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Winless, but still Fired-up - the Struggle for Progressivism in America

Big victories have eluded progressives in the United States (US) ever since Donald Trump took up residence in the White House. Signed international progressive treaties have been sidelined, national environmental protections have been lifted, traditional strong relationships with allies have become spats, a trade war has been initiated against a behemoth trading entity, babies have been ripped from their mothers' arms at the US border, the rolls of migrant children in US detention have swollen and among other things, another US Supreme Court judge joins the court amid strong allegations of sexual misconduct.

Yet, progressives remain fired-up with a vow to continue the resistance against a social-limiting conservative agenda set by the Trump administration. 

Progressivism, with its ideals of economic opportunity, to correct injustice, to promote social welfare, to protect workers and to improve mutual concerns to better life, remains steadfast with a view of gaining a first major victory this November by delivering a Democratic Party win in at least one of the chambers of the US Congress.

While some impediments remain to the realization of a progressive victory this Fall, the progressive ideal has banked on the notion that enough Americans care for the general well being of the Republic, its reputation and its longstanding accepted policy of offering opportunity, liberty, equality and the rule of law to all peoples.