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Promoting comity through civil political discussion and debate. Broadcast Fridays at 7pm EST on Valley Free Radio WXOJ-LP, 103.3FM. Streaming on Valleyfreeradio.org

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Promoting comity through civil political discussion and debate. Broadcast Fridays at 7pm EST on Valley Free Radio WXOJ-LP, 103.3FM. Streaming on Valleyfreeradio.org

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English


Episodes

Civil Politics (2/26/21): Building Back Something or Other

3/1/2021
Further Reading: America 2040 - https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2119198.America_2040 Beginning Music: Glenn Gould - Goldberg Variation #5 Ending Music: Electronic - Getting Away With it (Instrumental) Remember to Register to vote! Mass Residents should go to: https://www.sec.state.ma.us/ele/ For more Civil Politics visit our website, civilpoliticsradio.com and follow us on the socials! Facebook.com/civilpoliticsradio @CivilPoliticsFM Don't miss another episode - subscribe to our...

Duration:00:56:44

Civil Politics (2/19/21): Perseverance in the Face of Adversity

2/21/2021
Further Reading: Texas seceded from the nation’s power grid. Now it’s paying the price - https://wapo.st/3s6KXG9 Evidence Based Radio - https://evidencebasederrata.com Debate Over Student Loan Forgiveness Hinges On 2 Numbers: $10,000 Vs. $50,000 - https://n.pr/3qyE2W7 College coaches dominate list of highest-paid public employees with seven-digit salaries - https://bit.ly/37rEqy1 Beginning Music: Glenn Gould - Goldberg Variation #5 Ending Music: Electronic - Getting Away With it...

Duration:00:58:56

Civil Politics Supplemental (2/13/21): Is There a Solution to the Republican Party?

2/14/2021
A special episode, recorded just after the Senate vote that resulted in the acquittal of former President Trump. How did this happen? What do we do next? Further Reading: Text of the 14th Amendment - https://bit.ly/3u7pkrg Trump acquitted in impeachment trial; 7 GOP Senators vote with Democrats to convict - https://nbcnews.to/3rRs2it Read McConnell's remarks on the Senate floor following Trump's acquittal - https://cnn.it/3rJHIV4 Northampton police review panel to give progress report -...

Duration:00:59:35

Civil Politics (2/12/21): Tiers Ahoy

2/13/2021
Further Reading: INSIGHT: Law School Popular for Congress, With Harvard, Georgetown Topping List - https://bit.ly/2N0Xr38 Full Video: Impeachment Managers Show New Graphic Security Footage Of Capitol Riot | NBC News - https://youtu.be/m26mFKKJyZU Massachusetts' COVID-19 vaccination phases - https://bit.ly/2Z68NW8 Inmates getting COVID-19 vaccine while millions struggle to get appointment for shot - https://abc7.ws/372Kdtt Beginning Music: Glenn Gould - Goldberg Variation #5 Ending...

Duration:00:58:55

Civil Politics (2/5/21): Balancing The Humors

2/8/2021
Further Reading: Marjorie Taylor Greene removed from House committee assignments - https://cbsn.ws/2YKV3Qn Brown Calls Out Paul for Not Wearing Mask on Senate Floor - https://bit.ly/39MYbl4 GOP targets Rep. Ilhan Omar after push to remove Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene from committees - https://bit.ly/36IM46y For women at the U.S. Congress: the right to bare arms? - https://reut.rs/2LjIF6P Iowa’s House speaker said he can’t make lawmakers wear masks — but he did enforce a ban on jeans -...

Duration:00:56:55

Civil Politics (1/29/21): #GAMESTONKS

2/4/2021
Further Reading: Free school meals: Mother's 'sadness' at 'mean' food parcel - https://bbc.in/39pDlYX Police union says 140 officers injured in Capitol riot - https://wapo.st/36mo89f H.Res.744 - Raising a question of the privileges of the House (Reprimand of Joe Wilson) - https://bit.ly/2NNpkfh Stop the Church Protest of 1989 - https://bit.ly/3cmPaRw https://twitter.com/_jimmykelly/status/1354600999835607041 Beginning Music: Glenn Gould - Goldberg Variation #5 Ending Music:...

Duration:00:57:48

Civil Politics (1/22/21): New President, Who This?

