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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!

Jan 31, 2022

Congress must fix or nix the filibuster.

 

Charly Carter takes us through the racist origins of the filibuster, and how we must deal with it going forward.

Charly Carter

Charly Carter is Executive Director of The Democracy Initiative. She tells us how the Republicans have used it as a tool for preventing progress...


Jan 24, 2022

How labor and climate activism must work together.  

Joe Uehlein is the Founding President of the Labor Network for Sustainability. He tells us about why we need a “Just Transition” for labor and the climate crisis.

Joe Uehlein

The Labor Network for Sustainability is fighting for a sustainable future for the...


Jan 17, 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...


Jan 10, 2022

A nation in a deep economic and moral crisis. 

 

Celine-Marie Pascale is a professor of sociology at American University in Washington, D.C., and author of Living on the Edge: When Hard Times Become a Way of Life.

Celine-Marie Pascale

Celine-Marie Pascale traveled the country to talk with people who are experiencing...


Jan 3, 2022

A historic fight against privatized public services. Moving toward a racial justice agenda. How the rich rig the tax code and the millionaires who want it to stop. 

Dennis Kucinich

In his new memoir, Dennis Kucinich writes about how he took on powerful interests to save a public utility. That happened over forty years...