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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!

Dec 30, 2019

Our favorite interviews from 2019.  Fighting for the rights of felons to vote.  Why walls don’t work. Plus, why 2020 won’t be won by centrists  

 

The racist roots of denying felons the right to vote.  Everything Donald Trump gets wrong about walls. Plus Robert Reich on the choice that has to be made between...


Dec 23, 2019

Framing the Debate for America’s Future.  Building the case for a wealth tax. Why Democrats need to talk about race and class.  Plus, Bill Press with Tom Friedman on saving American democracy. 

 

Economist Emmanuael Saez on how America’s tax system is pushing us deeper into inequality.  Ian Haney Lopez on why the...


Dec 16, 2019

The past and future of race and democracy in America. How Reconstruction remade the Constitution. The centrality of racial justice in progressive politics today. Plus,  Bill Press takes stock of the Justice Department under Bill Barr.

 

Historian Eric Foner on the ongoing battle over who is considered equal under the...


Dec 8, 2019

Democracy Fights Back. From outrage to activism, and why it’s not too late to take a stand for the America we want. Plus, Bill Press with Pulitzer prize winning author David Mariniss.

 

Two authors take us inside the modern day movement for democracy in America and find hope.  Plus, author David Maraniss joins Bill...


Dec 2, 2019

Losing ground to corporate America. Expanding the space for reporting on poverty.  Plus Bill Press gives a failing grade to Republicans defending Donald Trump.

 

Thomas Philippon on his new book The Great Reversal: How America Gave Up on Free Markets. Alissa Quart introduces us to the Economic Hardship...