based on Science and Common Sense
Progressive Humanism, A World View, based on science and commonsense, afghanistan, altruism, anthropology, atheism, creationism, culture, darwin, environment, ethics, ethnicity, evolution, human nature, human origins, humanism, memes, morality, philosophy, population, religion, satire, sociobiology, terrorism, foreign policy
I argue that it is the progressive enlargement of the society with which the individual identifies.
The Progressive Humanist notes that these are our roots, and out of them we have forged the human qualities we value.
www.progressivehumanism.com   (2380 words)

  
 Progressive Dane
Progressive Dane elected Brenda Konkel and John McNamara as co-chairs.
Progressive Dane believes that ordinary citizens should control public policies at the community and national levels.
Progressive Dane's "In The News" blog keeps you up to date on the latest news from (and about) PD. Check here for information on PD's policy initiatives and to read about what our endorsed elected officials are up to.
www.prodane.org   (1148 words)

  
 Progressive Asset Management
Progressive Asset Management, Inc. (PAM) is the first independent full-service investment brokerage in the US to specialize in socially responsible investing (SRI).
PAM puts the power of the share to work by offering clients the opportunity to invest for both social progress and financial return.
Progressive Asset Management (PAM) is the socially responsible division of Financial West Group (FWG).
www.progressive-asset.com   (343 words)

  
 Progressive 2003 Interactive Annual Report
The principal office of The Progressive Corporation is at 6300 Wilson Mills Road, Mayfield Village, Ohio 44143.
Progressive supports qualified not-for-profit organizations working to reduce the human trauma and economic cost of auto accidents.
In addition, The Progressive Insurance Foundation, established in December 2001, will contribute to qualified tax-exempt organizations that are financially supported by Progressive employees.
investors.progressive.com /03_annual/noflash/share.html   (717 words)

  
 A Progressive Christian   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This could be considered unChristian in some circles, but A Progressive Christian’s Conservation Department assures me that they have seen pictures of a dodo and a platypus (and themselves naked), and are pretty sure that God has a sense of humor.
It has come to the attention of A Progressive Christian's Department of Personal Grooming that a certain "live and let live" attitude has been fostered among the liberal classes with respect to personal appearance.
The hard-working Staff of A Progressive Christian's Department of Legal Analysis has come up with a somewhat different, but potentially workable, test for whether public references to God should be enshrined on stone on public property.
progressive-christian.blogspot.com   (7065 words)

  
 Cooking to Hook Up: The Bachelor's Date-Night Cookbook   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Progressive Girls want the world to be a better place, but they live out their politics in a moderate, left-of-center way.
If you are going to date a Progressive Girl, the one sin you can commit is to be a chameleon.
One very positive thing you can do is offer her new experiences -- the Progressive Girl is fearless about trying new things.
www.cookingtohookup.com /girls/progressive.php   (276 words)

  
 Princeton Progressive Review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Editor Asheesh Siddique will be on the Tony Trupiano Show this afternoon with Ben Hubbard, Campus Programs Director at the Center for American Progress and CampusProgress.org, at around 5 PM to discuss the Frist Filibuster now removed to Washington, DC.
But her new blog appalls me. It’s self-infatuation to the extreme- people are reading it for the celebrity charm, not because it adds anything to the national debate.
progressives aren't "destroying" any fabric of America when they call for judges that will uphold the Constitution- they're trying to protect it from being Talibanized by Mullah Bill Frist, Ayatollah Pat Robertson, and the rest of their nutty cronies.
progrev.blogspot.com   (5603 words)

  
 IPPN
The newly-formed coalition, United Progressives for Democracy, also called for support of an 11-point Voters' Bill of Rights to "bring the U.S. electoral system into the 21st century," in the words of conference organizer Ted Glick.
We have set up a comprehensive website, www.democracy2004.org, with information about a wide range of activities, actions and resources that, cumulatively, can have a major impact in helping to generate the broadest and deepest peace and justice vote in November, 2004.
Arthur devoted the last 30 years of his life to the cause of building an independent progressive party, a "mass party of the people" as he called it in a paper written in the early '70s.
www.ippn.org   (1590 words)

  
 America's Progressive Community - Common Dreams NewsCenter/NewsWire
NGLTF is the leading progressive civil rights organization that has supported grassroots organizing and advocacy to strengthen the gay and lesbian movement at the state and local level while connecting these activities to a national vision of change.
Progressive Majority has a clear and bold purpose: To elect progressive champions who will help change the direction of this country.
Redefining Progress seeks to shift the prevailing definition of progress, from one based exclusively on a growing economy, to one that resonates with people's sense of the quality of their lives.
www.commondreams.org /community.htm   (5270 words)