1/25/2021
Further Reading: Dr. Anthony Fauci says he feels liberated to speak freely about science, risk of Covid under Biden - https://nbcnews.to/3oaJBrA Yo-Yo Ma brings world to tears with poignant ‘Amazing Grace’ at inauguration concert - https://bit.ly/3bZZbnu Beginning Music: Glenn Gould - Goldberg Variation #5 Ending Music: Electronic - Getting Away With it (Instrumental) Remember to Register to vote! Mass Residents should go to: https://www.sec.state.ma.us/ele/ For more Civil Politics...

Duration:00:56:51

Civil Politics (1/15/2021): Rid Us of the Poison Before Healing Can Begin

1/18/2021
Further Reading: Newly elected Rep. Boebert asks about carrying a gun on Capitol grounds - https://nbcnews.to/2XJ6veN GOP Rep. wears 'censored' mask while speaking on House floor - https://nbcnews.to/3idyhJX Monopoly vs. Monopsony: What's the Difference? - https://bit.ly/35JDqVb Beginning Music: Glenn Gould - Goldberg Variation #5 Ending Music: Electronic - Getting Away With it (Instrumental) Remember to Register to vote! Mass Residents should go to:...

Duration:00:58:37

Civil Politics (1/8/21): The Attack on Capitol Hill

1/14/2021
Further Reading: Former Presidents Bush And Clinton Blame 'Poison Politics' For 'Sickening' Violence - https://n.pr/3hTkKXF These Are The Five People Who Died Amid The Capitol Riot - https://bit.ly/2Lbg0Rr Beginning Music: "Aria" from the J.S. Bach: "Open" Goldberg Variations, BWV 988 (Piano) by Kimiko Ishizaka (https://kimiko-piano.com/open-goldberg) Ending Music: Electronic - Getting Away With it (Instrumental) Remember to Register to vote! Mass Residents should go to:...

Duration:00:57:57

Civil Politics (01/01/2021): Looking Back to Look Forward

1/5/2021
Further Reading: Why no one will hit .400 ever again - https://es.pn/3n4UNW0 Beginning Music: Glenn Gould - Goldberg Variation #5 Ending Music: Electronic - Getting Away With it (Instrumental) Remember to Register to vote! Mass Residents should go to: https://www.sec.state.ma.us/ele/ For more Civil Politics visit our website, civilpoliticsradio.com and follow us on the socials! Facebook.com/civilpoliticsradio @CivilPoliticsFM Don't miss another episode - subscribe to our podcast...

Duration:00:56:38

Civil Politics (12/18/20): Safe Harbor Ahoy

12/21/2020
Beginning Music: Glenn Gould - Goldberg Variation #5 Ending Music: Electronic - Getting Away With it (Instrumental) Remember to Register to vote! Mass Residents should go to: https://www.sec.state.ma.us/ele/ For more Civil Politics visit our website, civilpoliticsradio.com and follow us on the socials! Facebook.com/civilpoliticsradio @CivilPoliticsFM Don't miss another episode - subscribe to our podcast (iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, and more!) Support Civil Politics by donating to the...

Duration:00:58:40

Civil Politics (12/11/20): Big and Burly

12/14/2020
Further Reading: CDC’s Redfield told staff to delete email, official tells House watchdog - https://politi.co/2W3ECNQ Biden's Cabinet isn't shaping up to be progressives' dream, but it's far from their nightmare - https://nbcnews.to/3n75Y1y Dianne Feinstein’s Missteps Raise a Painful Age Question Among Senate Democrats - https://bit.ly/3756siT Biden considering possible China ambassadorship for former Mayor Buttigieg: Axios - https://reut.rs/2W5yvII How Biden's defense pick became a...

Duration:00:58:55

Civil Politics (12/4/20): Pardonne-moi?

12/7/2020
Further Reading: CovidActNow - https://bit.ly/2JCkfon AP FACT CHECK: Trump distorts on vaccine, state distribution - https://bit.ly/2JNyXIF Covid-19: Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine judged safe for use in UK - https://bbc.in/33HPp4F Airlines Gear Up to Fly COVID-19 Vaccines to U.S. Distribution Sites - https://bit.ly/2L0USNb Obama, Bush and Clinton will take coronavirus vaccine and might film it to build confidence - https://cnb.cx/2Vx7v4G Can Trump Pre-emptively Pardon Allies or Himself?...

