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Progress can refer to:

  • The idea of a process in which societies or individuals become better or more modern (technologically and/or socially). To be able to decide if something is progressive or not, if something is better or more modern than something else, one has to have a clear concept of what it means for something to be good or to be modern, and in the case of modernity, whether it is desirable or undesirable.
  • In economics specifically, the means of measuring progress towards desirable ends (e.g. better state services or more wealth or more access to means of creating it; i.e. opportunity as defined usually by some political ideology).
  • Progress in philosophy, which is hard to measure,
  • One of several political movements. In United States and other English-speaking countries, progressivism refers to a leftist ideology. In Denmark and Norway, Progress Party is a far-right party.
  • The Progress spacecraft,
  • Progress Software Corporation, the creator of Progress 4GL.
  • In monarchies a Royal Progress is a formal tour of the state by its monarch.

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Political progressivism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (590 words)
Progressives in the US were strong in the early parts of the 20th century.
The term progressive is popular in Australia, since many on the left usually support either the Labor Party, the Democrats or the Greens, opposed to the right-wing Liberal Party of Australia.
Progressive Party, which refers to 3 different parties of different periods, to see how the term progressive has been used in political campaigns in the past.
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