Progressivism: a Primer on the Idea Destroying America, by James Ostrowski
“Progressivism” is not a neutral or objective book, make no mistake about that. It is a book written by a classical liberal that tries, and in my opinion succeeds, in explaining what progressivism as a political ideology really is and amounts to in practice, what it means for the existence of freedom, and how it ought to be battled.
Ostrowski goes through the political ideology of progressivism by explaining first how a certain type of people draw progressive conclusions about social issues, what reasons they have to come to those conclusions, the basis on which they feel the need to come to those conclusions, the veracity and rationality of those conclusions and how they are put into the kind of political policy that effects everyone’s lives. Continue Reading