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#386 - July 1, 2018

By 21st Century Democrats

Returning to our American roots.  The egalitarian call of the Declaration of Independence.  The American vision defined by immigrants. Plus, after a bruising week of politics, what Progressive Democrats need to do now.   Donald Kerwin of the Center for Migration Studies on what America stands to gain by keeping the door open to refugees.  Democracy theorist Danielle Allen on why equality is at the core of the American idea. Plus, Peter Ogburn sitting in for Bill Press,  talks with Kaili Joy Gray of Shareblue Media on the week’s good news and bad news in politics, and why giving up is not an option.   Donald Kerwin Donald Kerwin is a national authority on immigration who says America and the world only stands to lose when refugees are turned away.   Danielle Allen Danielle Allen is one of our nation’s leading democracy theorists. In an interview from our archives, she speaks to the lesson we still need to learn from the Declaration of Independence …  that equality is the essential partner of liberty.   Kaili Joy Gray Peter Ogburn sitting in for Bill Press, talks with Kaili Joy Gray of Shareblue Media.   Jim Hightower Why is Trump waging war on the poor?

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