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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 29, 2017

Centrist leader Jim Kessler says the rank and file have disappeared in both political parties. Philanthropy expert David Callahan explains who the new philanthropists are and why they give money. And Bill Press interviews Oregon Congressman Earl Blumenauer on anti-Trump actions.

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Apr 22, 2017

Globalist Edward Goldberg warns that an America First agenda increases the chances of war because of economic disruption. Professor Todd Gitlin says progressives have a problem – they are afraid of power! And Bill Press interviews political analyst Steve Phillips.

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Apr 15, 2017

David Rolf, who led the fight for a 15-dollar-an-hour minimum wage, says traditional unions are dead, and workers have to invent the next labor movement. Pulitzer Prize winning author Matthew Desmond alerts us to the fact that without stable housing, the entire economy is at risk. And Bill Press interviews Devrone...

Apr 8, 2017

Charlie Peters remembers the New Deal. Things have gone off the rails since then, but he remains optimistic. Why? “We have no choice,” he says. Fred Rotondaro says he is NOT optimistic, but thinks Trump will be impeached. And Bill Press talks free college with Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal.

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Apr 1, 2017

The war of lies from the White House and the Kremlin, and the outbreak of fake news everywhere, makes one wonder why people just can’t handle the truth. Professor Arthur Lupia has written extensively about public ignorance and shares his thoughts with us. Trump’s health and environmental policies are certain to hurt...