AmericasDemocrats.org–December 4, 2011

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James Galbraith

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James Galbraith

Economist James Galbraith says he’s supporting the Occupy Wall Street movement and thinks they’re already having some success.

James Galbraith’s Website

“John Maynard Keynes Knew What Occupy Wall Street Tells Us Today: “Banks and bankers are by nature blind.” “

 

 

Catherine Poe

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Catherine Poe

Regular guest Catherine Poe says Newt Gingrich might be the flavor of the month for Republicans, but he’s actually a gift to Democrats.

Washington Times Profile

“God’s Gift to the Democrats”

Catherine Poe’s Twitter

 

 

Steny Hoyer

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Steny Hoyer

Bill Press interviews House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer, who says he agrees with Americans who are giving Congress low approval ratings.

The Bill Press Show

Hoyer’s Congressional Website

 

 

 
 

 

AmericasDemocrats.org–November 6, 2011

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Catherine Poe

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Regular guest Catherine Poe says President Obama could learn a lesson from nature’s most fearless animal, the honey badger.

Catherine Poe’s profile for the Washington Times

“Should President Obama tap into his inner honey badger?”

Catherine Poe’s Twitter

 

Kirstin Downey

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Author Kirstin Downey discusses her book, The Woman Behind the New Deal: The Life of Frances Perkins, FDR’s Secretary of Labor and His Moral Conscience.

Kirstin Downey’s Website

Her book on Amazon

 

 

Rob Andrews

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Bill Press interviews Congressman Rob Andrews, who says Democrats need to show America that Republicans are more concerned with igniting their base than solving the country’s problems.

The Bill Press Show

Rob Andrew’s Congressional Website

Andrews for Congress

AmericasDemocrats.org–October 9, 2011

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Lily Eskelsen

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Lily Eskelsen, vice president at the National Education Association, tells us how the American Jobs Act offers crucial support to our nation’s biggest job creators: teachers. We’ll hear why the bill could be the solution to getting American students ahead of their international counterparts.

Education Votes

NEA’s Legislative Action Center

Catherine Poe

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Regular guest Catherine Poe discusses new developments in the race to become the Republican presidential nominee in 2012. She says the race reminds her of the tortoise and the hare, but which slow and steady candidate will ultimately win the race?

“Chris Christie says no is no, but what about 2016?”

The Ad Lib blog

 

Robert McElvaine

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Professor Robert McElvaine, chair of the history department at Millsaps College, discusses his book Grand Theft Jesus: The Hijacking of Religion in America. He says popular conservative figures such as Michele Bachmann and Glenn Beck have earned themselves spots on the Unwanted List for their skewed version of Christianity.

Robert McElvaine’s homepage

Grand Theft Jesus: The Hijacking of Religion in America


America’sDemocrats.org-September 11th, 2011

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Joe Wilson

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Former ambassador Joe Wilson joins us to talk about the tenth anniversary of the September 11 attacks. He says the Bush administration’s reaction to the event changed life in America more than the event itself.

“What I Didn’t Find in Africa” Op-Ed

The Politics of Truth

 

 

Catherine Poe

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Regular guest Catherine Poe, author of the Ad Lib blog for the Washington Times Communities, discusses how President Obama has made America safer during his presidency.

Washington Times Communities Ad Lib Column

“Thanks to Obama, U.S. is safer since 9/11”

 

Chris Van Hollen

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Bill Press interviews Congressman and member of the debt deal super committee Chris Van Hollen. He tells us what proposals and cuts we can expect the super committee to recommend.

The Bill Press Show

Congressman Van Hollen