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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 20, 2022

Rebuilding our nation’s manufacturing muscle.

 

The supply chain is in the news lately, with most stories about it focusing on the end results for consumers. But how can government look out for the interests of American manufacturing workers in a way that protects their rights while strengthening domestic...


Dec 13, 2022

The legacy of Woody Guthrie

 

Ten years later, we revisit a show celebrating the Centennial of the birth of Woody Guthrie with interviews from Pete Seeger and former Senator Fred Harris.

Pete Seeger

Our first guest today was a truly great American, perhaps the leading progressive icon of our times. In honor of the...


Dec 6, 2022

Building infrastructure that is just and sustainable. Bill Press on flight attendants facing airline violence.

 

Kevin DeGood on the impact infrastructure projects can have on the goals of opportunity, equity, and sustainability. Plus Bill Press with Sara Nelson, President of the Association of Flight Attendants.

Kevin...


Nov 29, 2022

Why do we need a billionaire’s tax?

 

Frank Clemente is Executive Director at Americans For Tax Fairness.

Frank Clemente

A Billionaire’s Tax could fund many policy objectives, including universal preschool, paid family leave, expanded Medicare services, making increased child tax credits permanent, and new policies...


Nov 23, 2022

Why it matters to have a Native American cabinet secretary. The recurring crises of American democracy and why this time it’s different. 

 

Julian Brave NoiseCat on the significance of Representative Deb Haaland's nomination as Secretary of the Interior. Suzanne Mettler on the unprecedented danger threatening our...