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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!

Aug 30, 2021

A powerful history of workers’ strikes in America. How unions will shape the future of democracy. Plus Bill Press on the staying power of Trump with the GOP.  

 

Historian Erik Loomis on his book A History of America in Ten Strikes. Author and organizer Jane McAlevey on her book, A Collective Bargain:Unions,...


Aug 23, 2021

How the rich rig the tax code and the millionaires who want it to stop. How the battle for marriage equality was won. Plus Bill Press on how to confront a "code red" for our planet.

Erica Payne on her new book Tax the Rich!: How Lies, Loopholes, and Lobbyists Make the Rich Even Richer. Sasha Issenberg on his new book...


Aug 16, 2021

The looming threat of Republican gerrymandering. Why America needs a Tech New Deal. Plus Bill Press with a harrowing look at Trump's final year.

 

David Daley on why time is running out to stop Republican gerrymandering. Nicol Turner Lee on what it will take to deliver digital equity in a post-pandemic world. Plus Bill...


Aug 9, 2021

The state of Black America in 2021. A new chapter in progressive politics and how we got here. Plus Bill Press with Dana Milbank, op-ed columnist for The Washington Post.

 

Marc Morial, president of the National Urban League with a call to action to create a more equitable and inclusive nation. Mark Schmitt on the...


Aug 2, 2021

A democracy test in Texas and the future of voting rights in America. Why it’s time for government to “go big” again. Plus Bill Press with Joe Trippi on what it will take to defeat Trumpism.

 

Texas State Representative Richard Peña Raymond on why he had to leave the state to protect democracy. An extended...