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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 3, 2012

Tamara Draut

The quality of jobs for non-college graduates is as low as ever, but young people feel they must go to college just to stay even. Then they pile up debt for a diploma that guarantees them little in the search for that first job. Author Tamara Draut examines the economics of being a 20- or 30-something in 2012.

John Halpin

John Halpin, a political analyst with the Center for American Progress reports that the 2012 presidential election will come down to 12 states or fewer and that President Obama can win the race, even if by only a narrow margin.

John Nichols

Bill Press talks Wisconsin recall election with John Nichols, a correspondent for “The Nation”and with the National Journal’s Major Garrett.