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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!

Jul 26, 2022

Raise the minimum wage.

 

Revisiting some of the conversations we have had about raising the minimum wage.

David Cooper

Progressive Democrats have made raising the minimum wage a priority for the new administration. And for a good reason.  David Cooper says a $15 minimum wage would lift pay for tens of millions of...


Jul 19, 2022

The religious right’s rise to political power

 

We take a look back at how the religious right and the white nationalist movement took over the Republican party.

Katherine Stewart

Katherine Stewart’s explores the rise of the religious right in America and its vast reach into American politics. She warns that the end...


Jul 12, 2022

The one thing Trump manufactured successfully… “Former Republicans”

 

Revisiting our interview with Author Rick WIlson on his book “Everything Trump Touches Dies: A Republican Strategist Gets Real About the Worst President Ever.”

 

Rick Wilson

The presidency of Donald Trump has brought discord to a party known...


Jul 5, 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...