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Air America Radio [2004-2010]
NovaM Radio [2006-2009]

stations in Southwest USA
Albuquerque, NM - K.A.B.Q.
Los Angeles - K.T.L.K.
Phoenix - K.P.H.X.
San Diego
other California, other Western

stations in Northwest USA
Oregon & Washington

stations in Midwest USA
stations in Southeast USA
stations in Northeast USA

other states

Air America Radio Network [2004-2010]
"Truth! Justice! And the Air America Way!"

The Air America Radio Network was established 31 March 2004; rescued from bankruptcy
by the Green Brothers in January 2007; revised schedule 'Air America 2.0' on air from May 2007;
company suddenly shut down 21 January 2010

Air America Radio entry at Wikipedia
Air America's website redirects to Chicago Progressive Talk

Working Minds / Solutions / {moot} Air America Radio Page

logo of the Nova M Radio Network

The Nova M Radio Network was established in 2006 for purchase of stations to broadcast
AARN & other progressive content; closed its doors 2 March 2009

Nova M Radio entry at Wikipedia

Official Community Radio for Nova Chatters In Exile

Democracy Now! independent radio & TV news [est. 1996]

The 'Democracy Now!' radio program was a spinoff from Pacifica station W.B.A.I. in New York City in 1996; board-level conflict at Pacifica
caused a split in 2001, at which time they expanded to television; radio & TV programs are now broadcast from studios in Chelsea in Manhattan,
hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

entry at Wikipediaofficial website

National & Syndicated Hosts
These and other progressive radio talk show hosts continue what Air America intended; their schedules
and venues constantly change, so best to visit their websites for current info.

logo of the XM satellite radio network
Air America was on XM satellite radio network channel 167
and XM currently provides the 'America Left' channel

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The Bill Press Show [live M-F 9am-12N ET]
Bill Press Show myspace site}
sponsor The Organic Wine Company [est. 1980] in San Francisco, CA {national sponsor}
sponsor Small Dog Apple® Electronics in Vermont {national sponsor}

End of The Conservative Revolution  "Trainwreck: The End of The Conservative Revolution
(and Not A Moment Too Soon)" [2008]
by Bill Press

Wiley hardcover [3/2008] for $16.47

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Thom Hartmann
Thom Hartmann official website
Thom Hartmann entry at Wikipedia
browse books by Thom Hartmann at Amazon

Unequal Protection  
"Unequal Protection: The Rise of Corporate Dominance & The Theft of Human Rights" [2002] by Thom Hartmann
Rodale 8¾x6 pb [4/2004] for $10.85
Rodale 9½x6½ hardcover [10/2002] for $16.98
We the People  "We The People: A Call To Take Back America" [2004]
by Thom Hartmann, illustrated by Neil Cohn

Coreway Media 10½x6¼ pb [5/2004] for $14.11
What Would Jefferson Do?  "What Would Jefferson Do?" [2004]
by Thom Hartmann

Three Rivers Press 8x5¼ pb [8/2005] for $11.20
Harmony 8¼x5¾ hardcover [7/2004] out of print/used
Screwed / War Against The Middle Class  "Screwed: The Undeclared War Against The Middle Class - And What We Can Do About It" [2006] by Thom Hartmann, Foreword by Mark Crispin Miller
Berrett-Koehler Publrs 8x5½ pb [4/2007] for $10.17
Berrett-Koehler Publrs hardcover [8/2006] for $15.61
publisher bookpage
Cracking The Code  "Cracking The Code: How To Win Hearts, Change Minds & Restore America's Original Vision" [2007] by Thom Hartmann
Berrett-Koehler Publrs 9¼x6½ hardcover [11/2007] for $16.47
The Crash of 2016 / The Plot to Destroy America book by Thom Hartmann  "The Crash of 2016: The Plot To Destroy America - and What We Can Do To
Stop It" [2013] by Thom Hartmann

"Thom Hartmann is right that America must invest in our transportation and energy infrastructure, promote renewable energy, and rethink the disastrous trade policies that have shuttered our factories and decimated our middle class." — U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders
Kindle Edition from Hachette Book Group [11/2013] for $12.29
Twelve Press 9x6¼ hardcover [11/2013] for $16.80

