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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!

Oct 21, 2017

Long-time CIA watcher John Prados answers the question of why so much information is classified, when everyone knows it already. Richard Clarke was the Bush administration official who foresaw 9-11 but was not heeded. We have an encore presentation about his new book about the Cassandra Syndrome. And Joe Cirincione of the Ploughshares Fund, talks with Bill Press about Trump’s potential to start new wars.

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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.

 

 

John Prados

Intelligence watcher John Prados says the CIA is in danger of failing the country unless it becomes accountable for its product.

 

Richard Clarke

9-11 was just one instance of leaders ignoring solid evidence of impending disaster. Richard Clarke, who foresaw the tragedy, joins us in an encore segment to talk about this “Cassandra Syndrome.”

 

Joe Cirincione

Bill Press interviews Joe Cirincione of the Ploughshares Fund on Trump’s foreign policy.

 

Jim Hightower

Does Trump even know where Niger is?