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

Despite media deception, Bernie scored four big wins on Super Tuesday

SHOCKER: Bernie scored four major wins by large margins in Colorado, Minnesota, Oklahoma and Vermont during the March 1 Super Tuesday contest, doing far...

Investigative Series on Palm Drive Hospital Wins Top SF Area Journalism Awards

Last weekend, the SF Peninsula Press Club announced the annual winners of its 2015 Greater Bay Journalism Award contest for work published last year....

State Parks Agency Uses Drought As Excuse to Cut Beach Showers That Benefited Millions

Last week, in the middle of a record hot summer, and for the first time in California history, all the public showers at 44...

Despite Record Budget Surplus, Supervisors Refuse to Restore Library Hours

It has been a phenomenal year for Sonoma County’s economy. Joblessness is below 5%, home values are soaring, and the treasury enjoys a record surplus...

“Stop Incarcerating Parents for Victimless Marijuana Crimes”

On April 3, 2015, Sonoma County’s secret war on marijuana confronted an unprecedented roadblock.  A freedom flash mob had gathered, overfilling a courtroom and packing...

Candidates’ Video Debate

In our work to create Responsive Government through People Powered Media, Progressive Source Communications has developed and implemented the unique Candidates' Video Debate platform. This image...

Tougher Tactics Desperately Needed to Win War on GMO Food

(This article first appeared in the Huffington Post). As I listened to the ads from the ill-fated campaign to label genetically modified food in Washington, I...

Community & Responsive Government: Blog 12/22/12

(This article first appeared in the Santa Rosa Press Democrat).   You don’t need to be a revolutionary to be disappointed with our federal government. Even as...