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Ed Schultz from Fargo, North Dakota
Ed Schultz independent national radio show [launched radio 5 Jan 2004; live M-F 9am-12N ET]
show on MSNBC-TV launched 6 April 2009, moved to 10pm M-F slot 24 January 2011
listed as Most Valuable TV Voice on Progressive Magazine's 2010 Honor Roll
Allen Brothers Prime Steaks [est. 1893] {national sponsor}
C.M.H. Industries CA-40 Fuel Additive {national sponsor}

sponsor of Ed Schultz's national progressive talk radio program  Shari's Berries [est. 1998] based in San Diego, CA

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Los Angeles Times columnist Patt Morrison
2-hour radio program on NPR affiliate K.P.C.C. 1-3pm PT M-F
listed as Most Valuable Radio Voice on Progressive Magazine's 2010 Honor Roll

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Rev. Jesse Jackson's Keep Hope Alive Radio [Sundays 8am-10am ET]

The Mike Malloy Show [M-F 9pm ET]

sometimes filled in for Randi Rhodes (circa 2012)

Nancy Skinner's radio show {often filled in for Randi Rhodes}
back on the air January 2012 on W.P.W.C. 1480-AM [est. 2012] in Washington, DC

Workers Independent News radio service

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The Majority Report, podcast weekdays with Sam Seder
'The Majority Report' with Sam Seder & Janeane Garofalo began in March 2004, then was replaced in May 2007
but the program (starring Sam Seder) is now back on the air: the podcast streams live weekdays at 11:30 AM to 1 PM ET

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Former Shows

Jerry Springer Radio Program {ended 10/2006}

'Mother Jones [Magazine] Radio' with Angie Coiro {ended 12/2006}

The Al Franken Show [ended 2/2007]: U.S. Senator since 2009 + Al's best-selling books

'The Morning Show' with Mark Riley [replaced 5/2007]

'Politically Direct' show & blog with David Bender {replaced 5/2007}

AFL-CIO "Workin' It" show with Jackie Guerra {ended 5/2007}

'EcoTalk Show' with Betsy Rosenberg {ended 5/2007}

The Randi Rhodes Show [M-F 3pm-6pm ET] is now retired

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National Sponsors
'A Skewed View' blog
Ace Hardware
Binder & Binder law firm
Boca Java Gourmet Coffee
Buckley's Cough Mixture {Novartis}
various shows on C.N.B.C. [Consumer News & Business Channel est. 1989]
EarthShare Network
Fight Global Warming
FirstGov [dot] gov: U.S. Government Official Web Portal
Freedom From Religion Foundation
Funny Times monthly humor review
Go Left TV online video news source
The Jewish Daily Forward newspaper [est. 1897]
I.T.M. Trading, Inc. / 1-888-OWN-GOLD
K-Y® Brand products {requires Flash}
Legal Zoom LLC
The Levin Papantonio Law Firm [est. 1955] of Pensacola, Florida
Library of Congress
Mahatma® Rice & Carolina® Rice
Match [dot] com
Motel 6
MyCorporation online incorporation service from Intuit/Quicken
The Nation Magazine [est. 1865]
National Assn. for the Self Employed [est. 1981]
National Disaster Search Dog Foundation
National Institutes of Health {U.S. government}
N.B.C Nightly News with Brian Williams
GM's On Star service
Operation Truth
Oreck Corp.
Orkin Exterminating Co.
Ovaltine® hot drink
Progressive Auto Insurance
Recording Artists, Actors & Athletes Against Drunk Driving
Radio Shack®
Resources Global
Reward Wall Systems - insulated concrete forms in Omaha, NE
Sears Department Stores
Securities Investor Protection Corp.
Service Employees Intl. Union
Simple Green cleaning products [est. 1975]
U.S. Postal Service
United Steel Workers [est. 1942]
Vermont Teddy Bear Company [est. 1981]
Cisco-Webex web-conferencing & web-meetings

National or Local?
College Loan Corp.
I.T.T. Technical Institute [est. 1969]
Live Office [est. 1998] of Torrance, CA
Ross Jardine's Stock Investor Program
Stuck On Peace
U-Haul moving & self-storage rentals

last full-page update back in 2011

logo for KTLK 1150-AM in Los Angeles, California
     Los Angeles, California     

K.T.L.K. 1150-AM [est. 2/2005]

