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Alternative Radio has been one of the best programs ever aired on KUOW. Stephen Bezruchka, Seattle, Washington
AR is now the only place I feel I continue to get unadorned facts. Vickie Koran, Stanwood, Washington
Thank you for the upgrading of my Constitutional Understanding. Anthony Gioco, West Hartford, Connecticut
We depend on your program to provide us with the reality check on our political system through a global lens. We learn, we become better citizens, we are inspired by the truth, which is at the heart of Alternative Radio. Sarah Blum, Medina, Washington
I’ve been hooked on your outstanding, and necessary, programming since I heard your production of Michael Parenti’s lecture on “Fascism: the False Revolution” sometime in the 90s. Jason Velasquez, Adams, Massachusetts
I highly recommend many of the presentations to my University students! Angela Zukowski, Dayton, Ohio
AR is crucial to journalism. In this time of distorted and manipulated online, radio and TV information, AR is bold to air programs that report on issues which are vital to our threatened democracy. Tom Ardavany, Seattle, Washington
I think the information you present is extremely valuable and informative. I lament that not more ears and minds can hear it. Steve Bardish, Bradenton, Florida
So essential to keep bringing this information to America. Hats off to David Barsamian. I wish I could send you a million dollars.” Kathy Mink, Waldo, Maine
AR in my view is an oasis in a wasteland of media vapidity. Hell, if there were justice or reason you would have a budget and the resources to rival the AM gasbag-hate mongers. Jim Sawyer, Edmonds, Washington
I sat in my car for 45 minutes in a supermarket parking lot in 106 degree heat and no air conditioning listening to Richard Wolff on Alternative Radio. Beverly Fitzpatrick, Fresno, California
You are fantastic! Producing these talks year after year, always finding new people, and continuing with the more known, and they are all great! Thank you a million times! Joan Matthews, Albany, New York
As for my support of AR… the pleasure is mine! You are the best thing going. With every talk, I feel like Alice going down the rabbit hole. Just between you and me, AR is the antidote to the milquetoast TedTalks. Bruce Callarman, Portland, Oregon
Your programs are the most intelligent on the radio. Savi Clough, Newburgh, New York
You’re an outgoing expression of honest and DARING journalism: Bravo! As we say, “When it is dark enough, one candle is plenty”, I consider you that candle inside this darkness we are passing through these times. Samuel Avital, Fez, Morocco
You are a national asset. Geoffrey Wallace, Atascadero, California
I haven’t heard anything so inspiring in years. Anna Swett, West Hollywood, California
I’m so impressed by your program. It just blows me away. Norman Kelly, Thornton, Ontario, Canada
We’re indebted to the info you put out for us. James Hanson, McLough, Kansas
Your tireless effort to educate us is much appreciated. Robert Zimmerer, Beaverton, Oregon
Your program is my lifeline, oftentimes. Best of luck. Kate Shanley, Missoula, Montana
I’m a conservative, but I like what you do. Its very productive, informative, and constructive. Uranus Tyler, Long Beach, California
AR rocks. Laurie Baker, Colorado Springs, Colorado
Special special special appreciation for all your contributions to creating a better society, a better world, for all of us. Sue Bastian, Bend, Oregon
I am interested in having a subscription to this show sent to the white house, to the president. I would also like it sent to congress and to the governor of New York. How can we make this happen? I have been listening to alternative radio for a long time and honestly it is the most relevant honest radio out there. Every week I feel like our so-called leaders and lawmakers need to hear it! Thank you so much for making me feel not so alone. Sunday Dawne-Marie, Phoenicia, New York
AR is changing our life and it’s changing the pulse of the country. It’s so important. I said yes about 100 times during your interview with David Suzuki. When will we wake up to climate change? Dan Gunther, New Paltz, New York
Great program this week, David, thank you! Richard Wolff is always so clear, so forthright, and I love the joy andoptimism with which he delivers his strong ideas, brilliant in their simplicity. Mina Takahashi, Oxford, New York
I consider every AR broadcast a postgraduate level lecture on progressive politics and issues. It’s an invaluable resource. Tim Withee, Los Angeles, California
I feel AR has a special contribution to make, and I don’t want to lose it. The issues it addresses are critically important, and the speakers confront these issues in uncompromising ways. Some of the people David interviews, such as Morris Berman, Paul Cienfuegos, and Juliet Schor, I might never have heard of otherwise. Georgia Sanford, Grover Beach, California
AR is one of my favorite sources of info. I enjoy the broad range of topics presented. Jamal Jordan, Huntersville, North Carolina
WOJB, here in the North Woods of Wisconsin, carries your program every Sunday morning. Truly a much needed and appreciated voice in the wilderness! Stella Fearn Milner, Cable, Wisconsin
The only good thing left on the radio. Greta Eichel, Saratoga Springs, New York
I want to tell you how much I appreciate your programs. And I pass them on to others. Ann Worth, Aspen, Colorado
You’re the only thing that’s decent to listen to in the entire sea of shit in American mass media that I’m able to get. Send me a pamphlet about your programs. I have no money, maybe I can get my library to buy them. Michael Kreis, Newport, Oregon
Thank you for your media bravery… Truth has been rare throughout human history and in these times, sadly, even more deformed, reshaped, and manipulated by the ever-more compressed corporate monopolists of power. Praises to you for finding the brilliant truth tellers and making their knowledge, wisdom, and courage available to the citizenry! David Becker, Seattle, Washington
AR continues to offer me inspiration and hope that somehow, someway our many collective voices will be heard and the injustices of the world will one day be history. Thank you David for finding ways to have important voices heard! I wish more people heard the talks you air. I’m trying to do what I can to spread the word that AR is the place to go for ‘news you can use’ and for inspiration. Elizabeth Frank, Orwell, Vermont
You’re my favorite thing on the radio for sure. Sandra Johnson, Portland, Oregon
Thomas Linzey was one of the greatest things I’ve ever heard on radio. So inspiring. Thank you so much for being there. Jim Hughes, New York, New York
I stopped what I was doing and just listened, like a student. James Baker, Alford, Massachusetts
You’re making a difference in the world. I wish more people could hear you. Dorie Klein, Camden, Maine
Thanks a million for bringing us what we can never dream of from our so called mainstream media. A noble task which only heroes like David Barsamian and Amy Goodman are doing. Balraj Cheema, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
I think your work is absolutely essential. I think I can motivate a lot of women by sharing the Sandra Steingraber program. Leonore Alaniz, Amherst, Massachusetts
You offer something that nobody else offers. Mervin Ross, North York, Ontario, Canada
Thanks, Mr. B, for your unflagging work for liberty and true democracy! Anthony Pell, Salt Point, New York
AR is always my most effective outreach vehicle. I am so indebted to you and your wonderful work. My wife Fran and I just listened on KUOW to your presentation of my University of Oregon talk. Fran, who is pretty much bored to death hearing my presentations, was beside herself with enthusiasm. I think it is the best presentation I’ve ever given and it so speaks to this moment. The fact that you are getting it out there so broadly in such an effective professional format is thrilling. David Korten, Bainbridge Island, Washington
AR changed the face of radio forever. Frank Barat, London, England
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