Progressivism Quotes (68 quotes)
Certainly there are no greater preventable threats to the safety of the nation than unrestricted carbon pollution. Because some in the media love nonsensical historical analogies, Donald Trump is somehow being compared to the guy on Mount Rushmore. Of all the questions which can come before this nation, short of the actual preservation of its existence in a great war, there is none which compares in importance with the great central task of leaving this land even a better land for our descendants than it is for us , and training them into a better race to inhabit the land and pass it on. Conservation is a great moral issue for it involves the patriotic duty of insuring the safety and continuance of the nation. Yes, the famous Republican President Teddy Roosevelt would be what modern conservatives typically label a socialist tree-hugger. While Trump has espoused progressive ideas from time to time, his denial of climate science and of the urgent need for climate action by itself makes him the true radical.
Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. Join Goodreads. Quotes tagged as "progressive-era" Showing of Too much focus on process, has left many blind to measured, tangible progress. McFarlane Beau.
The progressive movement against the war of occupation in Iraq is a reason for hope, as is resistance to free trade agreements in Latin America. Those are moments that we have to celebrate: that people still find the resolve and energy to resist., All rights reserved.
Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. Join Goodreads. Quotes tagged as "progressivism" Showing of Everything has changed too fast. Railroads and telegraphs and kerosene and coal stoves -- they're good to have but the trouble is, folks get to depend on 'em. Apparently it never occurs to them that you can't make rapid, drastic changes in the technology and the economy of a society without causing rapid changes in all other aspects of the society as well, and that such rapid changes inevitably break down traditional values.
I believe moderates will need to be driven out in order to usher in the progressive era. Votes: 3. Throughout the United States, at the dawn of the Progressive era, dozens of laws and regulations were established to empower police officers, public-health officials, and even the armed forces to vaccinate at will, and, if necessary, at gunpoint. Votes: 1. What, after all, is the narrative of 'the American Dream?