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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!

Apr 24, 2016

Union executive David Rolf celebrates “The Fight for Fifteen” … law professor Nancy Maveety talks about partisanship in the history of Supreme Court nominations. And Bill Press interviews Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley.

 

Hillary Clinton has come out for a fifteen-dollar minimum wage, and the story behind the...


Apr 16, 2016

This week, we talk about elections – turnout, dirty tricks, and voting from home. Journalist Andrew Gumbel, of The Guardian, says there is a solemnity in going to your local polling place, but former Oregon Secretary of State Phil Keisling says having to do so is the biggest form of voter suppression. And Bill Press...


Apr 9, 2016

Professor Alan Abramowitz predicts the presidential election … Todd Gitlin compares Donald Trump to George Wallace … and Bill Press interviews Amanda Terkel about DNC chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz.

 

Political scientist Alan Abramowitz, who has developed a model that has successfully predicted past presidential...


Apr 2, 2016

Author Steven Hill explains how the new economy is reshaping what we think of as work. Former ambassador AND Republican Mike Ussery has some thoughts about Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, and foreign policy. And Bill Press talks with University of Virginia political expert Kyle Kondik, who says the electoral vote map is,...