The purpose of the Progressive Information Project is to more widely share resources and information created to advance progressive causes. A lot of good work is being done, but the average progressive often doesn't learn about it or know what is
May 12, 2012

The purpose of the Progressive Information Project is to more widely share resources and information created to advance progressive causes. A lot of good work is being done, but the average progressive often doesn't learn about it or know what is available. This series is designed to help alleviate that problem.

This post will serve to update a few previous posts with more resources on ALEC and online progressive radio and video. First up are some new resources on ALEC, which I previously profiled here. Since then, a number of groups who are part of the ALEC Exposed community have come together to provide some more research on the shadowy organization behind much of the right-wing legislation being pursued in the states.

  • ALEC on economic issues
  • ALEC on education
  • ALEC on health care
  • ALEC on jobs
  • ALEC on jobs and the economy
  • ALEC on privatization
  • ALEC on women and families

    I'm also still getting a lot of good feedback on the online radio and video posts and there are a lot of new shows to add. I will continue to update the list and it will be housed on my Liberal FAQ website for the future, although I won't likely post it here again, I'll just add new shows to the list.

    Now, the original idea ...

    The idea is very simple—it's an attempt to round up all of the online progressive radio shows, podcasts, and video shows that are regularly produced. I'm sure the list below is incomplete, so let me know what is missing and I'll update the list regularly to make sure everyone can find the progressive media voices available to us online ...

    The new shows added to the list are ...

  • a-Infos Radio Project — With various hosts (radio)
  • Mumia Abu-Jamal's Radio Essays — Featuring Mumia Abu-Jamal (radio)
  • Activist Radio — With Gary (radio)
  • Best of the Left Podcast — Featuring Jay Tomlinson (radio)
  • Big Gay News — With Bradley Traynor (radio)
  • Bruno and the Professor — Featuring Frank Bruno and Matt "The Professor" Matski (radio)
  • Century of Lies — A show dedicated to the war on drugs (radio)
  • Cheater and the Rude — With Jeff Kreisler and Lee Papa (radio)
  • Citizen Radio — With Jamie Kilstein and Allison Kilkenny (radio)
  • Common Sense — Featuring Dan Carlin (radio)
  • Counterpoint — With Scott Harris (radio)
  • Cultural Baggage — A show dedicated to the war on drugs (radio)
  • The Jimmy Dore Show — With Jimmy Dore and Frank Conniff (radio)
  • The Feder Files — With Mike Feder (radio)
  • The David Feldman Show — Featuring David Feldman (radio)
  • 4:20 Drug War News — A show dedicated to the war on drugs (radio)
  • Fox'd Up — Featuring Jon Fox (radio)
  • Free Speech Radio News — With various hosts (radio)
  • From the Bunker — Featuring Jody Hamilton and Rick Beatty (radio)
  • Fully Engaged Feminism — With Laura (radio)
  • Gay USA — Featuring Ann Northrop and Andy Humm (radio)
  • Johann Hari — Featuring Johann Hari (radio)
  • Head On — Featuring Bob Kincaid (radio)
  • Jim Hightower — With Jim Hightower (radio)
  • The Guy James Show — With Guy James (radio)
  • The Karel Show — Featuring Karel (radio)
  • Law and Disorder Radio — With Michael Ratner, Heidi Boghosian and Michael Steven Smith (radio)
  • Liberaland — With Alan Colmes (radio)
  • Mad Women of Politics — With Julie Driscoll and Kimberley Irvin (radio)
  • Rachel Maddow Audio Podcast — Featuring Rachel Maddow (radio)
  • Dave Marsh — Featuring Dave Marsh (radio)
  • The Jay Marvin Show — Featuring Jay Marvin (radio)
  • My History Can Beat Up Your Politics — Progressive look at history (meaning an accurate look at history) (radio)
  • NORML Daily Audio Stash — Featuring Radical Russ (radio)
  • NPR: Environment Podcast — An environmentally-focused show (radio)
  • Op Ed News — Featuring Rob Kall (radio)
  • Opinionated — Featuring Amanda Marcotte and Samhita Mukhopadhyay (radio)
  • Progressive Point of View — With Matthew Rothschild (radio)
  • Radio Free Jack — Featuring Alex Bennett (radio)
  • The Henry Raines Show — With Henry Raines (radio)
  • Red Radio — With Erin Red (radio)
  • Rude Pundit — With the Rude Pundit (radio)
  • The Shannon Files — Featuring John Shannon and Mistress Clarissa (radio)
  • The Shortwave Report — Review of news stories recorded from a shortwave radio (radio)
  • Throwing Shade — With Erin Gibson and Bryan Safi (radio)
  • The Tony Trupiano Show — With Tony Trupiano (radio)
  • Unwelcome Guests — With various hosts (radio)
  • Wake Up America Podcast — With various hosts (radio)
  • The Peter Werbe Show — With Peter Werbe (radio)

    For more entries, go to the series index. If you have tips, e-mail me at

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