ben grosscup

Tuesday, November 17, 201511/17/2015

The Times They Are A-Changin’ (We Hope)

In Bill Newman

11.17.15 Col. Ann Wright (ret.) and diplomat on the Paris attacks and terrorism. We can save the earth (literally) with author Courtney White. And musical activist Ben Grosscup.

carol ross

Monday, November 16, 201511/16/2015

James Baldwin & Trees On Mars

In Bill Newman

11.16.15 A special edition of Black in The Valley with Carol Ross from Amherst Together on a James Baldwin film event and author Hal Niedzviecki on the death of the future.

rob laporte

Saturday, November 14, 201511/14/2015

Western Mass Business Show 11.14.15

In The Western Mass. Business Show

Ira talks with Rob Laporte from DISC, Inc.


Friday, November 13, 201511/13/2015

Rhymes With Orange & The Canary In The Pipeline

11/13: Katy Eisman, CEO of PLANs, PipeLine Awareness Network(s) on whether Kinder Morgan will build that fracking pipeline in violation of our state constitution; Hilary Price, creator of Rhymes with Orange; curator Eva Fierst on an amazing exhibit at the UMass Museum of Contemporary Art.

lynn pasqueralla

Thursday, November 12, 201511/12/2015

Women In Leadership

In Bill Newman

11/13: Mount Holyoke College President Lynn Pasquerella on women’s leadership; Rev Peter Ives on “Before It Is Too Late.”


Wednesday, November 11, 201511/11/2015

PARCC or MCAS or…?

In Bill Newman

11/12: Massachusetts Teachers Ass’n President Barbara Madeloni on MCAS, PARCC, & other high stakes testing; then, students and the Dean of Students from the Paulo Freire Social Justice Charter School.


Wednesday, November 11, 201511/11/2015

On The Money (11/11/15)

In On the Money

What do the latest numbers on 1st time home buyers signal about our economy? What should be on your end…

rev rabbi

Tuesday, November 10, 201511/10/2015

What Is Your Life?

In Bill Newman

11.10.15 The Reverend Peter Ives asked the question ‘What Is Your Life?’ in his new book of the same title. Best-selling author, Archer Mayor, on his new Joe Gunther novel ‘The Company She Kept’. And guitarist, John Sheldon, on his musical journey to the center of the earth.


Monday, November 9, 201511/09/2015

Good-For-You Chemicals?

In Bill Newman

11.9.15 John Geiser, author of ‘Chemicals Without Harm: Policies for a Sustainable World’, and Mary Witt of The O-Tones on her new duets CD. Plus, The Nation’s John Nichols on Donald Trump’s chances of winning the GOP nomination.

tim van ness

Saturday, November 7, 201511/07/2015

Western Mass Business Show 11.7.15

In The Western Mass. Business Show

Ira talks with Tim Van Ness on where acting meets business.  

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