AmericasDemocrats.org–April 22nd, 2012

Leon Billings

Leon Billings was Senator Ed Muskie’s administrative assistant and helped write the nation’s environmental laws. As America celebrates another Earth Day, we ask him if the Clean Air and Clean Water Acts are still effective? 

http://www.greentechfoundation.org/Advisors_billings.htm

Catherine Poe

Regular contributor Catherine Poe says the Trayvon Martin case was a perfect storm of race, media and political paranoia.

http://communities.washingtontimes.com/staff/catherine-poe/

Keith Ellison

Bill Press chats with Minnesota Congressman Keith Ellison, the co-chair of the House Progressive Caucus about a fair budget and the fight against restrictive voter I.D. legislation in the states.

http://www.billpressshow.com/

http://ellison.house.gov/

AmericasDemocrats.org netcast — March 13

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Kathleen Kennedy Townsend

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Kathleen Kennedy Townsend served as Maryland’s lieutenant governor from 1995 to 2003.  She is the author of Failing America’s Faithful: How Today’s Churches Are Mixing God with Politics and Losing Their WayIn this interview, she reflects on the significance of Catholic voters to the Democratic party.


Rabbi Michael Lerner

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Rabbi Michel Lerner is Editor of Tikkun Magazine, co-chair of the interfaith Network of Spiritual Progressives, and rabbi of Beyt Tikkun in Berkeley, California.  Here, Rabbi Lerner explains why the Democrats should propose the Environmental and Social Responsibility Amendment — to present a coherent picture of the kind of society we should want for ourselves.

A Bill Press interview with Congressman Keith Ellison

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Representative Keith Ellison (D-MN) speaks out about his opposition to Representative Peter King’s hearings to investigate the possible radicalization of Islam in America.