The original progressive reform movement was flexible and broad.
That’s why it worked.
- Joshua Zeitz
“Medicare for All.” “The Green New Deal.” Calls to overhaul the Supreme Court and replace the Electoral College.
Many activists today are heralding a new progressive movement—a successor to the vibrant reform coalition that swept both major political parties in the early years of the 20th century.
There’s more than a little truth to this comparison.
America’s current reality—marked by rising income inequality, the concentration of political and economic power and changing patterns of work and…