K.T.L.K. Sponsors
Daphne's Greek Cafe chain
Geffen Playhouse [est. 1995] in Westwood
The Kitchen Store [est. 1964] in Culver City, CA
Roll 'n Rye Restaurant & Delicatessen in Culver City, CA
The Stinking Rose Restaurant in Beverly Hills, CA

logo for KPHX 1480-AM in Phoenix, Arizona
     Phoenix, Arizona     

K.P.H.X. 1480-AM website + online
"Radio By and For The People"
"The Official Station of The Future"
"The Valley's Progressive Talk"

local host Jeff Farias show [on webcast]
'Voice of Arizona' show [Sun 2-4pm]

K.P.H.X. {or prior KXXT station} Sponsors
A.P.S. {Arizona Public Service} subsidiary of Pinnacle West Capital
Art of Framing, on Central at Camelback in Phoenix, AZ
BuzzFlash: daily headlines & breaking news
Cantina Laredo in Gilbert, AZ
Community Tire & Automotive
American Conservation Technologies
Central Dental Care in Phoenix, AZ
Copper Star Coffee, 4220 No. Seventh Avenue in Phoenix, AZ { free wi-fi }
Desert Car Care in Chandler, AZ
Diamond Custom Auto Repair in Apache Junction, AZ
Donna Hancock at Brangus Realty
Downtown Phoenix Public Market
Durant's fine dining in Phoenix, AZ
Eavenson Electric 'Rewiring America' in Glendale, AZ
bi-weekly Echo Magazine, based in Phoenix, AZ
EnviroCar chauffered hybrid transportation of Phoenix, AZ
Flynn's Flowers in Phoenix, AZ
Gilbert Ortega - Native American art
Greater Phoenix Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce
Hidden House Cocktail Lounge in Phoenix, AZ
Jackson Limousine of Phoenix, AZ
Law Offices of Carlene M. Simmons in Phoenix, AZ
Lightning Courier Service in Scottsdale, AZ
Morris Fabrication of Glendale, AZ
Mumbo Jumbo Gifts on Seventh Avenue in Phoenix, AZ
My Diploma In Stone of Tempe, AZ
My Florist Cafe in Phoenix, AZ
My Rights In Stone at Atomic Medium of Tempe, AZ
O'Steen & Harrison Law Firm
Parker & Sons Plumbing
Phoenix Theatre [est. 1920] of Phoenix, AZ
Pier 54 cafe/coffee-house/bar [est. 2006] in Tempe, AZ
Protect Your World Alarms of Phoenix, AZ
Gary Ptak Fine Jewelry Manufacturing [est. 2004]
Rick James & Business Acquisitions, Inc. of Phoenix, AZ
Royal Flush: Impeach Bush Now cards
'Running Out of Air' Program of Maricopa County, AZ
Serendipity Videography of Phoenix, AZ {requires Flash}
Seventh Heaven Vintage & More
Two Men and A Truck movers franchise in Peoria, AZ
U-Haul moving & self-storage rentals

logo for KABQ 1350-AM in Albuquerque, New Mexico
     Albuquerque, New Mexico     

K.A.B.Q. 1350-AM progressive talk

K.A.B.Q. Sponsors
American Financing mortgage specialists of Aurora, CO
Angel Fire [NM] Resort
Action Disability Representatives in Albuquerque, NM
The Amish Connection - furniture
Bernalillo County
eye doctor David A. Bernitsky in Albuquerque, NM
Brasserie La Provence, 3001 Central Ave. NE in Albuquerque's Nob Hill District {2008}
Brooks Communication [est. 1976] in Albuquerque, NM
Cardinal Construction in Albuquerque, NM
Celebro Clothing, on Carlisle in Albuquerque's Nob Hill District
Chow's Asian in Albuquerque, NM
Desert Gardens Chile & Spice Co.
Focus Ink printers in Albuquerque, NM
Glass-Rite [est. 1984] in Albuquerque, NM
Richard Herrera insurance
Hyperbaric Medical Center of New Mexico
Karl Malone Toyota in Albuquerque, NM
K.B.S. Computer Solutions in Albuquerque, NM
K.N.M.E.-5 educational TV [est. 1958] in Albuquerque, NM
Lobo Internet Services & Wireless of New Mexico
Manapol® patent bio-pharmaceutical
Rocky Mountain Stone in Albuquerque, NM
Roma Bakery & Deli in Downtown Albuquerque, NM
Saggio's Pizza in Albuquerque's University District
Solarus Spa {2008}
Z-Coil Pain Relief Footwear™ in Albuquerque, NM
Steve Lynch Wealth Mgt.
Rodeo Grill [2009-2011], 4200 Wyoming Blvd. {at Montgomery} in NE Albuquerque, NM
At Home Oasis spas
EarthShare {based in Bethesda, MD}
Gentiva Hospice Foundation {based in Irving, Texas}

