Best progressive politics podcasts we could find (Updated April 2018)
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Democracy Now! is an independent daily TV & radio news program, hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan González. We provide daily global news headlines, in-depth interviews and investigative reports without any advertisements or government funding. Our programming shines a spotlight on corporate and government abuses of power and lifts up the stories of ordinary people working to make change in extraordinary times. Democracy Now! is live weekdays at 8am ET and available 24/ ...
 
Hosted by Bob Cesca, the popular Salon.com contributor and editor for The Daily Banter, the Bob Cesca Show combines funny liberal political talk from podcasters knee-deep in the trenches of the American political debate. Brought to you by BubbleGenius.com bath and body products. Download our free weekly audio podcast in the iTunes Store and be sure to Rate and Review the show in iTunes.
 
Award winning bloggers Driftglass (driftglass.blogspot.com) and Blue Gal (bgalrstate.blogspot.com) talk about politics from the Left. This podcast is not safe for work.
 
The Humanist Report is a progressive political podcast that analyzes political news stories through the lens of humanism. This podcast is hosted by Mike Figueredo, a Ph.D student of public policy and political activist.
 
Behind the News with Doug Henwood
 
This is the progressive program that will take the mystery out of politics. This is the program that will encourage you to make sure government becomes we the people. Whether you are Liberal, Conservative or otherwise you get to air your point of view.
 
Loud, fast-talking and deceptively funny, this politically-independent "forward-thinking pragmatist" looks at the events shaping our world through a uniquely American lens. It's smarter than you think, and faster than you expect.
 
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Here Be Monsters
Monthly+
 
Collection of radio productions > Here Be Monsters radio / The Sunday Show - Progressive political roundtable talk Outlaw Metaphysica - all manner of Spiritual / paranormal
 
Daily Kos presents Daily Kos Radio. Progressive politics, news & talk hosted by Contributing Editor David Waldman
 
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Radio Dispatch
Daily
 
Radio Dispatch is a daily podcast covering progressive politics, hosted by siblings John and Molly Knefel. The show features journalists, authors, organizers, and artists, as well as John and Molly's own original reporting and analysis. From civil liberties and privacy to civil rights and intersectional feminism, Radio Dispatch covers the news from a point of view that values recognizing and discussing power and privilege. John and Molly's journalism can be found at Rolling Stone, Buzzfeed, ...
 
News & political commentary airing live Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 11am - 12:30pm eastern!
 
Award Winning Long-Form Interviews, Entertaining Daily Politics and Smart Analysis.
 
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CTL
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ARE YOU FED UP WITH THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA – WE ARE! Thank you for visiting Candor #Talk. We are a NEW #PROGRESSIVE AND #LIBERAL talk show and blog focusing on opinion driven news, without the corporate filter and ratings spin. We challenge the two party system and the corruption in the political process. We also discuss other issues such as law and society news. We speak unabashedly about progressive politics and the issues that are consistently undermined by the mainstream media. Further, we ...
 
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Redeye
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A progressive take on current events. Produced by an independent media collective at Vancouver Cooperative Radio.
 
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Unanimous Dissent
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Unanimous Dissent is a progressive news show covering US policy and legislation from Washington, DC. It is produced by Sam Sacks and Sam Knight, the co-founders of the District Sentinel News Co-op. Join us in dissent every Monday through Friday.
 
This is the backstage of "Redacted Tonight with Lee Camp" - A one-hour weekly podcast that tackles politics, comedy, and more with co-host John F. O'Donnell. The audio from each week's episode of "Redacted Tonight" is also played on every podcast episode. As The Herald called it "Jon Stewart with teeth." Also follow @LeeCamp on Twitter and www.LeeCamp.net.
 
This podcast is a beautifully executed compilation combining the absolute best in left-leaning political news, commentary and occasional comedy with great music to pull it all together. In each edition, I choose a political theme and deliver a variety of stories and perspectives from an array of sources on that theme. By the way, this is an ENHANCED PODCAST with cool features built in which is fun but that means that it's not compatible with everyone's audio player. For the STANDARD MP3 feed ...
 
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Kudzu Vine
Weekly
 
We cover Georgia & Southern Politics like Kudzu! Featuring Tim Shiflett's GOP Outrage of the Week
 
The Bob Kincaid Show Archives presented by www.WhiteRoseSociety.org
 
Speak Now: Consequences Later, The Ignorance Equation seeks to educate, to inform, to enlighten.
 
An advocate for uncommon political thought, an aggressive Progressive. If you're way beyond believing America has a legitimate election system and a government of, by and for The People you may find comfort here.
 
