Podcasts: Bill Newman

Bill Newman

The Bill Newman Show. Weekdays at 9AM (and again at 6PM). Join Bill & Monte Belmonte as they talk with newsmakers, authors, artists,
poets, and ‘fish wrap’ about the day’s headlines.

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Guantanmo, Islamaphobia & Islamic Art

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

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Put Your Cell Phone In The Freezer & Fight The Pipeline

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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Scott Lively & Uganda

Local evangelical minister Scott Lively (being sued for crimes against humanity) on gays and Uganda; Rev. Canon Dr. Kapya John Kaoma on Scott Lively.

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Humorous reading and serious democracy

Prof. Victor Pickard on America’s Battle for Media Democracy;  Steve Adams on What’s What and What To Do About It. …

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My Little Pony and sexual assault, The Reverend and the Rabbi, green burial

Green burials with Rev. Peter Ives, Rabbi Justin David, Dr. Carol Coan and Leigh Youngblood (Exec. Dir., Mt. Grace Land…

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Professor and astronomer Salman Hameed, abolitionists in Northampton, and some Hott documentaries!

Prof. Bruce Laurie on Rebels in Paradise –Northampton abolitionists; Emmy-award winner Larry Hott’s Cool Films; astronomer and prof. Salman Hameed…

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Black in the Valley, The Political Classroom, and Tsarnaev

Former U.S. Attorney John Pucci on Tsarnaev, the jury, and the death penalty; Paula McAvoy, co-author of The Political Classroom;…

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Net Neutrality & A Open Fast Internet & Unpluggin from The Internet

Marvin Ammori and Ari Shahadi join guest host Josh Silver to talk interwebs and net neutrality

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John Nichols on The Oligarchy, An Our Wal-Mart Update & Colorway

John Nichols from The Nation joins Josh Silver to talk about just how bad things are getting in regards to big money in politics, plus an update on the local Our Wal-Mart movement and F. Alex Johnson from Colorway

Recent Headlines

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Shrinking U.S. trade gap shows economy’s underlying strength

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The U.S. trade deficit fell in July to its lowest level in five months as exports rose broadly, signaling underlying strength in the economy amid concerns about a global growth slowdown.

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Third UMass Gang Rape Defendant Found Guilty

Courtesy of Jerrey Roberts, Daily Hampshire Gazette. Adam Liccardi

A Hampshire Superior Court jury deliberated for 12 hours before yesterday afternoon finding Adam Liccadi guilty on three of four counts of aggravated rape.

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West Springfield Police Probe Launched After Prisoner Escapes

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Jose Rubet of Springfield was arrested August 22 after allegedly leading officers on a high-speed chase into Agawam. He was arrested and taken to lockup, where he later produced a knife which he waved at officers before escaping through an emergency exit.

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Kentucky clerk jailed for denying same-sex marriage licenses

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The clerk has refused to issue licenses to any couples, gay or straight, since the U.S. Supreme Court in June ruled that same-sex couples have the right to marry under the U.S. Constitution, citing her beliefs as an Apostolic Christian.

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Hotel Northampton Workers Plan To Unionize

Hotel Northampton workers march to unionize. Courtesy of Jerrey Roberts, Daily Hampshire Gazette

Around 50 Hotel Northampton workers marched through downtown Tuesday night to announce their intention to bargain collectively. The group attempted to present their union petition to hotel owner Mansour Ghalibaf, who refused to come out of his office to accept it.