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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!

Apr 1, 2017

The war of lies from the White House and the Kremlin, and the outbreak of fake news everywhere, makes one wonder why people just can’t handle the truth. Professor Arthur Lupia has written extensively about public ignorance and shares his thoughts with us. Trump’s health and environmental policies are certain to hurt the very people who elected him. But essayist Vinnie Rotondaro says their physical and psychological pain was why they voted for Trump.

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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.

 

Arthur Lupia

University of Michigan professor Arthur Lupia studies the role of ignorance in politics. But he says Democrats are to blame for making issues too complicated for voters.

 

Vinnie Rotondaro

Vinnie Rotondaro explains why so many people voted for Trump. It wasn’t ideology, he says, but physical an psychological pain from circumstances of their life.

 

John Yarmuth

Bill Press interviews Kentucky Congressman John Yarmuth.

 

 

Jim Hightower

Why is Trump hostile to actual facts?