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Asia Pacific Forum
Weekly
 
Asia Pacific Forum is the progressive pan-Asian radio show broadcast every Monday night from 9-10pm on WBAI 99.5 FM in New York City and live on the web. We cover underreported stories from Asia, as well as Asian American politics and culture. Each week we talk to authors like Arundhati Roy, Jessica Hagedorn, and Jeff Chang; activists and politicos like Yuri Kochiyama, Mike Honda, and Monami Maulik; intellectuals like Tariq Ali, Vandana Shiva, and Vijay Prashad; artists like DJ Rekha, David ...
 
Portland-based writer Christian Piatt, along with Rev. Amy Piatt and Slim Moon (founder of Kill Rock Stars and a Unitarian Universalist seminarian) discuss pop culture and news through the lens of progressive Christian spirituality.
 
Civil Discourse is the most informative Progressive Radio Show in Wisconsin. A grassroots radio program featuring Senator Peter Bear and Eric Brant. 30 years separate these two co-hosts, offering a unique dynamic to the program. Learn about current events from a historical angle. Hear from state senators, representatives, local politicians, activists, and historians to better understand our current political environment. Gain a better understanding of how political decisions affect everyday ...
 
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This Is Hell!
Weekly+
 
Long-form interviews with writers, thinkers and workers from around the world and across the spectrum of experience.
 
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Something Wonky
Weekly+
 
Dave Gaukroger and Jeremy Sear take a progressive look at Australian news, politics and the media every week.
 
On MoJo: 5 Questions, listen in as Mother Jones reporters gab with authors, artists, scientists, and more. Each week we feature interesting thinkers answering smart, fearless questions. Look for the MoJo: 5 Questions podcast in the iTunes Music Store.
 
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Liberal Fix
Monthly
 
A recap of the week in Progressive or Liberal Politics. News, Commentary and Analysis. Hosted by sociologist Keith Brekhus from Montana and the show's Producer Naomi Minogue from California.Every Friday, Liberal Fix hosts and guests tackle tough issues with a perspective that comes from outside the beltway.Join the Liberal Fix community, a like-minded group of individuals dedicated to promoting progressive ideals and progressive activists making a difference.
 
National radio commentator, writer, public speaker, co-editor of the monthly "Hightower Lowdown" and author of "Thieves In High Places: They've Stolen Our Country And It's Time to Take It Back," Jim Hightower has spent three decades battling the Powers That Be on behalf of the Powers That Ought To Be -- consumers, working families, environmentalists, small businesses, and just-plain-folks.
 
The nationally syndicated progressive talk radio and television program hosted by David Pakman
 
An unholy amalgam of politics, historical anecdotes, cocktail recipes, performances by talented people, and interviews with people who are doing interesting things with their lives.
 
The Echo Chamber Club wants to strengthen and define what it means to be a liberal, progressive or centrist in modern day politics. We interview key thinkers; philosophers, politicians, academics and journalists, about what their values are in order to encourage debate about a centrist ideology. This is to complement the Echo Chamber Club newsletter, where we show an alternative point of view to what is a traditional 'liberal / progressive' norm, or what simply isn't being discussed in the p ...
 
Everything Left is the exciting new podcast where we take a look at the weeks news and current events and discuss the stories that everyone needs to know about.
 
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Book Talk Radio
Monthly
 
Book Talk Radio is hosted by Joe Conason and is a project of the Progressive Book Club. PBC works with some of the biggest authors, activists, and thinkers in progressive politics. Listen in, call in, and join our community.
 
The award winning BKP RADIO broadcast offers a no holds barred discussion of political, societal and cultural events of the day that we know you'll find informative & entertaining. All perspectives are welcomed!
 
Independent Media | Campaigning Journalism
 
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Well May We Say
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Join us each week as we discuss what's happening to our country and why...
 
● TruthWorks Network Radio ● The BLACK VOICE Collaborative●●▬▬ Truth Must Be Spoken Until Justice is Done●▬▬ "TRUTH - the Great Equalizer" Malcolm X ●▬▬ TRUTH always the constant, INFORMATION FOREVER the VARIABLE●▬▬ Talk programming providing a diversity of progressive perspectives on world and national political, economic and social issues, ideas and news●▬▬ TruthWorks Network presents LIVE and Call-In (914) 338-1610 ●▬▬ Powerful audio documentary features, INTERVIEWS, Conferences and lectu ...
 
"A serving of red meat for yellow dogs"
 
A leftist politics and culture podcast for our terrible times. Hosted by Matt Binder.
 
Truthdig Podcast - Interviews and spoken articles from a Web magazine providing expert in-depth coverage of current affairs as well as a variety of thoughtful, provocative content assembled from a progressive point of view.
 
