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Best of the Left - Progressive Politics and Culture, Curated by Humans, Not Algorithms
Best of the Left - Progressive Politics and Culture, Curated by Humans, Not Algorithms
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An award-winning, expertly-curated podcast of progressive politics and culture. Diving deeply on a wide range of topics, we draw from more than... more

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Fighting with at least two hands tied (Conservative Democrats Manchin and Sinema) (Repost)

Original Air Date 6/19/2021 Today we take a look at the politics of obstruction in service to big donors' interests... more

02 Jul 2022 · 1 hour, 16 minutes
Mitch McConnell is the Forking Worst (Reposted)

Original Air Date 7/5/2019 Today we take an unflinching look at Mitch McConnell and what a bad, bad man he... more

28 Jun 2022 · 1 hour, 16 minutes
Everyone Knew The Lie Was A Lie (January 6th Insurrection Hearings)

Air Date 6/25/2022 Today we take a look at some of the takeaways from the hearings investigating the January 6th... more

25 Jun 2022 · 1 hour,
Pride and Prejudice

Air Date 6/22/2022 Today we take a look at the complicated evolution of Pride Month in an era of much... more

22 Jun 2022 · 1 hour, 9 minutes
A Healthier Humanity Through a Wellness Economy

Air Date 6/17/2022 Today we take a look at many intertwining realizations that are beginning to permeate society which include... more

17 Jun 2022 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
Home Is Where The Hardship Is (Housing Crisis)

Air Date 6/15/2022 Today we take a look at the many reasons why we are experiencing a housing crisis in... more

15 Jun 2022 · 1 hour, 5 minutes
No One Supports the Economic Interests of Rural America

Air Date 6/11/2022 Today we take a look at the reasons why Democrats lost rural America and why it's important... more

11 Jun 2022 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
Progressives and the Primaries

Air Date 6/8/2022 Today we take a look at progressive victories in primary elections around the country and explain why... more

08 Jun 2022 · 1 hour, 12 minutes
Bonus Sample: Tales of Panic

Original Air Date: 5-16-22 Become a member! Connect with our Discord community!   Today, I am talking with Amanda, Deon... more

07 Jun 2022 · 17 minutes
Marketing, Messaging and Mass Shootings

Air Date 6/4/2022 Today we take a look at some of the obvious steps we need to take to reduce... more

04 Jun 2022 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
The Great Replacements (Conspiracy vs Reality)

Air Date 6/1/2022 Today we take a look at the current conspiracy theory known as "The Great Replacement" which posits... more

01 Jun 2022 · 1 hour, 7 minutes
Mismanaging Capitalism Can Lead to Fascism (Inflation and the Working Class)

Air Date 5/27/2022 Today we take a look at the disruptions to society that can unfold in times of economic... more

27 May 2022 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
Bonus Sample: Tell Me A Story

Original Air Date: 4-26-22 Today, I am talking with Amanda, Deon and Erin. We discuss: - Libertarians proving themselves wrong... more

25 May 2022 · 16 minutes
The Disneyfication of Our Past, Present and Future (Repost)

Original Air Date 5/8/2021 Today we take a look at the culture that Disney has helped create and how they... more

21 May 2022 · 1 hour, 38 minutes
Our Democracy is Filibusted, Time to Kill the Filibuster (Repost)

Original Air Date 4/14/2021 Today we take a look at the one element of our government that, above all others,... more

17 May 2022 · 1 hour, 25 minutes
#1490 What To Do As We Enter A Post-Roe World

Air Date 5/14/2022 Today we take a look at the options and actions still available after the Supreme Court overturns... more

14 May 2022 · 1 hour, 10 minutes
Journalism, Social Media and the Billionaire Business Model

Air Date 5/10/2022 Today we take a look at the impacts of media ownership on society including legacy newspapers and... more

10 May 2022 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
Seeking Approval from the GOP Fringe is Making Them Mainstream

Air Date 5/7/2022 Today we take a look at the jockeying for position that is happening among GOP politicians, both... more

07 May 2022 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
Oceans Rise, Empires Fall (The Coming New World Order)

Air Date 5/4/2022 Today we take a look at the tectonic shifts in the geopolitics happening under our feet; the... more

04 May 2022 · 59 minutes
Unionizing is a Labor of Love

Air Date 4/29/2022 Today we take a look at the rising wave of successful unionization efforts and the corporate tactics... more

29 Apr 2022 · 1 hour, 18 minutes
Will Be Wild, a Deep Dive into January 6th

From critically acclaimed podcast studios Pineapple Street and Wondery comes a new 8-part series called Will Be Wild that shines... more

26 Apr 2022 · 6 minutes
The Politics We Have, The Politics We Need (Socializing the Oil Industry)

Air Date 4/23/2022 Today we take a look at how we got to the form of toothless liberalism we are... more

23 Apr 2022 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
Elon Musk is Not Your Savior and He Is Actually Awful

Air Date 4/20/2022 Today we take a look at the bizarre halo effect that seems to surround Elon Musk and... more

20 Apr 2022 · 1 hour, 11 minutes
Coming Catastrophe at the Supreme Court

Air Date 4/16/2022 Today we take a look at the coming wave of attacks on abortion and the foundational concept... more

16 Apr 2022 · 52 minutes
The New Hotness in Scam Culture (Crypto Currency and NFTs)

Air Date 4/13/2022 Today we take a look at the mainstreaming of crypto and NFTs by celebrity endorsements, why they're... more

13 Apr 2022 · 1 hour, 11 minutes
Bonus Sample: Hair of the Dog

Original Air Date: 3-15-22 Today, I am talking with Erin (not from Philly), Deon and Erin from... more

10 Apr 2022 · 16 minutes
A New Voice of Dissent on the Supreme Court (Ketanji Brown Jackson)

Air Date 4/6/2022 Today we take a look at the nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court,... more

07 Apr 2022 · 1 hour, 5 minutes
The Cyberwar Did Not Begin with Cyber Pearl Harbor

Air Date 4/2/2022 Today we take a look at the current iteration of the cynical culture wars being waged by... more

02 Apr 2022 · 1 hour, 9 minutes
#1479 Torturing Children and Families in the Name of Protecting Them (Trans Rights)

Air Date 3/29/2022 Today we take a look at the current iteration of the cynical culture wars being waged by... more

29 Mar 2022 · 1 hour, 11 minutes
#1478 Refugees, Borders, War, and the Climate Crisis

Air Date 3/24/2022 Today we take a look at the desperate state of refugees fleeing war, strife and climate disruption... more

24 Mar 2022 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
Best of the Left - Progressive Politics and Culture, Curated by Humans, Not Algorithms
The New Hotness in Scam Culture (Crypto Currency and NFTs)
Best of the Left - Progressive Politics and Culture, Curated by Humans, Not Algorithms
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Air Date 4/13/2022 Today we take a look at the mainstreaming of crypto and NFTs by celebrity endorsements, why they're terrible by... more