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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!

Jun 24, 2018

Economic Populism … from ideas to action.  How states are fighting for economic justice. How ballot measures affect everything progressives fight for.  Plus Bill Press on how unions are fighting for workers rights on the global stage.

 

Author Christopher Witko on his new book about how states are taking the lead...


Jun 16, 2018

Rights Matter.  A Supreme Court decision strikes a blow to workers rights.  Plus, how denying the right to vote to felons strikes a blow to democracy.  And Bill Press talks with Sam Baker from Axios about the GOP’s latest move on Affordable Healthcare and the threat to protections on pre-existing conditions.

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Jun 10, 2018

Fighting for economic justice, from the bottom up and the top down.  A new report on the massive pay gap between CEOs and the average worker. Plus reviving Martin Luther King’s poverty campaign  fifty years later. And Bill Press talks with Stu Eizenstat for a definitive history of the Carter Administration.

 

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Jun 3, 2018

Why early childhood is a progressive economic issue and how voters can make an impact.  Plus, a life in politics fighting for progressive ideals. And Bill Press talks with Kyle Kondik of Sabato’s Crystal Ball about presidential pardons, the latest news at the ballot box and a look ahead to mid-term elections.  

 

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