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The American voting public has become as gullible about Election polls as they are about quick weight loss plans. In Maine, Election eve, 2010, t...

  • Added: Jul 23, 2016
  • Length: 08:01
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
Today's Sixty Second Moral Inquiry asks "What's the Difference Between Politicians Who Refuse to Consider What Politicians in the Other Party say a...

  • Added: Jul 21, 2016
  • Length: 01:02
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
The widespread permission in this country to be mean, to arm oneself to be as mean as possible is deeply alarming. The beginning of this permissio...

  • Added: Jul 19, 2016
  • Length: 07:01
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
Speaking out about unjust events and atrocities that others passively accept segregates the outspoken, often. In their own time, they are often ...

  • Added: Jul 04, 2016
  • Length: 04:34
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
The real meaning of the Buddhist concept of karma is murky, but the Republican Presidential campaign has become an explanatory sponge for it- fully...

  • Added: Jun 29, 2016
  • Length: 04:49
Caption: "I don't hate the press, none of them. As a matter of fact, I feel sorry for them.'', Credit: Szep, Boston Globe, July 18, 1974
Maine Public Broadcasting Network has made the perplexing decision to segregate music and poetry to a separate pay-to-hear HD radio service called ...

  • Added: Jun 04, 2016
  • Length: 07:16
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
In a Presidential primary that taxes our belief that the purpose of government is to benefit our lives, I remember legislation that Hillary Clinton...

  • Added: May 13, 2016
  • Length: 03:14
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
Elected officials or politicians aspiring to be elected officials say things that would register on our Hackle o’ meters and our Politically Unfit...

  • Added: Mar 19, 2016
  • Length: 03:19
Caption:  Time to Practice Your Odds for the Derby and Presidents, Credit: Susan Cook
I was reading the New York Times article about the last batch of the 30000 emails released that Hillary Clinton received on her private server- wh...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2016
  • Length: 05:17
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
Riding on the train to the Democratic National Convention one year, I had the good fortune to talk with a former president of N.O.W. For young twen...

  • Added: Feb 10, 2016
  • Length: 05:03
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
Today’s Sixty Second Moral Inquiry asks :As politicians one-up each other, what’s the difference between the candidate as demagogue- who openly app...

  • Added: Feb 04, 2016
  • Length: 01:21
Caption: Nobis Deus...he likes it.., Credit: Susan Cook
In Today's Department of Poetic Justice (and The Great American Wrongbook), "Donald J. Trump- The Evangelical Version" which could be sung to the ...

  • Added: Jan 28, 2016
  • Length: 02:59
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
In Today's Department of Poetic Justice, The River Is Wide offers a musical tribute to 'Donald J. Trump' to the tune of 'Seventy Six Trombones'. fr...

  • Added: Jan 21, 2016
  • Length: 02:46
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
First published on the eve of Martin Luther King Day , we turn to our preferred form of political expression, the sonnet, to acknowledge the compas...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2016
  • Length: 01:11
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
This civil liberty loving country listens with astonishment to Donald Trump, ignore religious freedom and propose that no Muslims be allowed into t...

  • Added: Dec 08, 2015
  • Length: 01:22
Caption: To an itsy bitsy spider...., Credit: Susan Cook
In the Department of Poetic Justice (and Reckoning), The River Is Wide offers a poem that could be sung to the tune from a tune in the public domai...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2015
  • Length: 02:50
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Ask me who the greatest artist to come out of the past decade and I’ll tell you St. Vincent without a doubt. She’s not only produced some of the mo...

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  • Added: Nov 23, 2015
  • Length: 07:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: What Clean Elections Won't Clean, Credit: Susan Cook
Clean elections protect constituent rights so wealthy individuals or self-serving personal interests or six-figure job candidates don’t exploit the...

  • Added: Oct 31, 2015
  • Length: 05:44
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
In my state the Governor has decided that any childless adult who owns more than $5000 in cash or leisure vehicle assets cannot receive food stamps...

  • Added: Sep 24, 2015
  • Length: 04:32
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Episode 17: Sandy has run a wireless network for over eight years and has just announced a partnership with i3 to bring FTTH to everyone using i3's...

  • Added: Sep 11, 2015
  • Length: 31:42
Caption: Made with Canva.com
Episode 167: Two of the stars from our video on SandyNet in Oregon, join us this week for Community Broadband Bits episode 167. Sandy City Council ...

  • Added: Sep 11, 2015
  • Length: 30:23
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Episode 2: In our second podcast, we have interviewed Monica Webb with the Wired West Initiative in rural western Massachusetts. Like our first pod...

  • Added: Aug 24, 2015
  • Length: 15:41
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Episode 162: A few weeks back, we noted an excellent new report on Holyoke Municipal Light Plant in Massachusetts published by the Berkman Center f...

  • Added: Aug 24, 2015
  • Length: 20:04
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Episode 113: Though much of western Massachusetts has poor access to the Internet, the town of Leverett is in the midst of fiber build that will of...

  • Added: Aug 24, 2015
  • Length: 18:25
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Episode 65: Holyoke Gas & Electric has been connecting community anchor institutions and local businesses in Western Massachusetts with fiber netwo...

  • Added: Aug 24, 2015
  • Length: 17:25