#469 : Doctors take a stand for single payer health care.

Doctors take a stand for single payer health care. How Donald Trump is unmaking the presidency. Plus Bill Press on the state of America’s labor movement.

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Why doctors are leading a movement to cover medical care for all Americans.Donald Trump’s lasting impact on the highest office in the land. Plus Bill Press talks with Stephen Greenhouse, author of Beaten Down, Worked Up: The Past, Present, and Future of American Labor.


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Susan Rogers

As a physician, Dr. Susan Rogers knows well the daily failures of a profit driven health care system and the inequities it creates. That’s why she says only a single payer system can provide the kind of health care all Americans deserve.

Benjamin Wittes

A new book from Benjamin Wittes and co-author Susan Hennessey offers a piercing analysis of Donald Trump’s presidency and a compelling argument that he is transforming the nature of the office.  Wittes says that as Trump continues to put his personal interest ahead of the public good, the future of democratic governance is at risk.

Steven Greenhouse

Are unions making a comeback? Bill Press talks about the past, present, and future of American labor with Steven Greenhouse, author of Beaten Down, Worked Up: The Past, Present, and Future of American Labor.  If you’d like to hear the entire interview, visit BillPressPods.com.

Jim Hightower

Will Democrats Be Democrats, or Fraidy Cats?

#468 : Why labor should support a Green New Deal.

Why labor should support a Green New Deal. Inside the GOP plan to rig elections. Plus Bill Press with the authors of A Very Stable Genius: Donald J. Trump’s Testing of America.

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Labor organizer Joseph B. Uehlein makes the case for protecting workers in the green new deal. Filmmaker Mac Heller exposes the Republican strategy to suppress the vote and win elections. Plus Bill Press talks with the authors of A Very Stable Genius: Donald J. Trump’s Testing of America.


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Joseph B. Uehlein

Joseph B. Uehlein works at the forefront of building union support for the effort to confront climate change.  He says the Green New Deal has the potential to rebuild the labor movement and unite the working class.  

Mac Heller

Filmmaker Mac Heller’s latest documentary takes a deep dive in the carefully crafted campaign being used by Republicans to suppress voting. It’s a compelling story of democracy at peril and what we can do about it.

Carol Leonnig and Philip Rucker

Bill Press talking with Carol Leonnig and Philip Rucker, authors of A Very Stable Genius: Donald J. Trump’s Testing of America.  If you’d like to hear the entire interview, visit Bill PressPods.com.

Jim Hightower

How wasteful is the Pentagon?

#467 : How the Democratic Party can, and should, engage rural America.

How the Democratic Party can, and should, engage rural America.  Why it’s time to abolish the electoral college. Plus Bill Press with GOP insider Rick Wilson on how to prevent President Trump from being re-elected.

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Jane Kleeb on the importance of rural voters to progressive politics. Reed Hundt on why the nation is ready for a national popular vote. Plus a GOP campaign consultant tells Bill Press how Democrats can, and should, beat Donald Trump.


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Jane Kleeb

One of the lessons from the 2016 election was that Democrats have a problem with rural voters. A new book by Jane Kleeb offers a convincing strategy on how progressive Democrats can connect to the issues rural voters care about and win their support in November.

Reed Hundt

There’s a growing movement to elect the president by a national popular vote. Former FCC Chairman Reed Hundt says it’s the only way to restore faith in American democracy.

Rick Wilson

Back Announce: Bill Press talking with Rick Wilson, author of Running Against the Devil: A Plot to Save America from Trump–and Democrats from Themselves.  If you’d like to hear the entire interview, visit BillPressPods.com.

Jim Hightower

Health care for people… or for corporate profits?

#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?