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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!

Aug 30, 2014

Professor Gordon Lafer reviews the corporate war against labor. Antitrust expert Sandeep Vaheesan reveals a corporate conspiracy to repeal the laws against monopolies. And Bill Press interviews Democratic consultant Erikka Knuti.

 

Another Labor Day, but what’s to celebrate? Professor Gordon Lafer says issues...


Aug 24, 2014

David Chappell reflects on the legacy of Martin Luther King. David O’Connell has surprising conclusions about presidents and religion. And Bill Press interviews Jillien Meier about hunger in America.

 

Another anniversary of the March on Washington comes amidst a crisis in Ferguson, Missouri. Civil rights...


Aug 17, 2014

Law professor Jack Balkin says we have to reclaim the Constitution,  historian Harvey Kaye says we have to reclaim the Four Freedoms ,and Madison Paige explains “micropolitics.”

 

 

It’s been 80-some years, but the New Deal is still on our radar screens. Conservatives want to repeal it and progressives need...


Aug 9, 2014

Fred Rotondaro says the border crisis is a pro-life issue. Journalist Chuck McCutcheon decodes Beltway blather. And Bill Press interviews Ohio Congressional candidate Michael Wager.

 

Regular commentator Fred Rotondaro says the border crisis should be seen as a “pro-life” issue among Catholics, and others....


Aug 3, 2014

Ruy Teixeira on white working class voters … Mike Konczal on protecting the social safety net … and Bill Press interviews retiring Senator Tom Harkin, founder of 21st Century Democrats.

  

With just three months left before the midterm elections, the outlook for Democrats depends on how the white working class...