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Monday, April 4, 201604/04/2016

Labor of Love

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4.4- Buz Eisenberg guest hosts for Bill, speaking with labor organizer Pat Greenfield, the former Director of the UMass Labor Center, and now adjunct professor. Also, Buz talks with Monica Green, Treasurer of the Northampton High School PTO. Black in the Valley honors the anniversary of the death of Martin Luther King Jr. with Dr. Irma McClaurin, distinguished UMass alumnae.

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Saturday, April 2, 201604/02/2016

Western Mass Business Show 4.2.16

In The Western Mass. Business Show

4.2.16 Ira talks with Ben Clark from Clarkdale Fruit Farm

natalia munoz

Saturday, April 2, 201604/02/2016

Vaya Con Muñoz 4.2.16

In Vaya Con Muñoz

Shannon Rudder, executive director of MotherWoman, and Annette Cycon, the organization’s founder, talk about the support that is available to mothers in the region. MotherWoman supports and empowers mothers to create personal and social change by building community safety nets, impacting family policy and promoting leadership and resilience of mothers. MotherWoman is having its annual benefit dinner on April 13 at the Log Cabin in Holyoke starting at 5:10 p.m. Register here: https://www.razoo.com/us/story/Motherwomang2wg

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Friday, April 1, 201604/01/2016

Thoreau Inspires Pipeline Civil Disobedience

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4.1.16 Buz Eisenberg guest hosts with Will Elwell and Rev. Kate Stevens about the Thoreau-inspired cabin built on the pipeline route and the what may be inevitable civil disobedience.

natalia munoz

Thursday, March 31, 201603/31/2016

Peace & Justice

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3.31- Natalia Munoz guest hosts as Reverend Peter Ives speaks with Manuel Pintado member of PHENOM, Jobs with Justice, and of the First Churches Peace and Justice Committee.

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Wednesday, March 30, 201603/30/2016

Poetry With Purpose

In Bill Newman

Natalia Muñoz guest host and talks with Northampton Poet Laureate, Patick Donnelly, about his event for A Positive Place


Tuesday, March 29, 201603/29/2016

On The Money (3/30/16)

In On the Money

How is your outlook on the economy? Is your Target Date Fund helping or hurting you? What are the challenges…

josh silver

Tuesday, March 29, 201603/29/2016

So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed

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3.29.16- Josh Silver sits in for Bill Newman speaking with Jon Ronson on his new book So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed, plus the Western Wind Choir.


Monday, March 28, 201603/28/2016

Has The Sun Gone Down on The Arab Spring?

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3.28.16 Josh Silver guest hosts and talks with Dr. Muqtedar Khan (University of Delaware) about the Arab Uprising 5 years on. Plus Newsweek reporter, Jessica Firger on how alcohol is not actually going to make you healthier. And Jeanne Hoose and Marty Wahl from the Northampton Education Foundation Adult Spelling Bee.

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Saturday, March 26, 201603/26/2016

Vaya Con Muñoz 3.26.16

In Vaya Con Muñoz

We have a conversation with Alberto Sandoval Sánchez, Professor Emeritus at Mt. Holyoke College, about one of Puerto Rico’s renown painters, Francisco Oller, and how in the 19th century he was painting inclusivity into his work. “ El velorio,” —“ The Wake’—being among the most famous of Oller’s work. On March 23, we commemorated the abolition of slavery in Puerto Rico on March 23, 1873, and talked about Oller’s work, the Puerto Rican’s diaspora and other topics related to identity

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