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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!

Apr 28, 2013

Former Fed executive Alan Blinder says watch out for attempts to gut Dodd-Frank … Union leader Paul Booth says progressives must pay attention to 2014. And Bill Press talks with assistant Senate majority leader Dick Durbin.

A leading economist says the Dodd-Frank bill is not enough reform, and the first order of...

Apr 21, 2013

Economist Mark Blyth explains the economy in terms of men’s clothing. Journalist  Michael Grunwald says the Keystone pipeline isn’t that bad. And “What’s the Matter with Kansas” author says “Kansas is still messed up.”

Economist Mark Blyth explains exactly why austerity is the worst medicine for the...

Apr 14, 2013

Don’t worry about Kim Jong Un, says nuke expert … Catholic theologian puts Boehner and Ryan on the spot about what pro-life really means. And Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky on prospects for gun safety legislation.

An expert on nuclear weapons says don’t panic about North Korea. The threats of using missiles...

Apr 7, 2013

Rendering unto Caesar – conversations this week about income taxes and about the new Pope’s commitment to the poor.

With the deadline for filing your returns just days away, a historian of the income tax says you can’t talk about taxes these days without talking about class.

Our regular contributor and...