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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!

May 28, 2017

Emily’s List is canvassing the country encouraging and training women to run for office. Communications Director Vanessa Cardenas tells us how. Labor leader David Rolf describes the Trump administration and Congress as working on a “Death Star level of anti-union legislation.” And Bill Press interviews Texas...


May 20, 2017

The rebirth of the Democratic Party depends on getting better candidates, says pollster John Anzalone. Harvard Professor Theda Skocpol says it depends on enthusiasm at the grassroots and turnout at election time. And Bill Press interviews Illinois Congresswoman Cheri Bustos, who many see as a future party leader.

 


May 13, 2017

Hillary Clinton’s e-mail server remains at the center of the FBI mess, and best-selling campaign biographer Jonathan Allen says her decision to use it was the black cloud that hung over her campaign. Charlie Peters, the legendary founder and editor of the progressive Washington Monthly, reflects that Donald Trump was...


May 6, 2017

Hillary Clinton has come out of her post-election shell as just an individual member of “the Resistance.” And feminist law professor Deborah Rhode describes what the last election means for women candidates, while journalism professor Susie Linfield believes Clinton voters need to start showing humility and go...