Category: Arts
Website: http://www.bestoftheleft.com/
Last Update: 2015-03-27

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. Each edition I choose a political theme and deliver a variety of stories and perspectives from an array of sources on that theme. Sources for this compilation show include Countdown with Keith Olbermann and The Rachel Maddow Show from MSNBC. NPR shows such as It's All Politics, On the Media, Radio Lab, This American Life, Wait wait don't tell me!, Fresh Air, All things considered, and just the NPR Story of the Day. Air America Radio shows such as Break Room Live, Ring of Fire with Bobby Kennedy and The Inside Story with Ana Marie Cox. I also include The Young Turks, Thom Hartmann, Democracy NOW!, Jimmy Dore, Bill Moyers Journal, Media Matters Minute, Need to Know, The Political Scene from the New Yorker, Counterspin from FAIR.org, Mother Jones Radio, Slate magazine, Randi Rhodes, Radio Ecoshock, Le Show with Harry Shearer, Th