Podcasts

Podcasts

Podcasts

peter wagner

Monday, December 22, 201412/22/2014

Decrying The Murder of Police & Standing Up For Walmart Employees

In Bill Newman

Josh Silver, CEO of Represent Us, on our bought congress; Peter Wagner, Director of the Prison Policy Initiative on the fleecing of the families of the incarcerated; two local Walmart workers fired for exercising their supposedly guaranteed labor law rights (Walmart has its own laws).

cj diamond

Saturday, December 20, 201412/20/2014

The Western Mass Business Show 12.20.14

In The Western Mass. Business Show

Ira talks with C.J. Diamond from Astro Chemicals.

lynn pasqueralla

Friday, December 19, 201412/19/2014

The Smartest Person We Know

In Bill Newman

The smartest person we know—doctor of philosophy, nationally renown medical ethicist, and the President of Mount Holyoke College—Lynn Pasquerella.

rev rabbi

Thursday, December 18, 201412/18/2014

The Politics Behind Hannukah & Christmas

In Bill Newman

We celebrate and debate Christmas and Hannukah with Reverends Peter Ives and Andrea Avayzian and Rabbis Justin David and Riqi Kosovske.

max page

Wednesday, December 17, 201412/17/2014

Max Page Tackles Umass Football

In Bill Newman

Professor Max Page on protests at the UMass trustees meeting; Todd Ford, Executive Director of Hampshire Regional Council of Governments, on soaring electric rates—and how your city or town can cut them for you.

Unfiltered yelling

Wednesday, December 17, 201412/17/2014

Artsy with Joshua Selman Dec 14, 2014

In Unfiltered

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Tuesday, December 16, 201412/16/2014

On The Money (12/17/14)

In On the Money

How the new congressional budget could affect pensions Dealing with an inheritance or windfall When to move on from your…

arcadia players

Tuesday, December 16, 201412/16/2014

Getting a Handle on Handel

In Bill Newman

Arcadia Players and the conductor preview Handel’s Messiah; Attorney Matt Cregor, author of Not Measuring Up: The State of School Discipline in Massachusetts.

santa

Monday, December 15, 201412/15/2014

Al Jazeera & Santa Claus

In Bill Newman

Al Jazeera- America reporter Libby Casey on the torture report; SANTA CLAUS is coming to town—We know ‘cause he WAS IN OUR STUDIO with Blizen (you couldn’t make this up).

mike tremble

Saturday, December 13, 201412/13/2014

Western Mass Business Show 12.13.14

In The Western Mass. Business Show

Ira talks with Mike Tremble about his family owned business, Valley Communications.

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Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are trying to show that his older brother was the driving force behind the 2013 terror attack.

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Distillers say stiff whiskey laws are stifling the town of Trimble's boozy revival.

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Iran, world powers push for nuclear deal as deadline looms

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With a deadline hours away, negotiations over a preliminary deal on Tehran's nuclear program continue.

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10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, March 31

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