“What is missing I think from the equation in our struggle today is that we must unleash radical thought… America has never been moved to perfect our desire for greater democracy without radical thinking and radical voices being at the helm of any such a quest.” Harry Belafonte, February 2013
Welcome to the newly enhanced ProgressiveValues.org website
Imagine America when today’s children are raising children of their own. What kind of country will America be?
We must face the fact that today’s multiple crises put the future of humanity at risk. America is at a tipping point. Will we silently observe right wing extremists dragging our country down to third world status or work vigorously, and smartly, toward restoring the American dream for everyone.
What we believe, how we think and what we do now – or don’t do — will create the future.
This web site is about the big picture, creating a vision of how everything is interconnected. It’s more about how we think and what we believe than facts and figures. It’s to open hearts and minds to new possibilities, about igniting a powerful public dialogue for the common good, about unleashing radical thought to transform America.
I think of this as participating in a national conversation with thinkers and writers reflecting diverse voices. I’ve selected and posted highlights of information and opinion from others and added my own voice. The posted material generated by others is their intellectual property. The framework, concept and compilations are mine. This work-in-progress is being put out into the creative commons to help accelerate change.
I’ve been doing this citizen education project on my own for ten years and will appreciate financial support so am enabling the website to accept contributions from those who appreciate this body of knowledge. I welcome inquiries from organizations that are interested in exploring ways we can collaborate. Contact me at Phyllis@progressivevalues.org.
With audacious faith, Phyllis Stenerson
We must move forward in the days ahead with audacious faith. The moral arc of the universe is long but it bends toward justice. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Recent e-letter: Harry Belafonte: Unleash radical thought May 29, 2013
Sources of material posted at www.ProgressiveValues.org include Alternet.org, AmericanProgress.org, Billmoyers.com, Commondreams.org, Democracynow.org, Enlightennext.org, Esquire.com, GeorgeLakoff.com, Huffingtonpost.com, Krugman.blogs.nytimes.com, Minpost.com, motherjones.com, Onbeing.org, Pfaw.org, Philosophynow.org, Politico.com, Religiondispatches.org, Robertreich.com, Rollingstone.com, Salon.com, Sojo.net, Thedailybeast.com, TheNation.com, Thinkprogress.org, Tikkun.org, Tomdispatch.com, Truth-out.org, Uuworld.org, Yesmagazine.org and more
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