*****IMPORTANT UPDATE******Independent Underground Radio Network will be MOVING to SPREAKER Network, starting December 1, 2017. Look for the link to bookmark our move in our November 2017 shows. Thanks********Welcome to the home of MICHIGAN'S VOICE OF PROGRESS! NUMBER #1 POLITICAL Network - on the Blog Talk Radio Network with over 4.5 Million Download Listens since 2010 --Independent Underground Radio Network and it's flagship program Independent Underground Radio LIVE (IURL).We discuss, ana ...
 
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Across the Aisle
Monthly+
 
Your Facebook feed probably never disagrees with you. We will. We live in an increasingly segregated world. Major media like Fox News, MSNBC, Rush Limbaugh, and Rachel Maddow preach, earsplitting and vulgar, to the choirs of the left and the right. Everyone is told that God and George Washington is on their side, and their opponents are Hitler in high heels or Stalin in shorts. I’m right, you’re wrong, and all of America sleeps content in their goodness. Our friends, family and co-workers ar ...
 
Voices With Vision
 
The best news, pop culture analysis and comedy political talk anywhere! The Tim Black At Night Show.
 
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Bernie-2016
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This is an independent podcast established to follow and comment on Bernie Sanders candidacy for President of the United States. This podcast is completely independent of any Candidate, Party or PAC. You can find out more about Bernie-2016 at Bernie-2016.com, you can send me a message at BernieUS2016@gmail.com
 
Saturday morning's complete radio broadcast, four hours, unedited - uploaded Saturday afternoons.
 
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BostonRed
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Boston and national political coverage by Bostonred "The Real Deal"
 
Frank and Matt discuss the week's news. Opinionated and semi-informed. Topics include US Politics, global issues, and technology.
 
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MF GALAXY
Monthly+
 
MF GALAXY is a weekly podcast powered by four mighty engines: * Writers on writing: the craft and the business * Pop culture including TV, movies, graphic novels, and more * Progressive politics, activism, and social enterprise * Africentric change-makers, histories, cultures, art, and more! Mixing brand-new interviews with classic conversations (from my archive of 23 years in broadcasting) with famous and dynamic figures in the arts, Hollywood, and politics, MF GALAXY will take you to place ...
 
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After disappointingly missing his Friday upload, Christopher discusses a relatively disappointing phenomenon in Canadian politics: Doug Ford and his Trumpian emergence in Ontario. As the brother of late mayor Rob Ford, Doug Ford has a few contradictions (and cocaine-fueled scandals) to surmount before he can be considered competitive to lead On ...…
 
Apropos Of Something hosts Ellen Daniels and Nancy Laurence talk with Micah LeMon, author of The Imbible and head mixologist at James Beard Award-nominated The Alley Light, on the art of crafting serious spirits; and Leni Sorensen PhD, prominent culinary and cultural historian, author, creator of Indigo House, on her unique journey from back-to ...…
 
Kelly speaks with Sarah Ullman, the co-founder and co-executive director of One Vote at a Time, a team of female filmmakers who are traveling to ten states in 2018 to make political campaign ads for 250 progressive pro gun safety candidates for state legislatures.
 
Today Jeff and Corey take a close look at an fascinating new article by Valerie Tarico, published on Alternet with the title “Here’s Why Some Progressives Are Tearing Each Other Apart”. In the article Tarico argues that today’s political left is largely split into two major conflicting factions, each of whom are operating with two very differen ...…
 
Foundational Truths: The Bible is God’s self-revelation. God is the Eternal, Sovereign Creator; all that He creates is good. Man is a responsible agent, held to a moral standard. Sin originates within a person, separating us from God. God declares one righteous by faith alone, apart from works. What is the grand purpose of all history and exist ...…
 
Jason Rennie, Editor-in-Chief of Superversive Press, calls in to the show to talk about how progressive politics and SJWs have destroyed Science Fiction such as Star Wars. MILO talks about how Laura Ingraham made the wrong move apologizing to David Hogg and in Clown World, a former clown is running for office as a Democrat.…
 
Jason Rennie, Editor-in-Chief of Superversive Press, calls in to the show to talk about how progressive politics and SJWs have destroyed Science Fiction such as Star Wars. MILO talks about how Laura Ingraham made the wrong move apologizing to David Hogg and in Clown World, a former clown is running for office as a Democrat.…
 
Jason Rennie, Editor-in-Chief of Superversive Press, calls in to the show to talk about how progressive politics and SJWs have destroyed Science Fiction such as Star Wars. MILO talks about how Laura Ingraham made the wrong move apologizing to David Hogg and in Clown World, a former clown is running for office as a Democrat.…
 
