What they mean by "progressive"

Do socialists really want to use that word?

The US left is extraordinarily narrow and homogenous, ideologically speaking — and yet consider all of the words we use to describe it. Within its dominant overtly capitalist wing we have terms like corporate Democrat, centrist, liberal, moderate, social democrat, and so on. What do all of these distinctions really mean, and why are we making them?

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