logo for KLSD 1360-AM in San Diego, California {shut down November 2007}
     San Diego, California     
KLSD Talk Radio was converted to sports talk on 9 Nov 2007Save K.L.S.D.! website

local host Stacy Taylor on Liberty One podcast + Stacy's website

Progressive K.L.S.D. Sponsors
A.L.M. Window & Door of San Diego, CA
Aqua Source Water Treatment Systems of San Diego, CA
Automobile Association of America
Banner Mattress Stores [est. 1926]
Barefoot Lawyer legal services in San Diego & El Centro, CA
Bob Baker Lexus in El Cajon, CA
Boomers! in San Diego, CA
U.S. H.S.D. Border Patrol (recruiting)
Classic V.W. of Escondido, CA
Cox Communications of San Diego
Crowell, Weedon & Co. - investments
D.S.H. Solar Electric of San Diego, CA
EnvironGentle natural & recycled products [est. 1991] in Encinitas, CA
Bill Howe Plumbing, Inc. [est. 1982] in San Diego, CA
Kaiser Permanente
Kinetico water treatment systems
Luna Grill Neighborhood Kabobery in San Diego, CA
Paramount Equity Mortgage
Plumbers & Pipefitters Unions in Southern California
Rancho Computer Network [est. 2002]
RoadRunner internet / TimeWarner Cable of San Diego, CA
San Diego Job List [dot] com
The Shane Company, Jewelers [store in San Diego opened 8/2007]
Sharp HealthCare of San Diego, CA
UltraStar Cinemas
The Window Factory of San Diego & Santa Ana, CA
ZonicWave - IT consulting in San Diego, CA

     Other California Outlets     
Eureka, CA - KGOE-AM 1480
Fresno, CA - KFPT-AM 790 AM
Monterey-Salinas-Santa Cruz, CA - KRXA-AM 540
Palm Springs/Coachella Valley outlet K.P.T.R. 1340-AM progressive talk radio
San Francisco outlet K.Q.K.E. 960-AM changed to K.K.G.N. 'Green 960' progressive talk 8/2007
San Luis Obispo, CA - KYNS-AM 1340 AM
Santa Barbara, CA - KIST-AM 1340 AM
Victor Valley, CA - KSZL-AM 1230 AM

Sacramento, California outlet K.C.T.C. 1320-AM 'flipped' to ESPN sports in February 2007
KCAA 1050-AM in Riverside and KOMY 1340-AM in Santa Cruz-Monterey were also shut down


Santa Fe, NM outlet K.T.R.C. 1260-AM
local sponsor  Wild Birds Unlimited store franchise [est. 1983] in Santa Fe, NM

Taos, NM outlet K.V.O.T. 1340-AM


Reno, NV - KJFK-AM 1230 AM

South Lake Tahoe, NV outlet K.T.H.O. 590-AM was shut down

Portland, Oregon outlet K.P.O.J. 620-AM progressive talk
Saturday host Russ Belleville on KPOJ in Portland

Albany, OR outlet K.T.H.H. 990-AM was shut down
Eugene, OR outlet K.O.P.T. 1600-AM
Medford-Ashland, OR outlet K.E.Z.X. 730-AM
North Bend / Coos Bay, OR outlet K.B.B.R. 1340-AM


Seattle, Washington outlet K.T.P.K. 1090-AM progressive talk radio
Spokane, WA - KPTQ-AM 1280 AM

Chicago, Illinois outlet W.C.P.T. 820-AM progressive talk radio

Marion/Carbondale, IL outlet W.I.N.I. 1420-AM


as-of October 2007, there are NO progressive/Air America outlets in the states of Indiana & Iowa
WKBF 1270-AM in Davenport, IA was shut down


