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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!

Dec 8, 2019

Democracy Fights Back. From outrage to activism, and why it’s not too late to take a stand for the America we want. Plus, Bill Press with Pulitzer prize winning author David Mariniss.

 

Two authors take us inside the modern day movement for democracy in America and find hope.  Plus, author David Maraniss joins Bill Press to talk about his own family’s history with the Red Scare.

 

Adam Eichen

In his newest book co-authored with Frances Moore Lappe, organizer and scholar Adam Eichen goes to the roots of the anti-democracy movement in America and answers the question, What do we do now?

 

Dana R. Fisher

Dana R. Fisher is one of the leading scholars of protest movements. Her newest book  tells the story of how a grassroots movement has grown into a full-fledged resistance in the era of Donald Trump.

 

David Maraniss

Bill Press interviews celebrated author David Maraniss whose newest book tells the story of his father who was targeted as a communist at the height of McCarthyism. If you'd like to hear the entire interview, visit BillPressPods.com.

 

Jim Hightower

Should Democrats be the party of small change?