Duration:00:57:04

Civil Politics (11/20/20): No Take Backs Allowed

11/23/2020
Further Reading: GOP canvassers try to rescind votes to certify Wayne County election - https://bit.ly/2KjPTXz What persuaded the GOP members of Wayne County Board of Canvassers to reverse course - https://bit.ly/3fg8hMp Easthampton mayor to cast vote for Biden in Electoral College - https://bit.ly/35K4rYO Wisconsin issues recount order sought by Trump in two counties - https://bit.ly/3fewClQ Lindsey Graham’s Alleged Attempt to Toss Georgia Ballots Is Felony Election Fraud -...

Duration:00:55:34

Civil Politics (11/13/20): GSA is MIA

11/16/2020
This week is our fund drive! If you love Civil Politics, then please support the station by going to ValleyFreeRadio.org/donate! Further Reading: Trump Appointee Delays Biden Transition Process, Citing Need For 'Clear' Winner - https://n.pr/2Ule3me Georgia Secretary of State in quarantine after wife tests positive for COVID-19 - https://bit.ly/3lrpyor Biden's First 100 Days: Here's What To Expect - https://n.pr/2Uo5p6I Senate Republicans Back Push For President-Elect Biden To Get...

Duration:00:56:40

Civil Politics (11/06/20): 4 Score and 3 Days Ago...

11/9/2020
Further Reading: The pollsters were wrong – again. Here's what we know so far - https://bit.ly/3k5qk93 The real reason we have an Electoral College: to protect slave states - https://bit.ly/2JBqFDI Voters Say 'No' To Ranked-Choice Voting In Mass. - https://wbur.fm/2I2GPpx Beginning Music: Glenn Gould - Goldberg Variation #5 Ending Music: Electronic - Getting Away With it (Instrumental) Remember to Register to vote! Mass Residents should go to: https://www.sec.state.ma.us/ele/ For...

Duration:00:56:13

Civil Politics Supplemental (11/3/20): VFR Election Night Special 2020

11/4/2020
A VFR Election Night 2020 extravaganza! a 3 hour broadcast hosted by members of WXOJ's weekly political shows! Civil Politics: Janra Roberts, Sue Timberlake, Michael Occupy the Airwaves: Stephen Linsky, Paki Weiland, Bob Gardner, Bruce Miller, Emikan Sudan Occupy the Airwaves airs on WXOJ-LP 103.3FM every Sunday at 10am! Music played during the...

Duration:03:02:42

Civil Politics (10/30/20): We'll See You On The Other Side

11/2/2020
Further Reading: A MAGA face mask? A Black Lives Matter T-shirt? Here’s what you can and can’t wear to vote in Texas - https://bit.ly/34EJxtw Explainer: The Electoral College and the 2020 U.S. presidential race - https://reut.rs/3kGlVdz 2020 General Election Early Vote Statistics - https://bit.ly/2TzY4Am Extra Credit - Voting in America - https://youtu.be/vQfm-6duBb8 Genes May Influence COVID-19 Risk, New Studies Hint - https://bit.ly/31Xhiop Northampton issues 1st fine for mask...

Duration:00:54:14

Civil Politics (10/23/20): A Colonizer Mentality

10/26/2020
Further Reading: Parents Of 545 Children Separated At U.S.-Mexico Border Still Can't Be Found - https://n.pr/31y8Ifn Native artifacts delay Northampton roundabout construction until at least August - https://bit.ly/37z2GiI mediaINDIGENA - https://mediaindigena.com Senate Judiciary Committee approves Amy Coney Barrett's nomination - https://cbsn.ws/3jnlxj1 Congressional Review Act - https://bit.ly/2ThYfjJ Supreme Court Allows 3-Day Extension for Pennsylvania Mail-In Ballots -...

Duration:00:55:03

Civil Politics (10/16/20): Presidential Power Up

10/19/2020
Further Reading: Inside the White House During the Syrian 'Red Line' Crisis - https://bit.ly/3nX5Q5y Obama’s drone war is a shameful part of his legacy - https://wapo.st/2SV8quB Beginning Music: Glenn Gould - Goldberg Variation #5 Ending Music: Electronic - Getting Away With it (Instrumental) Remember to Register to vote! Mass Residents should go to: https://www.sec.state.ma.us/ele/ For more Civil Politics visit our website, civilpoliticsradio.com and follow us on the socials!...

Duration:00:57:01