Best of the Left - Progressive Politics and Culture, Curated by Humans

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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 100 sources of progressive news and commentary. Est. 2006.

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    #1430 Abortion laws are changing and so is how we talk about it
    1:07:07
  2. 2.
    #1334 Your Life Will Have Been What You Paid Attention To (Attention Economy) (Repost)
    1:18:42
  3. 3.
    Bonus Sample: Even Nazis Want to do a War Dance
    18:00
  4. 4.
    #1429 The Grit, Glory and Gaslighting of the Olympic Games
    1:16:18
  5. 5.
    #1361 Building a Better System of Justice (Repost)
    1:19:02
  6. 6.
    #1428 Labor Shortages and the War to Keep Wages Low and Profits High
    1:02:56
  7. 7.
    Bonus: Justifications rather than justice
    15:28
  8. 8.
    #1427 The Consequences of Everyday Racism
    1:02:47
  1. 9.
    #1426 The Liberation and Assimilation of Pride Month
    1:09:40
  2. 10.
    #1425 Remembering and Learning from History (Tulsa Massacre and Juneteenth)
    1:01:25
  3. 11.
    #1424 Fighting with at least two hands tied (Conservative Democrats Manchin and Sinema)
    1:04:25
  4. 12.
    Value: Health Insurance companies and Surveillance Capitalism
    18:21
  5. 13.
    #1423 A Microcosm of our Broken Society (Sports)
    1:08:03
  6. 14.
    #1422 Teach No Evil, Protest No Evil, Vote Not At All
    1:08:54
  7. 15.
    #1421 The Rise of China and the Freak Out of the West
    1:05:20
  8. 16.
    #1420 Alexa Is Not Your Friend (Digital vs Democratic Futures)
    1:10:26
  9. 17.
    #1286 The Rise of Christian Nationalism (Repost)
    1:19:06
  10. 18.
    #1419 Losing support for the indefensible (Israel and Palestine)
    1:01:52
  11. 19.
    #1418 The morality test of the COVID age (Vaccine Distribution)
    1:03:40
  12. 20.
    #1417 Afghanistan, The 20-year War
    1:05:53
  13. 21.
    #1358 How A System Of Power Defends Itself, A Case Study (Repost)
    1:08:18
  14. 22.
    Sample Bonus Edition: Just don't make me think, I have to get to work.
    23:54
  15. 23.
    #1416 The Disneyfication of Our Past, Present and Future
    1:21:47
  16. 24.
    #1415 Accountability Not Justice, Continuing the Fight After the Chauvin Trial
    1:08:54
  17. 25.
    #1362 Politics is Pointillism, Stand Back to See It Clearly (Voter Suppression) (Repost)
    1:08:07
  18. 26.
    #1414 Go Home and Go Big (Infrastructure Investment, Jobs and Climate Mitigation)
    1:10:14
  19. 27.
    #1413 Reflection on Insurrection (Police, White Supremacy and their Champions)
    1:15:46
  20. 28.
    #1412 Trans People as Disposable Chess Pieces in a Despicable Political Game
    1:06:59
  21. 29.
    ACTIVISM: Tell the Senate to Pass the #EqualityAct to Protect LGBTQ+ Rights, and More
    3:43
  22. 30.
    #1411 Our Democracy is Filibusted, Time to Kill the Filibuster
    1:12:32
  23. 31.
    #1410 Anti-Monopoly Activism for a New Era
    1:09:07
  24. 32.
    Sample Bonus Edition: Vertical Shenanigans
    22:06
  25. 33.
    #1353 Uprising, George Floyd was the spark that ignited the world (Repost)
    1:29:06
  26. 34.
    #1409 The Change We Want and Deserve (Gun Violence)
    1:05:12
  27. 35.
    #1408 Anti-Asian Hate and White Ignorance
    1:08:55
  28. 36.
    #1407 Reclaiming the Streets (Defunding the Police and the Sarah Everard Outcry)
    1:15:42
  29. 37.
    Sample Bonus Edition: Surviving the future while paying to ache for the past
    20:45
  30. 38.
    #1406 RIP Austerity, the American Rescue Plan and the End of Reaganism
    1:06:52
  31. 39.
    #1405 Biden Takes the Helm of Our Inhumane Immigration System
    1:13:33
  32. 40.
    ACTIVISM: Shut Down Detention Centers: Join the #FirstTen to #CommunitiesNotCages Week of Action, March 22-26 via @DetentionWatch
    3:30
  33. 41.
    #1293 Debating Democratic Socialism and How to Get There (Repost)
    1:17:38
  34. 42.
    #1404 Democracy Under Siege (Voting and Protest Rights)
    1:10:27
  35. 43.
    #1403 The American Empire Gets a Reboot (Foreign Policy Under Biden)
    1:09:57
  36. 44.
    #1402 Racism or Classism? Caste Explains that it is Both
    1:15:16
  37. 45.
    #1283 Native (Mis)Representation
    1:25:02
  38. 46.
    #1401 That is a Texas-Sized Climate Disaster You Got There
    1:06:31
  39. 47.
    #1285 Naked Capitalism has a Fig Leaf (Repost)
    1:17:34
  40. 48.
    #1400 Fighting Neoliberalism from the Fields of India to the Fight for 15
    1:12:00
  41. 49.
    #1399 Myths are written by the victors, history by the scholars
    1:02:38
  42. 50.
    #1398 The Road to Justice Runs Through Accountability
    1:06:27

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