After our scheduled guest had to postpone at the last minute, the ever-entertaining Bob Flaherty rescues us with his usual blend of humor and human interest stories. His latest column for the Daily Hampshire Gazette covers former Amherst resident Kimi Takesue’s documentary about Uganda, “Where Are You Taking Me?”
Once again, Bill makes his case against casinos, and pleads his case for an even better idea.
Mention the name “Andrei Berman” to some Northampton progressives, and you may see a flash of annoyance. The former Northampton high school student is notorious for what may have been a key role in the defeat of the 2004 override. These days, Mr. Berman is finishing up a stint in “Teach for America,” and has some interesting opinions on education reform; especially the way the issue is dealt with in Waiting for Superman.