Tuesday, January 20, 201501/20/2015

On The Money (1/21/15)

In On the Money

Why would Bill Gross “The Bond King” say, “The good times are over?” How do you start an investment plan?…

ira helfand

Tuesday, January 20, 201501/20/2015

The Doomsday Clock

In Bill Newman

The hands are about to move on the Doomsday Clock– with Dr. Ira Helfand, Co-President, Int’l Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War;
Professor Julian E. Zelizer, on The Fierce Urgency of Now: Lyndon Johnson, Congress, and the Battle for the Great Society.

paulo frerie

Monday, January 19, 201501/19/2015

MLK Day: Social Justice & South Africa

In Bill Newman

The Paulo Freire Charter School for Social Justice—its foudner and its students. UMass history prof. John Higgison on apartheid in South Africa and America.


Saturday, January 17, 201501/17/2015

Western Mass Business Show 1.17.15

In The Western Mass. Business Show

Ira talks with Mark Borsari from Sanderson Macleod

mary pic

Friday, January 16, 201501/16/2015

Spooning and Cupping

In Blue Dragon Wellness

peter wagner

Friday, January 16, 201501/16/2015

Tsarnaev Jury Selection & Calling Long Distance from Prison

In Bill Newman

Peter Wagner, Exec. Dir., the Prison Policy Initiative; then NCIS (Northampton Criminal Investigative Service) with attorney Harry Miles on jury selection in the Tsarnaev trial.

paul voss

Thursday, January 15, 201501/15/2015

Could Ferguson Happen Here & When Are The Drones Coming?

In Bill Newman

Can Ferguson Happen Here? with UMass prof Whitney Battle-Baptiste , Dr. Peter Titelman, Rev. Peter Ives & Rabbi Justin David; Smith prof. Paul Voss on drones in Northampton; Amherst Live! with founder Oliver Broudy and MHC prof. Kathy Aidala; .

andy worthington

Wednesday, January 14, 201501/14/2015

Guantanmo, Islamaphobia & Islamic Art

In Bill Newman

Internationally renowned journalist Andy Worthington on closing GTMO; then UMass Islamic Art scholar Walter Denny. We ask both guests about Paris and Charlie Hebdo.


Tuesday, January 13, 201501/13/2015

On The Money (1/14/15)

In On the Money

Why Americans are owning fewer individual stocks The IRS is after your free donuts The fallacy of “What’s your number?”…


Tuesday, January 13, 201501/13/2015

Put Your Cell Phone In The Freezer & Fight The Pipeline

In Bill Newman

Seth Schoen, Electronic Frontier Foundation’s technology, expert on privacy; Pipelines!! Katie Eisman, Mass PLAN Director on that fracking pipeline; Northampton protests the Keystone XL with Dave Roitman, Karen Ribeiro and Tim Holcomb.

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