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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 13, 2021

A call to rebuild union power.  

 

Hamilton Nolan on why the recent strive wave demands stronger unions. 

Hamilton Nolan

Labor reporter Hamilton Nolan says the recent wave of workers on strike is politically inspiring. But if it is to turn into real change, we must rediscover the power of unions. 

Jim Hightower

 

The Plasticization of Planet Earth

 

What do your toothbrush and your running shoes have in common?

 

Plastic. We now live on Planet Plastic, billions of tons of waste from everyday products made of these chemical contaminants are strewn literally everywhere – on the highest mountaintops, into the deepest seabeds, in dense tropical jungles, and all across barren deserts. 

Brian Beutler

America Under Attack. From Inside.

 

This latest attack on America is a nonviolent coup. It's taking place across the country. It's led by Donald Trump himself. It's being carried out by his loyal followers. How can Democrats fight back? A discussion with Brian Beutler, Editor-in-chief of Crooked Media, a company formed by Obama alumni and home of the great podcast, Pod Save America. 

 

If you'd like to hear the entire episode, visit BillPressPods.com.