If you want to know what progressive politics means in the U.S. check the new magazine Democracy at http://www.democracyjournal.org/.
Their directors Kenneth Baer and Andrei Cherny think that after a decade when progressive thinking has been imprisoned, 2008 marks the chance to begin anew. "It’s our opportunity to present a new vision of ambition and scope to the nation that addresses the great challenges of our times, they write, from the threats of Islamist terror and global warming to the transformations of the global economy and the aging Baby Boom. In January of next year, they add and hope, the United States has the chance not only to inaugurate a new president, but also a new progressivism.
The magazine presents 20 concrete policy proposals that might inspire some thinkers on the other side of the Big Pond...
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