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


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Original Air Date: 3-10-23 more

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4.6 out of 5 stars from 3.6k ratings
  • Clever curation is political

    With so much to listen to, it’s hard to know where to start. Jay and his team perform an invaluable service, curating the best content from across the progressive pod-universe around a carefully selected topic. The result is a podcast that’s much more than the sum of its parts. Breaks down silos, bursts info-bubbles. It’s great!

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    familila trisha
    United States3 months ago
  • A great round up

    My mantra is take a listen to all different takes on a subject, news item, etc.. before coming to a conclusion. Best of the Left is a great round up, as the title of the pod says, curated by Jay. Curating is an art, like a dj culling, he culls through oodles of reporting then spotlighting the owrk of stand out journalism....real journalism. Social media should never be your solo source, albeit many sources in the feed, when you're looking to facts and perspective. It is more like a haystack ... more

    Apple Podcasts
    United States3 months ago
  • Wanted to understand both sides!

    Wanted to more

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    United States5 months ago
  • Disgusting

    Yikes!! So much manipulation and propaganda

    Apple Podcasts
    United States6 months ago
  • 17 September 2022 Biden’s repayment of 10k student debt

    Think of how many young voters Biden was able to ‘purchase’ with this policy… 😉 more

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    United States6 months ago

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