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21st Century Democrats is proud to bring you AmericasDemocrats.org, the weekly netcast for stand-up Democrats that explores progressive perspectives on public policy, economic debates, foreign affairs and national politics. With regular contributors who include Texan populist Jim Hightower and provocative media commentator Bill Press, AmericasDemocrats.org seeks to become a salon of the nation’s most prominent Democrats. We're all about giving progressive Democrats tools you need to fight back against the Tea Party Republicans. So progressives, populists, liberals, Democrats and independents, sit back and listen -- then stand up and fight!

Jul 29, 2012

What role will Latinos play in 2012? Why can't we all get along? How did Senate Democrats put Republicans on the spot?

Raul Grijalva

Congressman Raul Grijalva of Arizona says the upcoming election will critical in determining what this country will look like in the future. http://grijalva.house.gov/

Jonathan...


Jul 22, 2012

The role of corporations is looming large in the presidential campaign. Today, we learn about the history of corporations from author and media theorist Douglas Rushkoff, who says since the Middle Ages, corporations have tried to prevent the rise of a middle class. A historian who writes about FDR links him to President...


Jul 15, 2012

Who cares about swing voters? Why should taxes go up? Why did Barney Frank choose to get married now?

Alan Abramowitz

Alan Abramowitz is a professor of political science at Emory University and well known for correctly predicting most of the presidential election outcomes. He has not yet made his 2012 prediction, but he...


Jul 8, 2012

Pete Seeger

Our first guest today is a truly great American, perhaps the leading progressive icon of our times. In honor of the centennial of the birth of Woody Guthrie, Pete has some fun telling stories on Woody, and revealing the history of the anthem “This Land is Your Land.” http://www.peteseegermusic.com/


Jul 1, 2012

Immigration ruling an opportunity for Democrats. Jeffersonians and Hamiltonians still arguing. And things are worse than they look.

Raul Grijalva

Mitt Romney says Arizona’s discredited immigration restrictions was model legislation. But now that the Supreme Court thinks otherwise, what is Romney’s backup plan?...