New Online Course: Ideology 101 in 2008

Ideology 101 in 2008

Movement Vision Lab Logo.jpgPolitical thought in the United States can't just be divided into two camps — us vs. them, left vs. right, progressive vs. conservative — it's much more complicated than that. There are actually a variety of progressive viewpoints on the economy, foreign policy and values — and they often contradict one another.

Redeeming the sunshine patriot

Wow! Summer! You've studied hard and worked hard, now it's time to lay back in the sun.




Or not. Instead of letting your brains rot away under some umbrella while you sip a drink that also has an umbrella, you should take the time to brush up on your activist strategies. Lucky as you are, you don't even have to look because YP4 has tons of resources available so you can learn something as your skin silently screams for relief from the sun.

Strategy Papers

Little Black Books

Progressive Academy Online

Sign-Up for the Progressive Academy Online! I'm Just Sayin...

| February 28, 2008 - 5:21 pm

Tags: Progressive Academy Online

YP4's Progressive Academy Online (PAO) is now enrolling participants for its first course of 2008: The New Democracy: Technology and Organizing for the Progressive Youth Movement. YP4 partnered with Future 5000 to create the course focused on technology and building youth progressive power.

Sign-Up Now! Not convinced? Read more after the jump...I'm just sayin.

New Progressive Academy Online course - Starts June 4th

| May 24, 2007 - 5:11 pm

Tags: GOTV, Progressive Academy Online


The new Progressive Academy Online course will cover GOTV and Direct Voter Contact. YP4 has partnered with the Young Elected Officials Network to develop the curriculum for this 6-week course that will take a critical look at how to effectively target, contact and persuade voters.

For more information please see the full description for the course here.

To enroll email Verena at  This course is free and open to the public.

Ideas Sector 101 - Enroll Today!!

| April 4, 2007 - 11:09 am

Tags: education, Progressive Academy Online, public policy


Ideas Sector 101: Marketplace for Ideas begins Monday, April 16th and will focus on the dynamic and broad spectrum of topics encompassed by the Ideas Sector. In this course we will examine the basic ways thought can influence social change, from think tanks, editorials, and blogs to case studies highlighting examples of activism through public policy.