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21st Century Democrats is proud to bring you, 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, 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, 2022

Sam Berger of the Center for American Progress draws the parallels between Richard Nixon and Donald Trump, and asks us to take a lesson from how the nation recovered from Watergate. Karen Hobert Flynn, the President of Common Cause, explains why a national popular vote is a better way to pick the next president. 


Aug 23, 2022

The destructive influence of “dark money” in campaign finance.


The truth on how American elections are bought and sold. Plus, Fred Wertheimer and the movement to restore ethics and integrity to government.

Kimberly Reed

Kimberly Reed’s film, “Dark Money”, is a powerful expose of the influence of anonymous...

Aug 16, 2022

It’s a new day in the climate battle that can only be fought by believing we can still make a difference.

Michael Mann

Climate scientist Michael Mann has achieved fame for his work in proving climate change is happening. He says that even as we move past climate denialism, the battle over how to take action against...

Aug 9, 2022

Lessons we learned from the Kennedys, and what they can teach us about today’s political climate.

Richard Kahlenberg

Robert Kennedy ran an economically populist campaign that reached across America’s deep racial divide. Richard Kahlenberg says his legacy matters now more than ever.

Kathleen Kennedy Townsend

In one...

Aug 1, 2022

The past, present and future of progressives in the Senate. Senator Sherrod Brown on his book Desk 88: Eight Progressive Senators Who Changed America.

Sherrod Brown

Senator Sherrod Brown’s most recent book offers a timely history of 20th-century American progressivism. Along the way he makes a compelling case to...