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21st Century Democrats is proud to bring you, 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, 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!

Sep 30, 2012

What happened to the American Dream? Will a Republican White House blow up the entire trade relationship with China? And Romney pooh-poohs the polls.

Timothy Noah

After examining economic statistics from the past 40 years, essayist Timothy Noah finds that the vaunted “American Dream” of upward mobility is a thing of...

Sep 23, 2012

Romney’s foreign policy blunders … Obama’s secret weapons … and who the 47 percent really are.

Peter Galbraith

Former ambassador Peter Galbraith assesses Mitt Romney’s foreign policy expertise. The verdict? “Not ready for prime time” and “nostalgic for another century.” Ambassador Galbraith adds...

Sep 16, 2012

Democrats run the economy better, Republicans run as Ayn (Ain) Rand, and a DNC spokesman says, “I’d rather be us than them.”

Jere Glover

Jere Glover is a Washington attorney and a small business expert. He also has looked into official government statistics about the economy and, guess what … in Democratic...

Sep 9, 2012

Winning the independents … stimulating the economy … and taking back the House.

Linda Killian

There is some question as to whether there really are a lot of truly independent voters. Journalist and scholar Linda Killian, who has studied them in four key swing states, says they may constitute up to 25 percent of the...

Sep 2, 2012

Vice presidential candidates – from the most honorable to the least. Plus, a Reagan-Bush economist says the rich should pay more taxes.

Mark Shriver

Forty years ago, Sargent Shriver – a man for all seasons – was selected to run for vice president. Today, we talk with one of his sons, Mark, who has written a...