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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!

May 27, 2018

The inseparable tie between identity politics and economic justice.  The troubling tie between charter schools and segregation. And Bill Press talks with Congressman Earl Blumenauer (D-OR).  


Author Raynard Sanders explains how charter schools are bringing back racial segregation. Political scientist Eric Schickler...

May 19, 2018


Progressive change is not a spectator sport.  How teachers are leading the way for a comeback of organized labor.  Plus, the art of powerful citizenship. And Bill Press talks with Jeff Weaver about his new book “How Bernie Won: Inside the revolution That’s Taking Back our Country”.


This week,  Scholar...

May 13, 2018

What doesn’t work about work requirements for public assistance. What does work about teachers unions. Plus, Bill Press talks with former Ohio State Senator Capri Cafaro for primaries update.


Author William Ayers debunks the myth that teachers unions are bad for public education. Elizabeth Lower-Basch of the Center...

May 6, 2018

Donald Trump is making millions as President, and Americans are footing the bill. Plus a report card on Jeff Sessions first year as Attorney General. And Peter Ogburn of the Bill Press Show talks with Alayna Treene of Axios on Marco Rubio’s confession that the GOP tax cuts are failing the American worker.