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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!

May 19, 2018


Progressive change is not a spectator sport.  How teachers are leading the way for a comeback of organized labor.  Plus, the art of powerful citizenship. And Bill Press talks with Jeff Weaver about his new book “How Bernie Won: Inside the revolution That’s Taking Back our Country”.


This week,  Scholar Pedro Noguera explains why teachers strikes matter to our democracy. Author Eric Liu calls on all of us to find our power to fight for change. And Bill Press talks with Bernie Sanders former campaign manager about his new book, “How Bernie Won.”  


Pedro Noguera

Urban sociologist Pedro Noguera writes about the intersection of education and social justice.  He says the wave of teachers strikes across the country are galvanizing the movement for workers’ rights and setting the stage for a more equitable democracy.


Eric Liu

Eric Liu has spent a career practicing and teaching civic power.  In his latest book, he explains how each of us can take action to make lasting change.


Jeff Weaver

Bill Press talks with author Jeff Weaver on the lasting impact of Bernie Sanders and why the revolution has only just begun.


Jim Hightower

Koch industries is becoming the government