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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!

Jul 29, 2018

The war on poverty is far from over. So what should we do now?  The fallacy of “work requirements” for the poor. The possibility of a maximum wage for the rich.  Plus Bill Press talks with Ben Wikler, Washington Director of MoveOn.Org.

 

 

Elizabeth Lower-Basch of the Center for Law and Social Policy explains why...


Jul 22, 2018

The Supreme Court is challenging our democracy, and why we need to fight back.  How a recent decision undermines the right to vote. Plus, the potential impact of a Brett Kavanaugh confirmation. And, Bill Press with Dan Kildee on the President’s performance in Helsinki and what he wants his Republican counterparts to...


Jul 15, 2018

Taking a stand for workers rights. How workers around the world are fighting for a living wage.  Can America’s workers find justice under a renegotiated NAFTA? Plus, Bill Press on what Scott Pruitt left behind.

 

This week, author Annelise Orleck takes us inside the global uprising against poverty wages. Dan Mauer of...


Jul 8, 2018

A Nation More Divided. How policing and prison is dividing cities. How the GOP tax plan is widening the gap between rich and poor. Plus, how Democrats can unite around a message of progressive change.

 

Author Dan Cooper on the devastating impact of a criminal justice system that targets poor neighborhoods. Leo Gerard,...


Jul 1, 2018

Returning to our American roots.  The egalitarian call of the Declaration of Independence.  The American vision defined by immigrants. Plus, after a bruising week of politics, what Progressive Democrats need to do now.

 

Donald Kerwin of the Center for Migration Studies on what America stands to gain by keeping the door...