from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The principles and practices of political progressives.
- n. Progressive education.
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- n. A political ideology that favours progress towards better conditions in society
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the political orientation of those who favor progress toward better conditions in government and society
You do realize that progressivism is the government running amuck?
Note to Beck the Clown: progressivism is not the “poison in our Republic”.
Yep … just keep on hoping to find SOMETHING that refutes what I know to be true … that progressivism is going down, and going down HARD!
David Bernstein says: his especially negative framing of progressivism is an accident
I am afraid looking at history does not resolve anything unless the conceptual question of what do you mean by progressivism is answered first.
If you go by said definition, progressivism is not defined by practicality.
For all of the handwringing and concern trolling and conserva-snarking about how his progressivism is part of a cynical bamboozlement or hijacking of the left, leading to nothing but tears and disappointment, Obama has in the first 48 hours of his presidency proven to be astonishingly progressive.
February 4th, 2010 at 11: 52 am progressivism is literally the opposite of conservatism
And progressivism is a good word because it shows what we stand for more clearly.
Liberalism and conservatism do not actually conflict in any semantic sense, but progressivism is literally the opposite of conservatism.