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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!

Mar 4, 2017

With Russia this, and Russia that, Republican former Ambassador Mike Ussery says Europe should be getting more attention from foreign policy planners. Labor economist Theresa Ghilarducci says Social Security isn’t in bad shape, but she has a plan for retirement insurance for everyone. And Bill Press interviews Joe Cirincione about … what else? Russia!


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Are you tired of Tea Party Republicans and Rush Limbaugh dominating the airwaves? Do you want the facts you won't get on Fox -- or even on CNN? Then stay tuned.



Mike Ussery

Mike Ussery, a Republican foreign policy expert, believes Secretary of State Rex Tillerson can separate himself from his oil industry background and deal squarely with Russia.


Theresa Ghilarducci

Theresa Ghilarducci, an expert in the economics of retirement, has an idea for establishing pensions for everyone. In the meantime, she is telling people to delay taking Social Security benefits until age 70.


Joe Cirincione

Bill Press interviews Joe Cirincione of the Ploughshares Fund.


Jim Hightower

Trump's hokey "mandate"