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  The Ultimate Progressive Generation - American History Information Guide and Reference
The Progressive Generation is a name coined by William Strauss and Neil Howe in their book Generations for that generation of Americans born from 1843 to 1859.
The Progressives were caught in an odd warp of history, as the Civil War saeculum did not have a Hero (or Civic) archetype.
The Progressives' typical grandparents were of the Compromise Generation.
www.historymania.com /american_history/Progressive_Generation   (352 words)

  Progressive Generation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Progressive Generation is a name coined by William Strauss and Neil Howe in their book Generations for that generation of Americans born from 1843 to 1859.
The Progressives were caught in an odd warp of history, as the American Civil War saeculum did not have a Hero (or Civic) archetype.
The Progressives' typical grandparents were of the Compromise Generation.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Progressive_Generation   (439 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   (819 words)

 Progressive Commons: Principles Archives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Progressives understand that government cannot coerce ethical behavior, though it can and should promote the material and intellectual conditions through which ethical behavior can be practiced.
The problems that confront progressives are problems of community, of in-groups and out-groups, of the discourse that separates friend from foe, stranger from neighbor, ourselves from the evil other.
Progressive liberals should consider the possibility that the "lost liberalism" narrative is an oversimplified history, verging on myth.
progressivecommons.org /principles   (2924 words)

 Guardian | The progressive generation declaration: Europe's progressive future (part one)
Progressive governments in Europe and around the world demonstrated that a fully functioning market economy need not be the enemy of, but can be the key to, social progress.
If the progressive centre-left in Europe is to develop appealing ideas and effective strategies, it must continue the process of overcoming the deep divisions that have been created by the war in Iraq.
Current progressive thinking owes much to social democratic modernisation policies of the last decade, to the green crusade of the 1980s and to the liberal economic reform agenda of the 1990s.
www.guardian.co.uk /print/0,3858,5146215-106710,00.html   (3113 words)

 Eyecare Business
Again, educating the customer on the merits of a progressive that is suited to their active needs will open this door.
Progressives also make sense for active boomers because the field of vision is larger.
The clinching factor in the progressive presentation to boomers is that, typically, this group is willing to pay for the best products available to them if they enhance their vision and lifestyle.
www.eyecarebiz.com /article.aspx?article=50678   (2137 words)

 The Greatest Generation Yet | New Politics Institute
This massive generation rivals that of the Baby Boom in size, but could rival the social and political impact of the GI Generation, those known for fighting World War II, building the prosperous post-war American society, and leading the country from JFK through the next six presidents.
Today’s younger generation seem to have many of the characteristics of that older cohort that came of age in the progressive turbulence of the 1930s and later led the country through the liberal heyday of the post-war boom.
Every generation has a personality that is formed partly by its reaction to previous generations and by historical influences in its formative stages.
www.newpolitics.net /node/179?full_report=1   (1421 words)

 Welcome to Progressive Majority Washington | Progressive Majority Washington
Progressive Majority is focused not just on the next election, but on building a political movement that will elect an enduring majority for years to come.
Part of a national organization, the purpose of our candidate program is to recruit, promote, train, support, and elect candidates who will promote a progressive agenda.
Our efforts in Washington state began in 2004, helping to elect progressives to the state legislature and take back the State Senate for the Democrats.
www.progressivemajoritywashington.org   (230 words)

 Generation of Progressive Fluid Waves in a Geo-Centrifuge
This paper describes a practical way of generating progressive fluid waves in a wave tank of limited length that may be readily mounted on a geo-centrifuge.
The optimal distance behind the partition to the far end of the wave channel was found to be equal to approximately a quarter wave length of the incident waves.
This led to the second stage of experimentation in which fine-grained sand beds were subjected to a range of essentially progressive waves, with viscous scaling introduced.
www.astm.org /JOURNALS/GEOTECH/PAGES/266.htm   (263 words)

 Progressive Majority - Candidate Training
Progressive Majority is focused not just on the next election, but on building a progressive political movement that will elect an enduring majority for years to come.
Through this program —the only one of its kind in the nation —we are building a formidable farm team of progressive candidates at the local and state legislative levels who will provide progressive leadership in their local communities once elected, and fill the political pipeline for higher office for decades to come.
Through the Candidate Recruitment and Development Program, Progressive Majority is working today to elect principled progressives to office at the state and local levels, to fill the political pipeline with candidates who will continue to seek higher office, and to ensure the vitality and continued political growth of the progressive movement for decades to come.
www.progressivemajority.org /training   (512 words)

