Here’s a roundup of “2017’s Best & Worst” — for those who follow and support the Progressive Movement. While the list is in no particular order, resistance is the reigning theme…
2017: The Year of Resistance
Shining light on world-wide corruption… The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of 2017 | Global Witness
Truth-tellers, dissidents, and revolutionaries… The Best of 2017 | Redacted Tonight
Far-left leaders, actions, and inspiration… Best of 2017: From J20 to Syria; Pipeline Resistance to Police Abolition | Act Out!
Progressives par excellence… The 2017 Progressive Honor Roll | The Nation
Education battles; wins and losses… The Best — and Worst — Education News of 2017 | The Washington Post
2017 was “a year that birthed a new band of scrappy resisters who fought the climate-change denying, regulation-repealing powers that be.“… Vive La Résistance: 10 Ways People Stood up for the Planet in 2017 | Grist
It turns out, you’re not crazy… Top 5 Conspiracy Theories Verified True in 2017 | We Are Change
Just the facts, please… By the Numbers: a 2017 Money-In-Politics Index | The Center for Public Integrity
A rough year, yet some advancement… Top Ten Environmental Stories in a Difficult Time | Environment America
Throughout 2017, Bernie Sanders at the top… America’s Most and Least Popular Senators | Morning Consult
Creating diversion… Donald Trump’s 60 Worst Tweets of 2017, Ranked | Think Progress
Vive la Résistance… This Wasn’t the Year Trump Expected | MoveOn.Org
Our cousins over-the-water had quite the year (go Labour!)… Uk Politics: Best and Worst of 2017 | Betfair
On White House and American politics… Defining Moments of 2017 | Nerdcast, Politico
And so it goes.
This is how civilization evolves.
Next year, we’ll be talking about the
Best Progressive wins of the 2018 Elections.
Happy New Year!