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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 15, 2017

David Rolf, who led the fight for a 15-dollar-an-hour minimum wage, says traditional unions are dead, and workers have to invent the next labor movement. Pulitzer Prize winning author Matthew Desmond alerts us to the fact that without stable housing, the entire economy is at risk. And Bill Press interviews Devrone Michael of the progressive Working Families Party.

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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.

 

 

David Rolf

David Rolf of the Service Employees International Union says the traditional labor union is dead and workers have to invent the next labor movement.

 

Matthew Desmond

When his startling expose of the housing crisis hit the bookshelves, we had the author, Matthew Desmond as a guest. He is now the recipient of a Pulitzer Prize for that exposé, and we are proud to offer an encore interview.

 

Devrone Michael

Bill Press interviews Devrone Michael of the progressive Working Families Party.

 

Jim Hightower

Why is George Orwell’s “1984” a bestseller again?