 MTV Generation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It is one of the only bridges between the Consciousness Revolution era (into which the MTV Generation would be the last to be born) and the starting point of the Culture Wars era in which the major part of Generation Y would be born.
The last generation to appreciate its significance in a changing culture, specifically the shift from the hardwired, analogue technologies to the wireless, Digital Revolution; examples such as semi-obsolete items of the pre-digital era such as VHS tapes, audio cassetes and vinyl records.
Their findings led them to name young adults of the time "Generation 9/11" due to their civic involvement and political awareness, leading many to believe that this group of people were less like the Vietnam protesters and more like the pro-war patriotic GI Generation [14] [15].
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/MTV_Generation   (3984 words)

 Center For Progressive Leadership - About Us
The Center for Progressive Leadership is dedicated to developing the next generation of progressive leaders, from high school and college students to activists and future candidates.
The Center for Progressive Leadership is aggressively working to build a parallel recruitment and training infrastructure to develop the next generation of progressive political leaders.
The Center for Progressive Leadership is developing cadres of effective and inspiring messengers who connect directly with voters to communicate a powerful progressive platform.
www.progressleaders.org /aboutus/ourvision.htm   (411 words)

 Welcome to 20/20 Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
At best, it was a stopgap measure allowing their lens designers time to create the next generation of progressive addition lenses.
A single generic description of the advantages of progressive lenses is no longer a good idea.
Non-specific complaints, just general dissatisfaction may mean that the customer has had second thoughts about the frame or is reacting to comments by friends or family.
www.2020mag.com /ce_article.asp?page=ce/2704/lesson.htm   (2763 words)

 SoundStage! Network Home Theater & Sound -- Video Noise
It is called "progressive scan" because the display of the image "progresses" across and down the screen uninterrupted.
Similarly, panning the progressive camera will also blur the images if a full 1/60 of a second is required to capture each image.
However, to make use of these flags for the new generation of progressive-scan displays, new DVD chip sets will need to be developed since the existing MPEG video chip set does the interlacing internally, making it impossible to access the digital frame data on the DVD directly.
www.hometheatersound.com /features/videonoise/vn_20010901.htm   (1128 words)

 Building A Progressive Majority
Progressive Majority is working closely with many other "Beat Bush" efforts underway and plans to increase those efforts.
As Totten sees it, "It's the first step in a long-range project to fill the pipeline with the next generation of progressive elected leaders." PROPAC will also lend critical fundraising support, tapping candidates into a growing network of more than 20,000 small donors and helping them develop their own donor bases.
With Progressive Majority and PROPAC emerging as savvy players at this crucial time, there's hope that sometime soon a new generation of passionate and principled leaders will drive progressive values into the political debate and the electoral arena.
www.thenation.com /blogs/edcut?pid=1115   (637 words)

 Teacher Resources - Feature - American Memory Timeline: New Era
The progressives, as they called themselves, worked to make American society a better and safer place in which to live.
Many progressives were also concerned with the environment and conservation of resources.
The 1920s, also known as the "roaring twenties" and as "the new era," were similar to the Progressive Era in that America continued its economic growth and prosperity.
memory.loc.gov /learn/features/timeline/progress/progress.html   (292 words)

 Progressive Majority
Progressive Majority recently unveiled PROPAC, a bold new strategy to redefine progressive electoral politics by recruiting, training and supporting progressive candidates for office in 2004 and beyond.
Adding states each cycle, Progressive Majority’s vision is to make progressive candidate development part of the permanent political infrastructure in 15 presidential battleground states over by 2008.
Progressive Majority already has a track record of making a difference supporting progressive candidates.
www.commondreams.org /scriptfiles/news2003/1118-03.htm   (488 words)

 WireTap Magazine - How Progressives Can Win in the Long Run   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
And progressives have made great strides in supporting young progressive leadership development at a national scale over the last few years through the creation of new, progressive leadership development organizations with a nationwide and multi-issue focus, including Young People For, the League of Young Voters and the Center for Progressive Leadership.
Unlike their conservative counterparts, youth-focused progressive organizations are often funded with a "buying," not "building," mentality, meaning that donors want their contribution to have immediate payoffs, such as election-year voter registration, but are not focusing on investing in the strategic, long-term sustainability of those organizations.
Progressives should make a commitment to youth leadership development throughout our nonprofit organizations -- not just youth-led organizations -- that is on the same scale as that of the right wing.
www.wiretapmag.org /stories/42142   (1373 words)

 Truman National Security Project - Activities
We then train progressive leaders, politicians, staffers, state and local officials, and progressive infrastructure around the country in how to talk about national security in a way that makes Americans feel safe.
Progressive politicians need national security plans that look ahead to address security issues brewing in the next four months.
In addition to ideas, long-term leadership requires bringing the right people into the progressive tent—including non-traditional progressives such as veterans and military service-members, firefighters and police officers on the front lines of homeland security, red-state progressives, and others who form the new generation of progressive leadership.
www.trumanproject.org /activities.php   (642 words)

