James Arana

Saturday, February 27, 201602/27/2016

Vaya Con Muñoz 2.27.16

In Vaya Con Muñoz

Today we talk gender equity with James Arana, an educator. community organizer, consultant and health educator. James is also associate director fo Men’s Resource International, which works in the US and abroad, prioviding workshops for men and women on how to create the shift so that children grow up in safer and loving families.

duke goldman

Friday, February 26, 201602/26/2016

Baseball Begins (Almost)

In Bill Newman

2/26: Northampton’s own SABR star Duke Goldman (Society of American Baseball Researchers) on racism in our national sport and the upcoming season; Court Dorsey, from the Sugar Shack Alliance, and Jim Cutler, founder of Hilltown Community Rights, on the upcoming walk, protest and events fighting Kinder Morgan’s proposed fracking pipeline.

Black Lives Matter forum

Thursday, February 25, 201602/25/2016

Black Lives Matter: A WHMP Community Forum

In Community Forums

  When the City of Northampton hung a Black Lives Matter banner over City Hall, was it going too far…

max pryor vonnegut

Wednesday, February 24, 201602/24/2016

Vonnegut & Vacuum Cleaners

In Bill Newman

2/24: Northampton attorney Paul Weinberg on his $32.3 million verdict yesterday against Cumberland Farms; Filmmaker Ted White and Courtney Dunham from Whole Children on the upcoming the Sprout Film Festival; a preview of this Sunday’s RREEEAAALLLLY BIG Show; Natalia Munoz on the Northampton Human Rights Commission and the police


Tuesday, February 23, 201602/23/2016

On The Money (2/24/16)

In On the Money

Is the Fed prepared for another 2008? Answering “How much do I need to retire?” Should you let the market…


Tuesday, February 23, 201602/23/2016

Charter Chatter

In Bill Newman

2/23: UMass Professor and Board Member of the Public Higher Education Network of Massachusetts Max Page and Massachusetts Teacher’s Union President Barbara Madeloni.

marilyn chin

Monday, February 22, 201602/22/2016

Adult Haiku

In Bill Newman

2/22: Esteemed poet Marilyn Chin joints Northampton erstwhile poet laureate Rich Michelson; then famous Valley writers Ellen Meeropol, Jacqueline Sheehan, Heidi Stemple and Jane Yolen along with Jennifer Browdy on the upcoming Berkshire Festival of Women Writers.

will savitri

Saturday, February 20, 201602/20/2016

Western Mass Business Show 2.20.16

In The Western Mass. Business Show

Ira talks with Will Savitri from Artisan Beverage Coop.

Dawn Leaks and Natasha Clark

Saturday, February 20, 201602/20/2016

Vaya Con Muñoz 2.20.16

In Vaya Con Muñoz

Our guests today are Dawn Leaks and Natasha Clark from LionessMagazine.com, a website for women entrepreneurs. And Marla Goldberg reads from her essay about the perils of 5th grade homework. OMG.

gary felder

Friday, February 19, 201602/19/2016

The Birth Of The Universe

In Bill Newman

2/19: The universe begins with professors Gary Felder (from Smith College) and Kathy Aidala (from Mount Holyoke College); Dean Jobb, author of “Empire of Deception: the Incredible Story of a Master Swindler Who Seduced A City and Captivated the Nation.”

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Making headlines this week


A look back at some of the biggest newsmakers this week and the headlines you may have missed.

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Teen pregnancies hit historic low


The annual survey shows the continuation of a downward trend that began in 2006 and continued through 2014, the latest year of complete data, when nearly 250,000 babies were born to girls and women aged 15 to 19.

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U.S. high court approves rule change to expand FBI hacking power

A lock icon, signifying an encrypted Internet connection, is seen on an Internet Explorer browser in a photo illustration in Paris in this April 15, 2014 file photo.

The Supreme Court on Thursday approved a rule change that would let U.S. judges issue search warrants for access to computers located in any jurisdiction despite opposition from civil liberties groups who say it will greatly expand the FBI's hacking authority.

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Biden visits Iraq in show of support amid multiple crises


U.S. Vice President Joe Biden met Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and other top officials in unannounced visits to Baghdad and Erbil on Thursday to show support for a government battling Islamic State amid political and economic crises.

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No wall, but more high-tech gear, fencing sought by U.S. border agents


The modest scope of the requirements, details of which were contained in internal emails seen by Reuters and described by Border Patrol officials in interviews, contrasts sharply with calls by Republican presidential candidates for more drastic measures to secure the border.