Kansas has a deeply progressive history. There was a time in this state's history when our pro-democracy political agenda would have just been expected. Unfortunately, the Kansas People’s Populist Party is gone. But the legacy of that movement still lives on through progressives young and old. We-- as a people, as a movement-- did not come this far to turn back when the work grew too difficult. We cannot afford to quit now. Reducing human suffering is not just a goal but a requirement for us all. We all want to see the world change.