Tim Ryan

Associate Editor

Tim rejoined Progressive in early 2019 after assisting on the company's BeYourGovernment.org project on 2012. After graduating from Humboldt State University in 2017 with a bachelor's degree in sociocultural anthropology, he worked in social services for the county Department of Health and Human Services in Humboldt County, CA.

Previously Tim has both worked and volunteered in the nonprofit sector on various environmental and labor issues. He has been committed to creating radical social change since participating in the Occupy movement of 2011. In his free time he likes to go hiking and camping, binge Netflix and play video games with his partner, as well as listen to audiobooks while lifting weights.

Latest Articles

Twelve signs Trump would try to run a fascist dictatorship in a second term

(This article originally appeared in the Washington Post on July 10 2020) He lies about voter fraud, admires authoritarians, tries to suppress free speech and...

Six Reasons Why Bernie is More Likely to Beat Trump Than Biden

(This article originally appeared in The Sonoma Independent on March 8th 2020)   There is only one reason that Biden has surpassed Bernie in the Democratic...

Endorsement: Why Boomers Owe it to Our Young to Vote for Bernie Sanders

(This article originally appeared in The Sonoma Independent on February 25th 2020)   A widespread sense of collective cynicism has blanketed America’s oldest and wealthiest generation....

New Bella Abzug Play a Timely Antidote to Trump’s Toxic Masculinity

(This article originally appeared in The Sonoma Independent on November 2, 2019)   Bella Bella, the new off-Broadway play about the indomitable 1970’s congressional titan Bella Abzug, feels...

Full House MUST VOTE for Impeachment Inquiry So Congressional Subpoenas Can Overcome Trump’s Lies

The Democrats should not assume that Nancy Pelosi’s decision to begin impeachment this week will be sufficient to bring critical documents and witnesses to...

How Donald Trump silenced the people who could expose his business failures

(This article first appeared in the Washington Post here on June 14, 2019.) How did Donald Trump, a self-serving promoter who lost billions of dollars for his...

Trump Manifests Everything Wrong with American Men and Shames Our Gender

(This article originally appeared in The Huffington Post on September 28th 2016)   Donald Trump brings shame to our entire gender. He is the living, fire-breathing,...

3 Reasons Congress Must Start Impeachment Now or Lose to Trump in 2020

I hope that Nancy Pelosi realizes very soon that to stop the most dangerous autocrat in our nation’s history from stealing the next election,...

What Trump’s John Baron Deception Says About our Truth-less President

My article last year in the Washington Post about Donald Trump lying his way onto the first Forbes 400, accompanied by a 1984 audio...