ProgressNow, an outfit that specializes in promoting a politically progressive agenda and challenging "conservative propaganda," was founded on the principle that local activists can be more effective if they choose their own battles as opposed to doing the bidding of puppet masters in big cities hundreds of miles away. The group's approach has worked so well that ProgressNow is sharing it beyond Colorado's borders; eight states were represented at a mid-July training session in Denver. The creation of de facto franchises might seem to contradict ProgressNow's... More >>>