Ann Arbor, MI outlet W.L.B.Y. 1290-AM
Detroit, MI outlet W.D.T.W. 1310-AM
W.T.K.G. 1230-AM semi-progressive station in Grand Rapids, MI
Petoskey, MI outlet W.W.K.K. 750-AM


Brainerd, MN outlet W.W.W.I. 1270-AM
Ely/Hibbing, MN outlet W.E.L.Y. 1450-AM was shut down
Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN - KTNF-AM 950 AM


WARF 1350-AM in Akron WCKY 1530-AM in Cincinnati, WTAM 1100-AM in Cleveland,
and WTPG 1230-AM in Columbus were all shut down

Columbus, Oio outlet W.V.K.O. 1580-AM [est. 12/2007]


Madison, Wisconsin outlet W.X.X.M. 92.1-FM 'The Mic' talk radio {saved 12/2006}
local sponsor Hawk's Bar & Grill [est. 2002] in Madison, WI

Miami, FL - WINZ-AM 940 AM
West Palm Beach, FL - WJNO-AM 1290 AM
WKIZ 1500-AM in Key West and WSRQ 1450-AM in Sarasota-Bradenton were shut down


since June 2006, there are NO progressive/Air America outlets in all of Georgia
WWAA 1690-AM in Atlanta was shut down


central Louisiana outlet K.E.U.N. 1490-AM was shut down
Baton Rouge, Louisiana outlet WYNK AM is now W.P.Y.R. 1380-AM
New Orleans, Louisiana outlet W.S.M.B. 1350-AM progressive talk radio was shut down


Asheville-Fairview, NC outlet W.P.E.K. 880-AM 'The Revolution' talk radio


as-of October 2007, there are NO progressive/Air America outlets in all of South Carolina
Charlseston, SC outlet W.L.T.Q. 730-AM was shut down

as-of November 2007, there are NO progressive/Air America outlets in Connecticut or Rhode Island
Providence, RI outlet W.H.J.J. 920-AM was shut down


Greenfield, MA outlet W.H.M.Q. 1240-AM
Northampton, MA outlet W.H.M.P. 1400-AM
Springfield, MA outlet W.H.N.P. 1600-AM
WXKS 1430-AM & WKOX 1200-AM in Boston were shut down


Binghamton, NY outlet W.Y.O.S. 1360-AM was shut down
Ithaca, NY outlet W.N.Y.Y. 1470-AM
New York City outlet W.W.R.L. 1600-AM progressive talk radio
Rochester, NY outlet W.R.O.C. 1230-AM


Philadelphia, PA outlet W.H.A.T. 1340-AM was shut down
Pittsburgh, PA outlet W.P.T.T. 1360-AM
State College, PA outlet W.B.L.F. 970-AM


Brattleboro, VT outlet W.K.V.T. 1490-AM
Burlington, VT outlet W.T.W.K. 1070-AM was shut down
Montpelier/Barre/St Johnsbury, VT outlet W.D.E.V. 550-AM

Boulder-Denver, Colorado outlet K.K.Z.N. 760-AM progressive talk radio
K.K.Z.N. local morning host (& artist) Jay Marvin
Tattered Cover Bookstores in Denver, CO {KKZN sponsor}


as-of November 2007, there are NO progressive/Air America outlets in all of Hawaii
KUMU 1080-AM in Honolulu, KAOI 1110-AM in Kihei, and KQNG 570-AM in Lihue were all shut down


Memphis, TN outlet W.W.T.Q. 680-AM


Dallas-Fort Worth, TX outlet K.X.E.B. 910-AM
bought by Catholic Global Radio Network who replaced AARN format eff. 1 October 2006
Dallas Air America listener group

Austin, Texas outlet K.O.K.E. 1600-AM
suddenly 'flipped' by Clear Channel to sports talk October 2007 "to avoid a San Diego situation"

as-of October 2007, there are NO progressive/Air America outlets in all of Texas
KCCT 1150-AM in Corpus Christi and KRPT 92.5-FM in San Antonio were also shut down


Charlottesville, VA - WVAX-AM 1450 AM
Huntington, WV - WRVC-AM 930 AM
Manassas, VA - WWWT-FM 107.7 FM
Washington, DC - WWWT-AM 1500 AM
Washington, DC - WWRC-AM 1260 AM
W.P.W.C. 1480-AM [est. 2012] in Washington, DC


Sheridan, WY outlet K.Y.T.I. 93.7-3 HD-FM

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