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Martha Fuller Clark was one of those swept out in the tsunami of 2010, but it’s a virtual cwertaiknty she will be back in the state senate soon, albeit in a new district. She’ll explain. There’s a lot at stake in the November 6th election, not just the…

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It shook the world when it happened. Picasso created one of the century’s masterpieces from the terror bombing of the Basque town of Guernica 75 years ago. Today, very few remember the significance of the Spanish Civil War and the still-alive issues in…

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For most of us the cold war is a bad memory we’d like to forget. But for thousands living in America’s southwest, it’s a toxic nightmare that is there each and every day. On this show, internationally renowned expert on alternative energy technologies …

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Renowned 21st century feminist author Jessica Velenti says;” The traditional nuclear family is becoming a thing of the past and it’s time for American culture and politics to catch up.” Her new book: Why Have Kids? directly addresses the ongoing d…

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What passes for democracy today is more like fast junk food: corporate created, no citizen input, and it’s not very good for us. In her new book, Slow Democracy: Rediscovering Community, Bringing Decision Making Back Home, Burt’s guest Susan Clark and …

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Franklin Roosevelt understood that our foreign policy required both America’s military strength and a commitment to be a beacon for the developing world. Among his famous Four Freedoms was freedom from want. On this show, David Woolner, Senior Fellow a…

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In his new bookThe Long Road to Antietam, How the Civil War Became a Revbolution, Professor Richard Slotkin traces the battle of egos between President Lincoln and his General George McClellan and how that may have been a factor in transforming the war…

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Better late than never? Some political observers swear they see the president displayijng a boackbone after all. Today Alternet columnist Steven Rosenfeld talks about this, the Republican strategy of voter suppression, and what they are so deathly afra…

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There’s an emerging science of conscounsness. Guest on this show is the UK’s  Dr. Daniel Bor, author of The Ravenous Brain; How the New Science of Consciousness Explains Our Insatiable Search for Meaning. The discussion asks what consciousness is,…

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While some Democrats excell in risk avoidance, Mark Green, former Public Advocate for New York City and nominee for mayor, argues that “wars are won with Normandys not Dunkirks.” He and former Senator Gary Hart wrote a piece for the Huffington Post and…

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Exaggerating is one thing, but the Republican speakers at the national convention have resorted to breathtaking lies. Most notably delivered by the fresh young smile of VP nominee Paul Ryan. On this show, veteran Democratic politica consultant and stra…

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“Big Brother is becoming America’s new normal.” So says author David Rosen. This show is an examination of just how seriously the new surveillance state has undermined our traditional rights of privacy. The government is working hand in glove with priv…

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Central and South America in the twentiteth century were regions of US led military coups and repressive ologarchies. But today, in El Salvador for example, in their new democracy the leftist rebels Reagan tried to exterminate are now in power. Through…

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Ever since Henry Ford, the work pace has been speeding up. Fewer people are working a greater percentage of their lives, and there’s more economic instability and less personal satisfaction. A hundred years ago, women strikers at the Lawrewnce Mills de…

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It’s policy-making by myth, so who needs reality? According to guest Scott Slesinger, legislative director of the Natural Resources Defense Council, congressional Republicans seriously intend to turn back government to before Upton Sinclair’s “The Jung…

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Why is it that families need to be shielded from sexuality but the nation needs more and more guns? In the wake of the Aurora theatre massacre, the Republican Party/gun lobby still sees no need to have any discussion about the proliferation of assault …

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They attract concerned people by talking about ending “partisan bickering” in Washington. But what is “No Labels,” really? On this show, Richard Eskow, Senior Fellow at the Campagin for America’s Future, talks about what his research uncovered. It seem…

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A prior show featured candidate Jeckie Cilley, whicih can be found on this list of podcasts.This interview completes the field of Democrats running for NH governor. Notice: first up candidate Bill Kennedy arrives a bit late, so there’s some of Burt’s 2…

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Of course they lost the Civil War militarily, but according to Sarah Robinson, senior editor of the Visions page at AlterNet, in 2012 the victory is near total: the cultural and political values of the Southern aristocracy have been adopted in full by …

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High speed massive stock trades are something relatively new but are now pervasive on Wall Street. What do they mean for the larger economy? To control any dangerous volatility, Europe is moving quickly to institute a miniscule financial transactions t…

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The first world war was anything but inevitable. As we approach the centennial of the start of that unspeakably horrible bloodbath, there’s a new book by author Jack Beatty called 1914; Reconsidering the Year the Great War Began. How much of the war wa…

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It was June 28, 2009 that the legally elected president of Honduras was overthrown in a coup. By then we had a new and different president, so what has the US done differently this time? Anything? Guest is Alex Main, senior associate with the Center fo…

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Swept into office in the wave of 2010, ask anyone on the street who Frank Guinta is. Practically no one knows. But he is one of New Hampshire’s two members of congress. And he has been named one of the most corrupt of that corrupt bunch. A new group is…

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In the first of interviews with candidates running for NH governor, former state senator Jackie Cilley makes her case for why you should hire her.

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It could not be more significant. On Sunday June 17th, with a second election in as many months. the people of Greece will have a major say regarding the future of their economy as well as that of all Europe, and that of the US for that matter. The up …

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By JIM HADDADIN Tuesday, June 12, 2012 NEW CASTLE — It was in an airport in Chattanooga, Tenn., where former New Castle Sen. Burt Cohen first received the news that he was carrying hepatitis C. It was the summer of

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American mainstream media has pretty much ignored the massive uprising which has overwhelmed Montreal. On May 22, there were 400,000 people in the streets, all in violation of a new law banning such protests. The spark was a sudden 75% increase in tuit…

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo calls for decriminalizing open posession of up to an ounce of marijuana. Law enforcement veterans of the war are urging an end to the bloody prohibition. A prominent federal judge calls for legalization of medical marijua…

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Maybe younger people don’t care, but for those of us who still feel the pain of the sudden, violent change of government, we’d really like to know the truth. And despite Obama’s assurances about new transparency and openness, promises to reveal dosumen…

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Americans love free enterprise and both Democrats and Republicans are generally loathe to criticise any entrepeneurs. But the president’s re-election campaign has started off by attacking what Romney considers his strength; his years at Bain Capital. I…

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