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15 Wins for the Progressive Movement in 2013
by Joshua Holland
Tuesday Dec 31st, 2013 4:28 AM
Partial victories are important since they can be strengthened. Problems don't disappear when they are ignored. We are called to be active subjects. Reconciliation means discovering a new unity relativizing differences. As prejudice can be overcome as a stepping stone to the "event of understanding" (the fusion of horizons, Hans Georg Gadamer, Truth and Method), ignorance and poverty can be overcome through structural/systemic change. False diagnosis and false therapy are worthless and only lead to more injustice and concentration of wealth.
15 Wins for the Progressive Movement in 2013
Joshua Holland December 27, 2013
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Joshua Holland is a senior digital producer for He’s the author of The Fifteen Biggest Lies About the Economy (and Everything Else the Right Doesn’t Want You to Know about Taxes, Jobs and Corporate America) (Wiley: 2010), and host of Politics and Reality Radio. Follow him on Twitter or drop him an email at hollandj [at] moyersmedia [dot] com.

While Washington was stuck in the grip of the politics of obstruction, grass-roots activists did their part, scoring some major wins for economic justice, civil liberties and democracy. As we near the end of the year, here are some of the biggest progressive wins we saw.
by Sarah van Gelder
Wednesday Jan 1st, 2014 3:33 AM
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10 Hopeful Things