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#353 - November 5, 2017

By 21st Century Democrats

A year ago, the progressive world was turned upside down. Today we hear from two critics about why Democrats never saw it coming. Professor Mark Lilla says liberals need to take a “big humility pill.” Longtime progressive editor Charlie Peters, in an encore presentation, says Democrats don’t have to change positions – they have to explain them better to blue-collar America. And Bill Press interviews Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal about the Republicans new tax plan.   Support the Show Are you tired of Tea Party Republicans and Rush Limbaugh dominating the airwaves? Do you want the facts you won't get on Fox -- or even on CNN? Then stay tuned.     Mark Lilla Professor and essayist Mark Lilla says that when the economy is doing well, class politics doesn’t work, and neither does identity politics.   Charlie Peters Charlie Peters, founder of the influential Washington Monthly, blames progressives for not understanding the views of “the other side.” An encore presentation from earlier this year.   Pramila Jayapal Coming up, Bill Press interviews Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal of Washington State about tax cuts for the rich.   Jim Hightower Why would you let Jeff Bezos inside your home?

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