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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!

Oct 28, 2012

With the 2012 election looming, a couple of long-time political operatives assess the Democrats’ chances next week, and George Mitchell calls the Romney campaign’s Mideast statements “silly.”

Ben Palumbo

Longtime Washington political operative Ben Palumbo says the case for President Obama’s re-election is...

Oct 21, 2012

Democrats run the economy better but Republicans are better at binding … and binders.

Jere Glover

Did you know that nine out of the last 10 recessions began under Republican administrations? Did you know that the stock market does better under Democrats and Republicans? Some eye-opening historical economic data...

Oct 14, 2012

Steven Conn

History professor Steven Conn’s new book,“To Promote the General Welfare, the Case for Big Government,” takes apart the myth of a free market. He points out that there has never been a truly free market in America because the private sector routinely relies on government –from building railroads to...

Oct 7, 2012

Today’s topics are about different gospels – the good news about the Obama stimulus, the social gospel of progressive Catholics and the Republican gospel of “you’re on your own.”

Michael Grunwald

Time Magazine’s senior national correspondent Michael Grunwald has written a book comparing the Obama...