The Roosevelt Institute sponsored what I thought was a very important and very good conference on the past, present, and future of progressivism in America. Yours truly presented on postwar liberalism. The program for the conference can be found here: Roosevelt Institute Conference. It was telecast live, but I'm not sure if they'll have proceedings on-line or not.
The conference was full of excellent insights among historians, public policy experts, and journalists. It also provided me the opportunity to explore Dublin on my own a bit. Anyone who is a fan of James Joyce (my PCT trail name was Buck Mulligan) salivates at the prospect. Just one photo to share on that front: