#466 : Black Voters Matter.

Black Voters Matter.  Building the power of black communities at the ballot box. Plus Bill Press with Tom Daschle looking back and looking ahead.

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Cliff Albright of the Black Voters Matter Fund on the political power of black communities to determine their own destiny.  Plus Bill Press with former Democratic minority leader Tom Daschle on a divided Congress and a divided nation.

Cliff Albright – Pt. 1

The ethos of the Black Voters Matter Fund is that effective voting is a powerful tool for change and self determination.  Co-Founder Cliff Albright says that when that message is delivered in the right way, black voters are ready to hear it.

Cliff Albright – Pt. 2

Cliff Albright, cofounder of Black Voters Matter Fund, which builds community and organizational capacity related to Black voting power. One of their core beliefs is about the importance of working with existing community based organizations. For Cliff Albright, it allows them to build power from what already exists.

Tom Daschle

Bill Press talks with former Democratic minority leader, Tom Daschle about impeachment, the politics of justice, and the future of the Trump presidency.

Jim Hightower

Should Democrats be the party of small change?

#465 : Building progressive power at the state level.

Building progressive power at the state level.  Cutting through the fog of centrist corporate speak.   Plus Bill Press on President Trump’s impeachment trial.

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How one organization is powering progressive change at the state level. A guide to what centrists politicians say and what they really mean.  Plus Bill Press with Eleanor Clift on the impeachment trial and what it reveals about the Senate GOP.


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Jessie Ulibarri

Jessie Ulibarri has dedicated his career to building progressive power at the state level. As a former state senator, he knows how challenging that can be, and what it will take for state lawmakers to build a broader progressive movement.

Richard RJ. Eskow

Richard RJ. Eskow pays close attention to the words politicians use, and the true intent behind them.  He says centrist politicians, by design, use language that is often misleading and demands greater precision.

Eleanor Clift

Bill Press talks with veteran journalist Eleanor Clift about President Trump’s impeachment trial and what it means for the future of politics. Eleanor Clift is one of Washington’s best known reporters, authors and commentators. She is a former White House correspondent and now a columnist for The Daily Beast. If you’d like to hear the entire interview, visit BillPressPods.com.

Jim Hightower

Sonny and Donnie: Down on the farm

#464 : Can unions save democracy?

Can unions save democracy?  And will millionaires help?

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Author and organizer Jane McAlevey on her new book,  A Collective Bargain:Unions, Organizing, and the Fight for Democracy.  Plus, the millionaires who want to pay more taxes, not less. Bill Press  talks with Erica Payne, Executive Director of Patriotic Millionaires.  


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Jane McAlevey Pt. 1

At a time when workers are under attack at  historic levels, strikes are making a comeback. In that, Jane McAlevey sees an opportunity to reset power and politics in America, and clear a path to progressive change. 

Jane McAlevey Pt. 2

Jane McAlevey about her  powerful new book, A Collective Bargain:Unions, Organizing, and the Fight for Democracy. She makes the case that unions are central to challenging the corporate class and restoring democracy in America. But what about the millions of workers who don’t have a union?  For Jane McAlevey, that translates into even more opportunity to build the power of organized labor.

Erica Payne

The millionaires who are fighting for a living wage for all working citizens, and a fair tax system.  Bill Press talks with Erica Payne, Executive Director of Patriotic Millionaires. If you’d like to hear the entire interview, visit BillPressPods.com.

Jim Hightower

Who’ll care for “the other” migrants?

#463 : Getting it right in 2020

Getting it right in 2020. Making black communities powerful in politics. Turning out progressive voters one conversation at a time. Plus Bill Press talks with former UN Ambassador Susan Rice.

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Alicia Garza on what motivates black voters and why politicians should care.  Alex Morgan on upping the progresive ground game in 2020. Plus Bill Press on Donald Trump’s perilous foreign policy with former UN Ambassador Susan Rice.


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Alicia Garza

Alicia Garza reminds us that black voters are central to changing the direction of the nation,  and that politicians who take black voters for granted do so at their own peril.

Alex Morgan

Alex Morgan says that in 2016, Democrats forgot the basics of winning campaigns — face-to-face conversations with voters. That’s why he’s leading a massive effort to turn that around.

Susan Rice

Bill Press talks former UN Ambassador Susan Rice about Donald Trump’s disdain for diplomacy and why she supports a War Powers Resolution to curb more military actions against Iran. If you’d like to hear the entire interview, visit Bill PressPods.com.

Jim Hightower

What car do billionaires ride in?