lynn pasqueralla

Monday, July 27, 201507/27/2015

The Light At The End of The Tunnel

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7.27.15: Why are New Yorkers so depressed? Because the light at the end of the tunnel is New Jersey. Old joke. We apologize to New Jersey natives. We speak with Mount Holyoke College President and medical ethicist Lynn Pasquerella about end-of-life care and Atul Gawande’s book “Being Mortal.” We first interview Professor Eve Spangler—her new book is “Understanding Israel/ Palestine: Race, Nation and Human Rights in the Conflict.”


Saturday, July 25, 201507/25/2015

The Western Mass Business Show 7.25.15

In The Western Mass. Business Show

Ira talks with Marcie Muehlke from Celia Grace, the Amherst-based fair trade wedding dress company.


Friday, July 24, 201507/24/2015

Polyamory July 18, 2015

In Unfiltered


Friday, July 24, 201507/24/2015

Olympic Title Fight

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7.24.15 Andrew Zimbalist, Smith College professor, renown sports economist, and author of “Circus Maximus: The Economic Gamble Behnd Hosting the Olympics and the World Cup” on Boston 2024. Inside/Out: what to do inside and out in the valley this weekend with arts correspondent Betsy Stone.


Thursday, July 23, 201507/23/2015

From Refugee Camp To The Projects

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7.23.15 Ko Festival star Sokeo Ros & the festival’s artistic director Sabrina Hamilton; then Molly Bricker of Greenfield –she recently donated part of her liver to a five year old girl she had never met.

rock voices

Wednesday, July 22, 201507/22/2015

Rock Voices & Latina Voices

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7.22.15 RockVoices with Tony Lechner, Dan Belmont, Meredith (Merry) Bixby, Carla Cooke, Nancy Denig, Pauline Fogel, Joan Griswold, & Rachel Tapley. Then, introducing Natalia Munoz.


Tuesday, July 21, 201507/21/2015

On the Money (7.22.15)

In On the Money

Will the President’s ideas help your retirement? The State of Social Security Predictions of Dow 20,000 Are you emotionally ready…


Tuesday, July 21, 201507/21/2015

The Budget ‘n’ Boots

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7.21.15 Jackie Cooper, storyteller Rochelle Wildfong and musician Jack Barry take us back in time discussing “A Legacy of Rural Music, People, Place”; In a sort of “How To”, Dr. Don Robinson describes the 6 year collaboration among more than 100 people from every sector of the community that resulted in the recently released History of Ashfield Volume III.

steve kulik

Monday, July 20, 201507/20/2015

How The Sausage…er…The BUDGET is made

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7.20 Rep. Steve Kulik, Vice-Chair of House Ways and Means, discusses Massachusetts’ $38.1 Billion budget for FY 2016, the budget process, and his bill that would permit towns to collect property taxes from certain entities that are now tax-exempt; On Black in the Valley Prof. Carlie Tartakov and Dr. Jacquelyn Smith-Crooks will continue their conversation with Rev. Jeannine Smalls from Charleston, SC’s A.M.E. District 7.

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Saturday, July 18, 201507/18/2015

The Western Mass Business Show 7.18.15

In The Western Mass. Business Show

Ira talks with Chris Araujo from Creative Machining & Molding.

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