What you're describing is fascism, not progressivism. Ever since Reagan, the USA has been going balls-out towards fascism. Lots of people would say that we're already there. Us progressives want to create a society that cares about its people instead of just the very rich and where it's possible for everyone to achieve a decent standard of living regardless of where they start at on the socioeconomic ladder.
You must mean the new sense of 'fascism', which is "things I don't like." Clearly you can't mean it in the traditional sense, because you'd know that 'brave dissidents' such as yourself would have been hauled off to concentration camps or simply executed in a truly fascist regime. You must also mean the new sense of 'progressive', which means not an advocate of progress, but someone trying to implement ideas that have brought much of Europe to it's knees. (Real fascists did that by spilling blood.) The 'progressives' there have run out of other people's money to hand out that decent standard of living you're so keen on.
Really, it must be fun to re-assign words like fascist and progress to suit your political agenda, and be largely unchallenged on your mauling of the language.
But hey, I could be wrong. That next knock on the door could be the Neo-SS come to haul you off to a concentration camp for daring to criticize those in power. Good luck in there.