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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!
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AmericasDemocrat.org Netcast - October 23rd, 2016
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Journalist and author John Judis says populism, from left or right, can demonstrate something is wrong with the body politic, but it rarely succeeds in governing. Professor Rick Hasen argues that money doesn’t buy election outcomes but does increase your chances. And Bill Press interviews former Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley, who says Donald Trump is a “Russian dupe” and a “jackass.” John Judis Author John Judis has written a book on the history of populism. On the left, he says, populism is the people against the elite. On the right, it is attacking the elite for coddling outsiders. Rick Hasen Law professor Rick Hasen says money may not WIN you the election but it sure gives you a better chance, and he is critical of Democrats as well as Republicans for maintaining the current system of campaign financing. Martin O’Malley Coming up, former Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley analyzes the election on the Bill Press Show. Jim Hightower The Wells Fargo Gang – rogue bank robs customers Support the Show Are you tired of Tea Party Republicans and Rush Limbaugh dominating the airwaves? Do you want the facts you won't get on Fox -- or even on CNN? Then stay tuned.