#507 : What we are learning about how Biden won…

What we are learning about how Biden won, and why Trump’s loss wasn’t worse. Plus, the central role of education in the American experiment.  And Bill Press looks ahead to  Georgia’s upcoming Senate run-off elections.

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Leading Democratic pollster Stanley Greenberg reads the exit polls for what they tell us about both parties moving forward. Author Derek Black on why an assault on public education is an assault on democracy itself. And Bill Press with Georgia Congressman Hank Johnson on the battle for control of the Senate.


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Stanley Greenberg 

Pollster Stanley Greenberg has just begun to dig into the numbers on Election 2020 and what they tell us about a changing American electorate. Even with Biden’s win, Greenberg sees an unfinished battle over politics and the issue of race in America.

Derek W. Black

Derek W. Black is a legal scholar and outspoken advocate of the importance of public education. His newest book explores how a constitutional right to education forever changed the trajectory of our democracy, and what it means when it comes under attack.

Hank Johnson

Why one Georgia Congressman believes Democrats can turn the Senate to their advantage in Georgia’s upcoming runoffs. Bill Press with Congressman Hank Johnson who represents Georgia’s 4th Congressional District. If you’d like to hear the entire interview, visit BillPressPods.com.

Jim Hightower

When and where was the first Thanksgiving Feast?

#506 : Republican redistricting and what that could mean in 2022.

Republicans tighten their control of redistricting and what that could mean in 2022. The economic toll of  the coronavirus pandemic on people of color.  Plus what to expect from Trump’s election lawsuits.

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David Daley on the Republican’s growing advantage in redrawing the political map.  Janelle Jones on how the coronavirus pandemic is deepening America’s racial wealth gap and how to turn that around. And Bill Press with Lanny Davis on Trump’s losing strategy to deny electoral defeat.


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David Daly

GOP wins in state legislatures means they will control a majority of redistricting efforts across the country. Journalist and voting rights advocate David Daley says that without significant reforms,  Republicans will continue to rig the system to their advantage.

Janelle Jones

As an economist, Janelle Jones has focused her work on labor markets and racial inequalities. She says that systemic racism going into the pandemic is making America’s racial economic divide even worse,  and only decisive policy action will reverse that. 

Lanny Davis

Why Trump’s claims of voter fraud will fail to keep him in the White House.  Bill Press interviews Lanny Davis, a former White House Special Counsel in the Clinton Administration. If you’d like to hear the entire interview, visit BillPresspods.com.

Jim Hightower

The amazing fall of Donald Trump’s wall

#505 : Election 2020 and the future of Democratic party politics.

Election 2020 and the future of Democratic party politics.  A post-vote deep dive with pollster Vic Fingerhut.

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Veteran progressive pollster Vic Fingerhut says if there’s one thing to take away from this election, it’s that Democrats have to change course and take a stronger stand for the working class.


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Vic Fingerhut

Vic Fingerhut is a pioneer among Democratic polling and media consultants who has consistently argued for a progressive populist message. He says that if Democrats want to move past its narrow victories in 2020,  they have to re-establish themselves as the party for working class Americans.

Jim Hightower

What progressives won this year

#504 : A progressive Congressman’s plan to govern from the inside.

A progressive Congressman’s plan to govern from the inside. Which party is better for the economy?  And Bill Press with the backstory on Trump’s  dangerous mental state.

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Congressman Raul Grijalva outlines a plan to carry through a progressive agenda in a Biden presidency. Small business expert Jere Glover proves that Democrats are better for the economy. And Bill Press with Dr. Mary Trump on why she calls her uncle the world’s most dangerous man.


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Raul Grijalva

Looking ahead to Democratic wins up and down the ballot, Congressman Raul Grijalva looks forward to a powerful opening for progressives to advocate their agenda from the inside, and not just rally on the outside.

Jere Glover

Jere Glover has been collecting data for decades comparing national economic performance under Democratic and Republican administrations.  He says that unlike our current president, the numbers do not lie. Democrats run the economy better.

Mary Trump 

Why the man called the most powerful person in the free world is also one of our greatest threats. Bill Press interviews Dr. Mary Trump, author of Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World’s Most Dangerous Man. If you’d like to hear the entire interview, visit BillPressPods.com.

Jim Hightower

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