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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!

Jan 28, 2018

Across the country, minimum wage is going up.  But is that enough?   More and more journalists take on the challenge of covering Donald Trump.  But does more mean better? And Bill Press talks with Esther Lee of ThinkProgress about DACA and her own experience as a Dreamer.

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Jan 21, 2018

This week, Matt Rozsa on why Democrats should take a stand on legalizing marijuana. Author David Cay Johnston on why a year of President Trump is worse than we think. And Bill Press interviews Democratic Strategist Karen Finney on grassroots activists, women candidates and the possibility of a mid term blue wave.


Jan 14, 2018

This week, Donald Kerwin of the Center for Migration Studies on why everyone loses as Donald Trump pulls the plug on Temporary Protected Status. Author and poverty researcher Kathryn Edin on what poor people lose when politicians do welfare reform. And Bill Press interviews Representative Dan Kildee of Michigan .  


Jan 6, 2018

This week, Georgetown law professor Peter Edelman explains how the justice system punishes the poor and rewards the rich. Former FCC Commissioner Michael Copps says pending media mergers will give big business even more influence on what we see and hear.

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