Podcasts

Podcasts

Podcasts

max pryor vonnegut

Wednesday, February 24, 201602/24/2016

Vonnegut & Vacuum Cleaners

In Bill Newman

2/24: Northampton attorney Paul Weinberg on his $32.3 million verdict yesterday against Cumberland Farms; Filmmaker Ted White and Courtney Dunham from Whole Children on the upcoming the Sprout Film Festival; a preview of this Sunday’s RREEEAAALLLLY BIG Show; Natalia Munoz on the Northampton Human Rights Commission and the police

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Tuesday, February 23, 201602/23/2016

On The Money (2/24/16)

In On the Money

Is the Fed prepared for another 2008? Answering “How much do I need to retire?” Should you let the market…

barbaramadeloni

Tuesday, February 23, 201602/23/2016

Charter Chatter

In Bill Newman

2/23: UMass Professor and Board Member of the Public Higher Education Network of Massachusetts Max Page and Massachusetts Teacher’s Union President Barbara Madeloni.

marilyn chin

Monday, February 22, 201602/22/2016

Adult Haiku

In Bill Newman

2/22: Esteemed poet Marilyn Chin joints Northampton erstwhile poet laureate Rich Michelson; then famous Valley writers Ellen Meeropol, Jacqueline Sheehan, Heidi Stemple and Jane Yolen along with Jennifer Browdy on the upcoming Berkshire Festival of Women Writers.

will savitri

Saturday, February 20, 201602/20/2016

Western Mass Business Show 2.20.16

In The Western Mass. Business Show

Ira talks with Will Savitri from Artisan Beverage Coop.

Dawn Leaks and Natasha Clark

Saturday, February 20, 201602/20/2016

Vaya Con Muñoz 2.20.16

In Vaya Con Muñoz

Our guests today are Dawn Leaks and Natasha Clark from LionessMagazine.com, a website for women entrepreneurs. And Marla Goldberg reads from her essay about the perils of 5th grade homework. OMG.

gary felder

Friday, February 19, 201602/19/2016

The Birth Of The Universe

In Bill Newman

2/19: The universe begins with professors Gary Felder (from Smith College) and Kathy Aidala (from Mount Holyoke College); Dean Jobb, author of “Empire of Deception: the Incredible Story of a Master Swindler Who Seduced A City and Captivated the Nation.”

ruthie page

Thursday, February 18, 201602/18/2016

Opt Out!

In Bill Newman

2/18: 7th grader Ruthie Page Weinbaum, leader of the Opt-Out Movement at Amherst Regional Middle School on why students should boycott the MCAS test; peace and justice singer-songwriter Holly Near; Ben Strauss, co-author of “Indentured: The Inside Story of the Rebellion Against the NCAA.”

gravity waves

Wednesday, February 17, 201602/17/2016

Waves of Space/Time

In Bill Newman

2/17: A mere 1.3 billion yeasr ago two black holes met, mingled, married—you won’t believe what happens next—with Hampshire College professor and astronomer Salman Hameed; then, on on Vaya con Munoz, is bankruptcy in Puerto Rico’s near future?

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Tuesday, February 16, 201602/16/2016

On The Money (2/17/16)

In On the Money

Is the Fed really doing what it should be doing? Is there a formula you can follow to determine how…

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Hundreds of protesters marched through pouring rain to call for higher wages and union rights at McDonald's Corp on Wednesday, leading the hamburger chain to shut down its headquarters a day before its annual meeting.

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States ratchet up transgender battle with lawsuit against U.S.

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Officials from 11 U.S. states sued the Obama administration on Wednesday to overturn a directive telling schools to let transgender students use bathrooms matching their gender identity, decrying the policy as "a massive social experiment."

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Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.