Progressive Democrats of America

Jake Johnson, staff writer
"It doesn't seem too much to ask that the candidates, who have months and months of campaigning, devote a single evening to coming to grips with this crisis," said founder Bill McKibben
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
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"Sen. Sanders is the people's champion we need in the White House, and I'm...
Jon Queally, staff writer
With nationwide House Parties planned for this month and a reinvigorated and...


Longtime activist and rabble-rouser Tim Carpenter, who founded the Progressive Democrats of America and worked with social advocacy movements for progressive legislation, has died of cancer at 55. Rep. James McGovern, one of his Congressional partners, praised him as "a passionate fighter for peace and justice and all causes that are good. He was a remarkable person with a spine of steel and heart of gold.”