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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 20, 2021

Rethinking the role of immigrants in the U.S. labor market.

 

Why the old narratives about immigration need to be changed.

Ruth Milkman

Ruth Milkman is Distinguished Professor of Sociology at the CUNY Graduate Center and the CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies. She is the co-editor, with Deepak Bhargava and Penny Lewis, of Immigration Matters: Movements, Visions, and Strategies for a Progressive Future.

Jim Hightower

 

Special gifts for special people

 

Ho-Ho-Ho, wait till you hear about the gifts I gave to some of America’s power elites for Christmas.

 

To each of our Congress critters, I sent my fondest wish that from now on they receive the exact same income, health care, and pensions that we average citizens get.

Jonathan Karl

Trump's "Betrayal" of America

 

Bill Press says Jonathan Karl’s new book Betrayal: The Final Act of the Trump Show, is the best book on the final year of the Trump Presidency. Karl was the Chief White House correspondent for ABC News through the end of the Trump administration. He is now the ABC News Chief Washington Correspondent. 

 

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