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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!

Feb 5, 2012

Maria Teresa Kumar

Voter ID laws, foreclosures in poorer neighborhoods and increasing immigration enforcement are among the factors that could make it hard for President Obama to match his electoral strength among Hispanics. But Maria Teresa Kumar, head of VotoLatino,  says the Republicans don’t have it so easy, either.

Peter Galbraith

Former Ambassador Peter Galbraith says the Administration’s “reset” of relations with Russia has been successful because Moscow is now less hostile to the United States.


Eleanor Smeal

An interview by Bill Press with Eleanor Smeal, president of the Feminist Majority Foundation, who calls family planning “a life and death issue” and criticizes the Susan G. Komen Foundation for politicizing women’s health. The interview was recorded before the Foundation apologized and changed its mind.