AmericasDemocrats.Org–August 28th, 2011

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Vic Fingerhut

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Veteran Democratic political consultant Vic Fingerhut offers his advice on how Democrats can win in 2012. He says Democrats need to show Americans they are rip roaring populists who can get the country back on track.

Read Fingerhut’s other missives to Democrats and Progressives: VicFingerhut.com

Fingerhut’s academic bio at University of Mary Washington

Miles Rapoport

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Miles Rapoport, president of the non-partisan public policy research and advocacy organization Demos, joins us to discuss voter registration levels. Advocates of voter ID laws and other registration hurdles say it cuts down on voter fraud, but Rapoport says it really keeps Americans out of the voting booth.

Demos-Ideas and Action

Rapoport’s Biography

 

Donna Edwards

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An interview by Bill Press with Congresswoman Donna Edwards on the opening of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial on the National Mall. She says Dr. King’s message is even more important today with our nation’s extreme wealth gap.

Edwards’ Congressional site

The Official Website for the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial