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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 27, 2017

The Constitution doesn’t say anything about sex – though the Declaration of Independence promoted the pursuit of happiness – but for the past hundred years or so, courts have been in our bedrooms. Law Professor Geoffrey Stone has the low-down. One hundred years after women won the right to vote, professor Brooke...


Aug 20, 2017

The legacy of racism in America is our subject this week. Author Sheryll Cashin tells the story of the Supreme Court’s “Loving v. Virginia” case and how it was the first legal mention of “white supremacy.” Richard Rothstein reveals that segregated housing is not an accident but a deliberate policy of local,...


Aug 13, 2017

Political science professor Nathan Kalmoe reveals that people vote based not on policy questions but on party, as if supporting their favorite sports team. Law professor James Forman Junior talks about the crisis in the criminal justice system and how every element of law enforcement passes the buck. And political...


Aug 5, 2017

National security expert Richard Clarke explains why experts are so frequently ignored by policy makers on life-and-death issues. Political blogger Dante Chinni, who studies political division in red and blue America, says Trump voters are NOT getting the short end of the economic stick, but it’s shorter than it used...