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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!

Jun 24, 2012

Making the world safe for Exxon, shining light on hidden government benefits, explaining the President's immigration policy shift, and Jim Hightower says it's time to focus on the "Doug Jones Average".

Steve Coll

President George W. Bush threatened to designate an Indonesian group as terrorist unless it stopped attacking Exxon. Journalist Steve Coll paints an astonishing portrait of a corporation that tries to run not only the United States but the rest of the world.

Suzanne Mettler

Political scientist Suzanne Mettler asks what happens when government benefits are hidden from view? She answer that the rich benefit and the rest of us don’t.

Michele Waslin

Bill Press talks with Michele Waslin of the Immigration Policy Center about President Obama’s action to defer action against young undocumented immigrants.