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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!

May 27, 2019

Rediscovering the Declaration of Independence. Turning the corner on the death penalty. Plus Bill Press with Mark Pocan, Co-Chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus.

 

Democracy theorist Danielle Allen on why a call to equality is at the core of the American idea and its founding document. Author and attorney Bill...


May 20, 2019

The Bigger Story.  Moving past stereotypes of Appalachia. Correcting the history of FDR’s New Deal. And Rep. Al Green joins Bill Press for a rundown of the Presidents impeachable offences.

 

What Hillbilly Elegy got wrong about Appalachia. Plus, the myths and realities about the New Deal,  and its lessons for the...


May 13, 2019

Standing for all Americans.  Challenging the citizenship question and fighting for the rights of felons to vote.  And the Bill Press Show gets an update on the effort to arm teachers in Florida..

 

How a question about citizenship on the census is a war on immigrants. Plus, the racist roots of denying felons the right...


May 6, 2019

The Future of Voting.  Breaking the grip of partisan gerrymandering. Expanding the power of youth.  And Bill Press on “The Democracy Fix”

 

The unprecedented precision of modern day gerrymandering and how activists are fighting back. The argument for lowering the voting age to 16. Plus, Bill Press with Caroline...