Talking about Progressive Values
If we progressives want to connect with people, it's important for us to talk about our values and what we care about. Talking about a list of policy positions isn't sufficient -- it's too intellectual. Yet many progressives aren't accustomed to talking, or even thinking, about what motivates us to support the positions we do.
Here are examples of four Commonweal Institute folks talking about values:
Edwin Rutsch, who is recording many people talking about their progressive values, is the interviewer who recorded these segments and many others during the Netroots Nation conference in Austin, Texas, in July 2008.