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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!

Jan 9, 2012

Kirsten Downey

A one-time reporter who signed on to write the final chapter of a government report on the financial crisis says if it weren’t for Social Security, there would be as high an unemployment rate as during the Depression.

Kirstin Downey's Website

Her book on Amazon

David Sirota

David Sirota, a radio host, Democratic strategist and author, has written a book explaining how bad 1980s movies and TV shows like Rambo, Familiy Ties and the A-Team led to today’s culture of greed and militarism.

David's website

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Joe Cirincione

The President of the Ploughshares Fund, who warns that recent moves in the Persian Gulf by Iran could slide America into a conflict neither nation really wants.

The Bill Press Show

Ploughshares Fund