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2011-02-22 | Jaz Tupelo // Audio
Party on

Bill Scher is back from his Presidents Day celebrations, and gives us his eyewitness account of the kerfuffle that was Senator Kerry’s recent visit to Northampton.

We also talk to former school committee member and congressional candidate Dr. Jay Fleitman about the Tea Party.

 

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Tuesday 22 February 2011 Audio
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Thea and Samy, our friends in Cairo, tell us what it was like to experience the the victory of the Egyptian protesters firsthand. Also, Professor Vijay Prashad tells us what this victory means in the grand scheme of things, and what’s next.

Plus, are we heading for a government shutdown? Bill Scher speculates.

 

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Monday 14 February 2011 Audio
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2010-10-28 | Jaz Tupelo // Audio
Study guide for your midterm (elections)

Our favorite political analyst Bill Scher stops by the bunker to chat about the various races that will be decided this Tuesday – from the national to the local level.

 

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Thursday 28 October 2010 Audio
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2010-09-28 | Jaz Tupelo // Audio
Rachel Maddow: Smug or sweet?

(Yeah, guess which adjective WE choose)

Bill chats with Rachel Maddow about “her feud” with Bill Clinton, tea partiers vs conservatives, and Scott Brown. And fashion. Of course.

 

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Tuesday 28 September 2010 Audio
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2010-06-23 | Jaz Tupelo // Blog
The Cost of War

According to the National Priorities Project, Northampton spends about $40,000 a day on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Now the city is mulling a resolution to bring those dollars home. We talk to activist and pacifist Paki Wieland about the cost of war. We also hear the lowdown about her recent arrest and trial for protesting President Obama’s failure to keep his promise to close Guantanamo, and the differences between how she was treated and how the Tea Partiers were treated.

 

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Wednesday 23 June 2010 Blog
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