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Economic Progressivism is a political Economic Ideology. It supports progressive tax. Supporters of this view include Social Democrats. A progressive tax, or graduated tax, is a tax that is larger as a percentage of income for those with larger incomes. ... Social democracy is a political ideology emerging in the late 19th and early 20th centuries from supporters of Marxism who believed that the transition to a socialist society could be achieved through democratic evolutionary rather than revolutionary means. ...


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Economic progressivism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (162 words)
Economic progressivism is the name given to the economic views of progressives.
Economic progressivism draws advocates from all segments of the moderate left-wing, including social democrats and some liberals.
Brink Lindsey compares the advocated policies of economic progressivism to central planning, and see the labor laws and complications of income taxes which economic progressivism calls for as an infringement on economic freedom and in fact hurts, rather than improves social justice.
Progressivism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (967 words)
As a broad characterization of political leanings, political progressivism mostly refers to the politics of social progressivism and economic progressivism.
Progressivism may also mean preferring moderate change, as opposed to minimal or maximum change.
Implicit in the word "progressivism" is the assumption that the policies advocated by progressives are a form of progress.
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