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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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

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What’s The Latest on Medical Pot?

Josh Silver guest hosts and talks with Ezra Parzybok about what’s gone wrong with medical pot in Mass.

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Anonymous Tips, Charter Schools & Holiday Cheer

12.24.14 Criminal defense attorney Richard Rubin on the Text-A-Tip Program; Henry Wheaton from Show Circus Studio.

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Ebola & Improv

12.23.14 Dr. Susan Lowery and Marina Goldman on Ebola—epidemic or abated? Laura Patrick, improv artist and founder of the Ha…

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Decrying The Murder of Police & Standing Up For Walmart Employees

Josh Silver, CEO of Represent Us, on our bought congress; Peter Wagner, Director of the Prison Policy Initiative on the fleecing of the families of the incarcerated; two local Walmart workers fired for exercising their supposedly guaranteed labor law rights (Walmart has its own laws).

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The Smartest Person We Know

The smartest person we know—doctor of philosophy, nationally renown medical ethicist, and the President of Mount Holyoke College—Lynn Pasquerella.

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The Politics Behind Hannukah & Christmas

We celebrate and debate Christmas and Hannukah with Reverends Peter Ives and Andrea Avayzian and Rabbis Justin David and Riqi Kosovske.

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Max Page Tackles Umass Football

Professor Max Page on protests at the UMass trustees meeting; Todd Ford, Executive Director of Hampshire Regional Council of Governments, on soaring electric rates—and how your city or town can cut them for you.

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Getting a Handle on Handel

Arcadia Players and the conductor preview Handel’s Messiah; Attorney Matt Cregor, author of Not Measuring Up: The State of School Discipline in Massachusetts.

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Al Jazeera & Santa Claus

Al Jazeera- America reporter Libby Casey on the torture report; SANTA CLAUS is coming to town—We know ‘cause he WAS IN OUR STUDIO with Blizen (you couldn’t make this up).

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No Hate Crime Charge In Northampton Swastika Case

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Two teenage girls from Northampton will not be charged with hate crimes.

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Pedestrian Hit By Car In Williamsburg

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A pedestrian is seriously injured after being hit by a car in Williamsburg.

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Sarno Decries Springfield Snowplow Vandals

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Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno is outraged that anyone would attack a snowplow.

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Easthampton Cancels July 4 Fireworks

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Easthampton will not be holding its July 4th Fireworks celebration this year.

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Police: Westfield Man Bites Cop

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A Westfield man faces charges after allegedly biting a police officer inside a cruiser.