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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!

Dec 7, 2021

Why now is the time to expand the Supreme Court. And Bill Press with a report card on the nation’s economy.


Sarah Lipton-Lubet on how to break the conservative stranglehold on the Supreme Court. Plus Bill Press with former Amalgamated Bank CEO  Keith Mestrich on the direction of our economic recovery. 

Sarah Lipton Lubet

With a conservative 6-to-3 majority, the Supreme Court in its current composition has already shown what they are willing to sacrifice to a political agenda. Sarah Lipton Lubet advocates for restoring balance and integrity to the Court, and she says expanding the court is the way to do that.

Jim Hightower 

“Team Greed” plays big-time sports!


‘Tis the season, right? Traditionally, this time of year celebrates spirituality and festivities – including Hanukkah, Christmas, and Kwanzaa.


In modern-day America, however, the Winter Solstice signals the faithful to gather from afar in monumental temples to worship our nation’s supreme secular deity: Big Time Sports! 

Keith Mestrich 

Bill Press talks with former Amalgamated Bank CEO Keith Mestrich on why he still believes the economy in on track to a full recovery. If you'd like to hear the entire episode, visit