Saturday, April 2, 2016

“Progressive” and “Liberal” (Let Alone “Left!”) Are Not the Same: Why I’m a Progressive


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So what are the differences between being a liberal and a progressive? In many ways, I feel like the 2004 piece by John Halpin of the Center for American Progress gets at a lot of it. Key points:  ... 
“…given the focus on pragmatic approaches to solving world problems, progressives want to return to a bipartisan American foreign policy that focuses on the proven and successful path of building alliances, sharing burdens, using strong public diplomacy, and developing an integrated national security strategy based on prevention in the broadest sense rather than preemptive wars and an over reliance on military might alone.” ...

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