Our Country Could Learn A Lot From Tanzania’s President John Magufuli

I usually write about American politics, but I came across a story on Reddit today about Tanzania’s president, John Magufuli, that I wanted to share with our readers here at Forward Progressives. The media has been full of stories recently about the incredible negativity, hatred, and ignorance in our country – especially when it comes […]

Is Bernie Sanders Preparing To Run In 2016?

Many Democrats, independents, and progressives (myself included) have been hoping Bernie Sanders would consider making a run for the White House in 2016, whether as an independent candidate or as a Democrat. After much hope and speculation, it does look like he’s finally beginning to test the waters. According to the Burlington Free Press, Bernie […]

The Greatest Threat to Liberals? Ourselves

Yes, I said it. All too often, we end up being our own worst enemy, and I’m going to tell you why. Let’s flash back to 2008 and the glorious afterglow of the night when President Obama was elected. For a short period of time, Democrats had control of the House and Senate and things […]