 Intuitive Music » Blog Archive » Progressive Rock - Definition
The main characteristic of progressive rock is the free fusion of all sorts of styles and the attitude of exploration in terms of sound and structure.
The evolution of progressive rock was parallel to the exploration of sound during the 70’s.
In the late 70’s, the progressive rock scene was hitten by the press media that decided to give way to new music styles such as punk and the style lost it’s popularity very fast.
www.intuitivemusic.com /progressive-rock-definition   (535 words)

 Jon Stahl’s Journal » Blog Archive » The Progressive Generation Gap
Speaking as a 31-year-old, semi-establishment type, I think Mark Schmitt is really hitting on something when he speaks of “The Progressive Generation Gap, which Markos “DailyKos” Moulitsas riffed on a few days back.
They have seen political success not so much in the liberal movements that the boomers are nostalgic for, but in the unity and motivate-the-base strategy of the current Republican party, and in the exciting communion of the Dean campaign.
…But the political experience of this generation is much narrower, and for all the excitement of organizing communities, they don’t yet have much to show for it.
blogs.onenw.org /jon/archives/2005/04/26/the-progressive-generation-gap   (1256 words)

 MediaRights: News: Campus Progress: A New Generation of Campus Activism
A project of the Center for American Progress, Campus Progress is dedicated to empowering a new generation of progressive leaders.
Launched in February of 2005, Campus Progress was founded as a response to highly effective organizing by conservative groups like Young America's Foundation, the Inter-Collegiate Studies Institute, and the Leadership Institute, which have together spent more than $35 million a year over the past 30 years waging a campaign to empower young conservative leaders.
Fortunately, organizations are invited to host a screening of Reel Progress films on their own campuses, and so the debate doesn't end at Campus Progress' headquarters in DC (so far about 40 such campus screenings have been held).
www.mediarights.org /news/2006/08/17/campus_progress_a_new_generation_of_campus_activism   (1026 words)

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Progressive scanning motion imagery also yields significantly superior still image frames as compared to interlace still image frames.
Progressively scanned images are more "computer friendly" since computer displays are natively progressive built from square pixels, and whereas the majority of DoD/IC/USIGS motion imagery (video) exploitation activities are associated with computer processing systems, native-format progressive imagery will yield better image results for less cost.
For next generation, all progressive display technologies, such as high resolution flat panels and solid-state projectors, which are seen by many as the true future display technology for HDTV, 720p delivers significantly improved images.
www.atd.net /HDTV_faq.html   (3208 words)

 Young People For: Progressive Organizations
Campus Progress, a project of the Center for American Progress, works to strengthen progressive voices on college and university campuses nationwide; to counter the growing influence of right-wing groups on campus; and to empower new generations of progressive leaders.
The Center for Progressive Leadership (CPL) is the first national political training institute dedicated to building the next generation of progressive political leaders.
Purpose is to say that the new generation has a different future in mind: a future where our government leads the way to foster the values of tolerance and diversity, not divisiveness and conformity.
www.youngpeoplefor.org /resources/orgs   (3196 words)

 South American Progressive Rock CDs
A weakness of the current generation of prog bands is that it’s difficult to hear anything in their music that even suggests their country of origin, as they tend to play a generic, international Anglo-prog.
This Chilean progressive band led by keyboardist Pedro Muñoz Recabarren was founded and active since the 1980’s, but had to wait until 2005 for their work to be published.
Their brand of flute-driven progressive is a bit like a jazzier Focus, more structured and melodic than the likes of Flor de Loto or Koiak, who are South American bands with a similar lineup but with a looser, jamming style.
www.kinesiscd.com /brazil.htm   (9783 words)

 Center For Progressive Leadership - Homepage
The Center for Progressive Leadership (CPL) is a national political training institute dedicated to developing the next generation of progressive political leaders.
CPL is dedicated to reinvigorating our national commitment to progressive values such as creating economic opportunities for all, providing high-quality schooling for our children, protecting civil rights, and ensuring affordable health care for every American.
The Center for Progressive Leadership (CPL) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan 501(c)(3) educational organization.
www.progressleaders.org   (260 words)

 TomPaine.com - Gift From The Greatest Generation
Yes, conservatives and others—including the liberal Brokaw—have used the celebration of the World War II veterans to belittle or attack the 1960s generation for its opposition to the war in Southeast Asia.
And, yes, the Greatest Generation was originally marked by isolationist sentiments and, all too often, by racism and a host of others sins.
The powers that be have ever since been energetically endeavoring to obscure and effectively bury the truly progressive memories and legacies of the Greatest Generation along with those who constituted it.
www.tompaine.com /articles/2006/11/05/gift_from_the_greatest_generation.php   (589 words)

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