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The power of progress : how America's progressives can (once again) save our economy, our climate, and our country

Author: John Podesta; John Halpin
Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The former chief of staff for Bill Clinton identifies five of America's biggest challenges and offers an approach, based on progressive values, on how to deal with them, reshape America in the wake of the Bush presidency, and restore America's global leadership role.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Podesta; John Halpin
ISBN: 9780307382559 0307382559
OCLC Number: 225533876
Description: viii, 246 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Lesson 1: progressives stand with people, not privilege --
Lesson 2: progressives believe in the common good, and a government that offers a hand up --
Lesson 3.: progressives hold that all people are equal in the eyes of God and under the law --
Lesson 4: progressives stand for universal human rights and cooperative global security --
Progressivism versus conservatism --
Bill Clinton: a modern progressive --
George W. Bush: a disastrous conservative --
Applying progressive values to twenty-first-century global challenges --
Solving the global warming crisis --
Restoring the American dream in a global economy --
Creating sustainable security for America and the world.
Responsibility: John Podesta with John Halpin.
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The former chief of staff for Bill Clinton identifies five of America's biggest challenges and offers an approach, based on progressive values, on how to deal with them, reshape America in the wake of the Bush presidency, and restore America's global leadership role.

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