AmericasDemocrats.org–September 18, 2011

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Fred Rotondaro

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Regular guest Fred Rotondaro shares his reaction to Dick Cheney’s controversial new memoir. The book has upset Cheney’s former colleagues, but how does it shape our view of the Bush presidency?

Fred at Center for American Progress

Fred on Twitter

Simone Campbell

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Simone Campbell, executive director of NETWORK, a National Catholic Social Justice Lobby, discusses health care reform. The bill is an ongoing source of controversy, but she explains how Americans are already benefiting from the bill.

NETWORK’s stance on health care

NETWORK on Facebook

 

Congressman Brad Sherman

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Bill Press interviews Congressman Brad Sherman. He says looking at our trade policies could offer the solution to our deficit problem.

Congressman Sherman online

The Bill Press Show

AmericasDemocrats.Org–August 7th, 2011

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Catherine Poe

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Author of the Ad Lib blog for the Washington Times Communities Catherine Poe  discusses the DREAM Act, which has been a controversial immigration reform tactic used both on the state and national level, but how many Americans actually know what the act would do?  She says it’s a win-win for Americans and could boost our economy.

Washington Times Communities Ad Lib Column

DREAM Act

 

Fred Rotundaro

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Fred Rotondaro, a regular contributor to America’sDemocrats.org, is here to talk about the six month anniversary of Republican control in the House of Representatives.  He’ll tell us what their biggest blunders have been and what President Obama must do to fight them.

Debbie Wasserman Schultz

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An interview by Bill Press with Representative Debbie Wasserman-Schultz, chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee. She defends her support for the debt ceiling deal and the creation of a “Super Congress,” which she says has plenty of incentive to do the right thing and protect programs such as Medicaid.

AmericasDemocrats.Org–July 31st, 2011

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Fred Rotundaro


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Regular guest Fred Rotondaro, senior fellow at American Progress and chair of Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good,  offers his thoughts on the recent attacks in Oslo, Norway, and warns that right wing extremists could attack anywhere next…including right here in the US.

Robert McElvaine


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Robert McElvaine,
Elizabeth Chisholm Professor of Arts and Letters and Chair of the Department of History at Millsaps College, teaches us some lessons from the Great Depression. He says conservatives are regressive in their economic thinking and need to look back in history to see the error in their ways.

Buy his books on Amazon now!

The Great Depression: America, 1929-1941  and Grand Theft Jesus

 

Raul Grijalva


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An interview with Representative Raul Grijalva, chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. He gives us an update on the caucus’s Speak Out for Good Jobs Tour, which they hope will attack the unemployment crisis and rebuild the American Dream.

Congressional Progressive Caucus

AmericasDemocrats.Org–June 19th 2011

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Michael Greenberger

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Michael Greenberger is the founder and director of The Center for Health and Homeland Security (CHHS) and a professor at the University of Maryland School of Law.   A highly regarded Financial system expert,  Greenberger discusses the “all-out battle” by Republicans to strip the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act of its consumer protection measures. Could this result in a repeat of the 2008 economic crisis?

More about Michael Greenberger

Fred Rotondaro

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Regular guest Fred Rotondaro, senior fellow at American Progress and chair of Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good,  says Republicans think they can fix the country’s economic problems by eliminating social programs and pulling the rug out from under America’s poor.

Katrina vanden Heuvel

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An interview by Bill Press with The Nation’s Katrina vanden Heuvel. She gives a detailed biography of Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann and answers the question, “Has Bachmann out Palin-ed Sarah Palin?”

The Nation