  
 Progressive Investor Relations Information - NYSE: PGR
To learn more, read Progressive's IR Policy and Financial Objectives and Policies.
Progressive releases the latest financial results for September 2005.
View all Financial Releases or Progressive's Guide to interpreting its monthly reporting package.
investors.progressive.com   (185 words)

  
 Progressive Democrats :: Liberal Political Party, Republic of Ireland :: Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Progressive Democrats Senator John Minihan has welcomed the announcement by Minister of State Tom Parlon, T.D. that Corkis to be the subject of a major Flood Risk Study.
A comprehensive overview of the policies of the Progressive Democrats in Government.
Progressive Democrats Councilors in Dublin today welcomed a massive investment in sport for the Capital City under the Sports Capital Programme.
www.progressivedemocrats.ie   (286 words)

  
 Gentle Giant's Music
They captured almost everything that was great about the 1970s progressive rock movement and ignored most of the unfortunate pretensions.
A good album to start with is Three Friends simply because it is their album that is most like what the other progressive groups of the day were doing.
"Progressive rock was able to solve yet another challenge posed by the psychedelic jam - how to create a sense of direction - by drawing on 19th-century symphonic music's fondness for building up tension until a shattering climax is reached, upbruptly tapering off, and then starting the whole process anew....
www.blazemonger.com /GG/music.html   (1343 words)

  
 Progressive Chess
Progressive variant where each piece is moved at most once.
Progressive Chess is perhaps the most widely played of all variants.
Although the Progressive Chess concept can be applied to almost any variant, the game is typically played as a variant of orthodox chess with orthodox board and pieces.
www.chessvariants.com /multimove.dir/progressive.html   (1285 words)

  
 progressive rock encyclopedia
… The Progressive Rock Encyclopedia (Germany), Sal Pichireddu "Bleed" is a beautiful album of minimalist technique, and makes one very curious about the future …
Yes's combination of technical proficiency, enigmatic lyrics, and large egos captured the essence of the progressive rock movement.
If one were to produce a soundtrack album of the 1980s, most of the tracks would probably be labeled "new wave." Much of what passed for new wave......(Continue Reading)
www.jolietpages.com /progressive-rock-encyclopedia.html   (344 words)

  
 Progressive Art Collection Home Page
The Progressive Art Collection supports our company culture — the unique confluence of our people, values, aspirations and work environment — by promoting the pursuit of innovation and change.
The Progressive Art Collection challenges one’s natural inclination to remain inflexible in the face of an ever-growing need to be open to new ideas and alternative perspectives.
In concert with Progressive’s Core Value of Excellence, the Progressive Art Collection presents outstanding artistic achievement to provide a stimulating work environment that encourages open-mindedness to what is unfamiliar and different.
art.progressive.com   (205 words)

  
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 tBLOG - The Progressive Caucus of Sembawang   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Relative success has also been noted in the use of the “CNN effect” by NGOs to highlight the humanitarian crisis in Darfur despite initial efforts by numerous governments to suppress relevant information in their possession, such that governments were moved to action only after media coverage heightened public awareness.
This awareness campaign has also enabled the mobilization of a vast pool of committed talent from the global progressive community, faced with the dilemma of opposition to war in all cases, yet expressing sympathy with the afflictions of communities subjected to the oppressive rule of dictatorial regimes.
Progressives need to understand that Franklin Roosevelt was elected president in 1932 on a wishy-washy platform no bolder than the Kerry platform.
progressive.tblog.com   (11966 words)

  
 Progressive Jackpot Games
The Progressive is a constantly accumulating prize, the value of which is displayed and regularly updated in the relevant casino game.
In other words, if the Progressive is 5,600 this refers to 5,600 CREDITS that could be won and not 5,600 coins.
Please note that it is the Progressive value on the server that is used when the Progressive is paid out.
www.progressive-jackpots.co.uk   (293 words)

  
 Progressive Democrats of America   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
At the birth of Progressive Democrats of America last year, we made a solemn promise to organize and mobilize the antiwar movement within the Democratic Party.
The three PDA chapters in Ohio support and are working to get the word out to voters that reform will put the voter back into elections and end the "pay for play" politics that have hijacked the democratic process in the state.
Where Progressive Democrats of America and our allies disagree with this particular line of thinking is the part about having to stay.
www.progressivevote.org   (1415 words)

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