Jason Rennie, Editor-in-Chief of Superversive Press, calls in to the show to talk about how progressive politics and SJWs have destroyed Science Fiction such as Star Wars. MILO talks about how Laura Ingraham made the wrong move apologizing to David Hogg and in Clown World, a former clown is running for office as a Democrat.…
 
Jason Rennie, Editor-in-Chief of Superversive Press, calls in to the show to talk about how progressive politics and SJWs have destroyed Science Fiction such as Star Wars. MILO talks about how Laura Ingraham made the wrong move apologizing to David Hogg and in Clown World, a former clown is running for office as a Democrat.…
 
Jason Rennie, Editor-in-Chief of Superversive Press, calls in to the show to talk about how progressive politics and SJWs have destroyed Science Fiction such as Star Wars. MILO talks about how Laura Ingraham made the wrong move apologizing to David Hogg and in Clown World, a former clown is running for office as a Democrat.…
 
Jason Rennie, Editor-in-Chief of Superversive Press, calls in to the show to talk about how progressive politics and SJWs have destroyed Science Fiction such as Star Wars. MILO talks about how Laura Ingraham made the wrong move apologizing to David Hogg and in Clown World, a former clown is running for office as a Democrat.…
 
Jason Rennie, Editor-in-Chief of Superversive Press, calls in to the show to talk about how progressive politics and SJWs have destroyed Science Fiction such as Star Wars. MILO talks about how Laura Ingraham made the wrong move apologizing to David Hogg and in Clown World, a former clown is running for office as a Democrat.…
 
Jason Rennie, Editor-in-Chief of Superversive Press, calls in to the show to talk about how progressive politics and SJWs have destroyed Science Fiction such as Star Wars. MILO talks about how Laura Ingraham made the wrong move apologizing to David Hogg and in Clown World, a former clown is running for office as a Democrat.…
 
Jason Rennie, Editor-in-Chief of Superversive Press, calls in to the show to talk about how progressive politics and SJWs have destroyed Science Fiction such as Star Wars. MILO talks about how Laura Ingraham made the wrong move apologizing to David Hogg and in Clown World, a former clown is running for office as a Democrat.…
 
Jason Rennie, Editor-in-Chief of Superversive Press, calls in to the show to talk about how progressive politics and SJWs have destroyed Science Fiction such as Star Wars. MILO talks about how Laura Ingraham made the wrong move apologizing to David Hogg and in Clown World, a former clown is running for office as a Democrat.…
 
Jason Rennie, Editor-in-Chief of Superversive Press, calls in to the show to talk about how progressive politics and SJWs have destroyed Science Fiction such as Star Wars. MILO talks about how Laura Ingraham made the wrong move apologizing to David Hogg and in Clown World, a former clown is running for office as a Democrat.…
 
This week's challenge: present a harebrained theory. You can hear the after show and support Do By Friday on Patreon! Show Notes Adam Lisagor (@adamlisagor) | Twitter Sandwich Video I need your help to keep our water clean - YouTube Fran Lebowitz - Wikipedia Videos – Special Projects “The West Wing” King Corn (TV Episode 2005) - IMDb Delahoyde ...…
 
The Let's Hash It Out crew discusses the Roseanne reboot and the political and cultural implications of having a Trump supporter as the lead in a primetime show that tackles progressive issues. Also, Robert Mueller provides a link between the Trump campaign and a Russian military intelligence officer, and as Jae suspected, Trump's personal atto ...…
 
Our guest host today is Maggie Thompson of 'Generation Progress', a national organization that works with and for young people to promote progressive solutions to key political and social challenges. (On Twitter: @maggiekthompson)Below is the topic that she discussed, along with the guests she was joined by.Topic: Youth Activism and Organizing/ ...…
 
In so many ways, Doug Ford’s bluster bus is already the most riveting story of this spring’s election, although his response to yesterday’s Liberal budget was more about waffles than red meat. The acclaimed candidate for Etobicoke North produced lots of predictable mouth-breathing about the Wynne government’s proposed deficits, but nothing in t ...…
 
What did Jesus endure at the cross? We use Mark’s Gospel and the Shroud of Turin to piece together the physical torment Jesus went through for our sakes at Calvary. Also – we hear a testimony of healing and Graham shares a timely word from Revelation 2. For more content visit wordview.co.uk Notice: JavaScript is required for this content. var f ...…
 
