A Concise History of Modern American Colonialism
Finding a cure for polio is progress.
Scientists sharing information over the internet that can lead to a cure for cancer is progress.
The design and manufacture of seatbelts to be installed and properly worn in a motor vehicle to reduce fatal accidents is progress.
Developing and Building a 40 acre power centre adjacent to a class 3 wetland and Jesuit spiritual retreat,then taking the town to court when they won't approve rezoning isn't progress,it's avarice.