Friday, March 4, 201603/04/2016

Women Rising

In Bill Newman

3/4: Monte and Bill open with presidential politics, Paki Weiland and AnnaMarie Russo on our local International Women’s Day Celebration for March 8, and what’s going on in the Valley this weekend.

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Friday, March 4, 201603/04/2016

Presidential Politics & Passover

In Bill Newman

3/3: Presidential politics with Bill and Monte, the weekly Reverend and the Rabbi segment with Rev. Peter Ives, plus author and New York Times op-ed columnist Jim Nocera on his new book, co-authored with Ben Strauss, titled “Indentured: The Inside Story of the Rebellion Against the NCAA.”

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Wednesday, March 2, 201603/02/2016

Super Tuesday Blues

In Bill Newman

3/2: Bill and Monte open with the Fish Wrap on Super Tuesday. Cooley-Dickinson representatives talking about Being Mortal, community conversations about end-of-life care. Natalia Munoz speaks with Maria Hinojosa, founder of Latino USA on NPR.


Wednesday, March 2, 201603/02/2016

On The Money (3/2/16)

In On the Money

This week on On the Money with Gary Thomas – Is the federal reserve doing too much or too little?…

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Tuesday, March 1, 201603/01/2016

Budget, Bernie & Betelgeuse

In Bill Newman

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Monday, February 29, 201602/29/2016

Florence’s Larry Hott on The Oscar’s

In Bill Newman

2/29: Northampton’s own Emmy award-winning and Oscar-nominated filmmaker Larry Hott on last night’s Oscars; then, Rick Hart, President of the Board of Hampshire County Friends of Homeless Individuals , William “Brit” Albritton, co-chair of Northampton Unitarian Society’s Social Justice Committee, and Emma Cook, member of Smith College’s acapella group, the Smithereens, on the upcoming six group acapella concert –a fundraiser for a house for teens aging out of foster care and otherwise at risk for homelessness; then, NCIS, Northampton Criminal Investigative Service with attorney Harry Miles.

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Saturday, February 27, 201602/27/2016

Western Mass Business Show 2.27.16

In The Western Mass. Business Show

Ira talks with Leo Bottary about ‘The Power of Peers’

James Arana

Saturday, February 27, 201602/27/2016

Vaya Con Muñoz 2.27.16

In Vaya Con Muñoz

Today we talk gender equity with James Arana, an educator. community organizer, consultant and health educator. James is also associate director fo Men’s Resource International, which works in the US and abroad, prioviding workshops for men and women on how to create the shift so that children grow up in safer and loving families.

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Friday, February 26, 201602/26/2016

Baseball Begins (Almost)

In Bill Newman

2/26: Northampton’s own SABR star Duke Goldman (Society of American Baseball Researchers) on racism in our national sport and the upcoming season; Court Dorsey, from the Sugar Shack Alliance, and Jim Cutler, founder of Hilltown Community Rights, on the upcoming walk, protest and events fighting Kinder Morgan’s proposed fracking pipeline.

Black Lives Matter forum

Thursday, February 25, 201602/25/2016

Black Lives Matter: A WHMP Community Forum

In Community Forums

  When the City of Northampton hung a Black Lives Matter banner over City Hall, was it going too far…

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