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.

peter wagner

Tsarnaev Jury Selection & Calling Long Distance from Prison

Peter Wagner, Exec. Dir., the Prison Policy Initiative; then NCIS (Northampton Criminal Investigative Service) with attorney Harry Miles on jury selection in the Tsarnaev trial.

paul voss

Could Ferguson Happen Here & When Are The Drones Coming?

Can Ferguson Happen Here? with UMass prof Whitney Battle-Baptiste , Dr. Peter Titelman, Rev. Peter Ives & Rabbi Justin David; Smith prof. Paul Voss on drones in Northampton; Amherst Live! with founder Oliver Broudy and MHC prof. Kathy Aidala; .

andy worthington

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.

newman11315

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.

scott lively

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.

newman books jan 9 2015

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. …

rev rabbi

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…

salman

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…

newman on newman

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;…

Recent Headlines

in Local

Berkshire Gas Promotes KM Pipeline, Critiques Opponents

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Berkshire Gas spokesman Christopher Farrell is coming out swinging for the Kinder Morgan Tennessee Gas Pipeline.

in Local

Northampton Parking Study To Be Presented

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Northampton Mayor David Narkewicz will present the results of a downtown parking study Monday night

in National, Sports

Boston bomber’s lawyer urges ‘unrelenting punishment’ over death

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Convicted bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's lawyers are urging jurors to reject the death penalty, saying "no punishment could ever be equal to the terrible effects of these crimes."

in National, World

PHOTOS: Nepal earthquake

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Rescue and relief efforts are underway after a devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on Saturday.

in Local

Florence Fire Caused By Smoking

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A fire that destroyed a Florence home was caused by the careless disposal of smoking materials.