The Rick Smith Show
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Let me take you back to Labor Day 2005 when a handful of passionate volunteers, still angry over the questionable election, and re-election of an unpopular George W. Bush launched the first iteration of The Rick Smith Show, United for Progress. Our goal was, and...read more
Progressive Voices to air The Rick Smith Show. Starting Tuesday, January 16th hour 1 of The Rick Smith Show will be heard on the Progressive Voices APP and platform. This is huge news for the show as we continue to grow nationally after breaking free of a long six...read more
After a much needed holiday break and retooling we are back in the studio and ready to take on the world. This year promises to be an exciting an important year for workers and their families. We have made some improvements to studio to grow our national TV...read more
We are taking a two week break to spend time with family and to retool our studio for better video production. Please enjoy the rebroadcast of our 2015 Civil Rights Tour. See you in the New Year! Best to all, and to all Goodnight. Rickread more
Rick speaks with workers, labor leaders, activists, and academics about the current state of labor in America and what the future holds for workers. https://youtu.be/BCXl1QBvFcY?t=1read more
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About The Show
In 2005, The Rick Smith Show stepped into a local radio world devoid of progressive talk. Rick took his straight shooting no nonsense Teamster outlook to the air and started mixing it up with conservatives from one of the reddest areas north of the Mason Dixon line. His show grew steadily, attracting listeners starved for a voice that spoke to working stiffs who felt the economic floor crumbling beneath them.