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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!

Aug 25, 2013

Labor Day is approaching, and guests George Packer, Andrew Levison, and David Bonior analyze how things have gotten so tough for working men and women.

Labor Day is coming up, and this week we hear from three experts on the challenges facing working people in America.

Best-selling author George Packer talks with...

Aug 18, 2013

“The Ghosts of Jim Crow” still roam says black historian … Don’t like the president? A political scientist says we need two of them!

As we approach the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, law professor F. Michael Higginbotham (pronounce the “th”), tells us about the subject of his new book,...

Aug 11, 2013

One historian examines the political skills of Franklin D. Roosevelt … another tells us who the worst president in history was.

Today we go back into history to discuss with two presidential scholars perhaps the greatest president of all time, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and some of the worst, or most forgotten,...

Aug 3, 2013

Hear the creators of two new progressive ideas -- Eric Liu on “middle-out” economics and Erica Seifert on a women’s economic agenda.

President Obama has renewed his campaign to fix the American economy by by strengthening the middle class. Today, we talk with author Eric Liu, who coined the phrase...