#404 : Looking ahead to 2020

Looking ahead to 2020. Winning over the white working class. What will it take? Plus, making the case for a national popular vote. And, Bill Press with a an early look at the candidates who could take on Trump.

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What progressive Democrats need to do now to regain the white working class vote. Plus, inside the movement for a national popular vote and the difference it could make. And Bill Press talks about what the midterms tell us about who could run and win in the next race for President.


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Justin Guest

Justin Guest has written extensively about our nation’s white working class voters.  He says that Democrats still have a long way to go to to regain the ground they’ve lost to Donald Trump.

Karen Hobert Flynn

As it stands now,  the 2018 midterms popular vote went overwhelmingly in favor of Democrats in the House with a margin not seen since 1974. And once again, that did not necessarily translate into electoral wins.  In an encore interview, our next guest says it’s time to value all votes equally … and why a national popular vote for President is the way to do it.

Hanna Trudo

Bill Press talks with Hanna Trudo, national politics reporter at National Journal about who may appear on the 2020 ballot for President.

Jim Hightower

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#403 : Seizing the moment for change.

Midterms, ballot measures and a “progressive wave. “ Plus how a new Congress can change the agenda on immigration. And Bill Press with Congressman Dan Kildee (MI) on the Democratic majority in the House and what to do with it.

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How voters used ballot measures to mandate an agenda for progressive change. And what Democrats need to do to end the policy of fear on immigration. Plus, Bill Press talks with Representative Dan Kildee (MI-05) on what the Democratic Party should stand for now.


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Chris Melody Fields Figueredo

Across the country, voters used ballot initiatives in the midterm elections to take democracy into their own hands. Our first guest says it is a story about progressive change that still needs to be told.

Justin Gest

The rhetoric of fear over immigration dominated the midterm elections. Our next guest says Democrats now have an opportunity to turn that around.

Dan Kildee

Bill Press talks with Representative Dan Kildee (MI-05) on what’s next for progressive democrats on Capitol Hill.

 

Jim Hightower

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#402 : A still divided Congress

Election Results. The President under the microscope. A still divided Congress … and a labor wave.

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With the midterms behind us, will the President finally be held accountable for his actions? And as over 800 union members get elected to office… what do they want? Plus, Bill Press on the historic wins for women.


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David Corn

The midterm election was widely seen as a referendum on President Trump. Journalist David Corn says that if nothing else, this election makes is possible for Congress to do what it is supposed to do … hold the Executive Branch in check.

Chris Garlock

A record number of labor-endorsed union members claimed victory in the midterms.  Union organizer Chris Garlock tells us how they did it and what it may mean.

Bob Bland

Bob Bland, founder of The Women’s March joins  Bill Press to talk about the women who will change the way our nation is governed.

 

Jim Hightower

Putting traumatized immigrant children out of sight.


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#401 : Why “No” is not enough.

The movement for economic justice in America, and the fight for everyone to have a say.

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This week, “good news” from the frontlines in the battle for voting rights. Plus … an agenda for change. Why progressive Democrats will not settle for just “stopping Trump.” And what women running for office are doing to be part of that change.


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Miles Rapoport

Miles Rapoport has spent his career fighting for American democracy

He says that as we face one of the most concentrated efforts in recent history to limit the right to vote  … activists are fighting back and making a difference.

Roger Hickey

Roger Hickey is a veteran activist for economic justice.

In this encore interview, he says that people are energized by a new vision of  America’s future, and progressive Democrats are ready to make it happen.

A’shanti Gholar

Coming up, A’shanti Gholar takes Bill Press through the new landscape of women in public office.

Jim Hightower

Beware of the Real Gremlins This Season


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