The history of factories is an epic story with thousands of moving parts: A story of invention and innovation, progress and exploitation with vast economic, political, social and cultural consequences across continents and centuries. Joshua Freeman, a distinguished professor of history at Queens College and The Graduate Center, tells it all in ...…
 
As one of Britain's most prominent campaigning politicians, twice deputising as leader of the Labour Party and the country's longest-serving female MP, Rt. Hon. Harriet Harman QC MP, has had a distinguished career whilst also bringing women's issues to the heart of the Labour Party and fighting for equality and respect for all women. Harriet wa ...…
 
GUESTS FOR SUNDAY March 11, 2018: TODAY...Boston Bruins Hockey, Progressive Politics & Traveling By Train!...The Transportation Tie-In!... It's the 21st Century but our transportation systems are still back in the 20th!... How do we get the government to invest in infrastructure and improved public transportation and get some of these cars off ...…
 
GUESTS FOR SUNDAY March 11, 2018: TODAY...Boston Bruins Hockey, Progressive Politics & Traveling By Train!...The Transportation Tie-In!... It's the 21st Century but our transportation systems are still back in the 20th!... How do we get the government to invest in infrastructure and improved public transportation and get some of these cars off ...…
 
GUESTS FOR SUNDAY March 11, 2018: TODAY...Boston Bruins Hockey, Progressive Politics & Traveling By Train!...The Transportation Tie-In!... It's the 21st Century but our transportation systems are still back in the 20th!... How do we get the government to invest in infrastructure and improved public transportation and get some of these cars off ...…
 
Gina McCarthy isn't happy watching Scott Pruitt dismantle the climate plan that she helped President Obama build. But she doesn't think Pruitt will be successful. "They've made a lot of announcements, they haven't made a lot of progress," she said in an interview on The Interchange podcast. McCarthy predicted that EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt ...…
 
Nomiki Konst (@NomikiKonst) joins us to discuss recovery efforts in Puerto Rico. On today's show: Andrew Cuomo is trying to quell voting rights in New York. Ben Shapiro criticizes David Hogg's speech using his trademark sophistry and MTV camera work. Nomiki Konst (@NomikiKonst), investigative reporter for The Young Turks, joins us to talk NY st ...…
 
How will the recent congressional elections in Colombia influence the ongoing peace process? Political scientist Steven Taylor speaks with Carlos and Steven about FARC’s participation in the elections, the looming presidential elections, and what challenges remain for fully implementing the peace deal championed by outgoing president and Nobel ...…
 
Stacy Washington, conservative radio host and contributor, returns to the podcast to discuss her position as co-chair of the Project 21 National Advisory Board. This is an initiative of the National Center for Public Policy Research that promotes the views of African-Americans whose entrepreneurial spirit, dedication to family and commitment to ...…
 
Budget, Bolton & Buzz - George McClellan and Tom Lipscomb discuss President Trump’s signing of the Omnibus Spending Bill and the summation of a week in foreign policy that included a $1B arms sale to the Saudis, the appointment of John Bolton, progress on trade agreements, and what new foreign issues bandwidth is opened up by the stabilizing af ...…
 
GUESTS FOR SUNDAY March 25, 2018: TODAY... The March For Our Lives! Thousands Marched In The U.S. And Around The World Yesterday For Sensible Gun Reform! Jeff Talks With Students And Regulars Robert Kraig, Herb Boyd, Jerry Austin & Larry Korb!... Did YOU march in YOUR city?... Join The Conversation...- Jeff gets the student perspective on the M ...…
 
GUESTS FOR SUNDAY March 25, 2018: TODAY... The March For Our Lives! Thousands Marched In The U.S. And Around The World Yesterday For Sensible Gun Reform! Jeff Talks With Students And Regulars Robert Kraig, Herb Boyd, Jerry Austin & Larry Korb!... Did YOU march in YOUR city?... Join The Conversation...- Jeff gets the student perspective on the M ...…
 
GUESTS FOR SUNDAY March 25, 2018: TODAY... The March For Our Lives! Thousands Marched In The U.S. And Around The World Yesterday For Sensible Gun Reform! Jeff Talks With Students And Regulars Robert Kraig, Herb Boyd, Jerry Austin & Larry Korb!... Did YOU march in YOUR city?... Join The Conversation...- Jeff gets the student perspective on the M ...…
 
GUESTS FOR SUNDAY March 25, 2018: TODAY... The March For Our Lives! Thousands Marched In The U.S. And Around The World Yesterday For Sensible Gun Reform! Jeff Talks With Students And Regulars Robert Kraig, Herb Boyd, Jerry Austin & Larry Korb!... Did YOU march in YOUR city?... Join The Conversation...- Jeff gets the student perspective on the M ...…
 
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