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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 (4/30/21): Water Under the Bridge, Baby

5/3/2021
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:00:57:25

Civil Politics (4/23/21): Well... Its a Start

4/26/2021
Further Reading: I’m Actually Glad Nancy Pelosi Thanked George Floyd for “Sacrificing” Himself - https://bit.ly/3dEDslr DOJ To Investigate Minneapolis Police Over Possible Patterns Of Excessive Force - https://n.pr/3sImozs 'It Didn't Change': North Carolina Town Demands Answers After Another Fatal Shooting - https://n.pr/3etZLcZ Bodycam Video Released After Columbus Police Fatally Shot 16-Year-Old Ma'Khia Bryant - https://n.pr/3epU9Aj H.R.51 - Washington, D.C. Admission Act -...

Duration:00:56:01

Civil Politics (4/16/21): [Multiple Expletives]

4/19/2021
Further Reading: Defense rests without Chauvin testimony at murder trial - https://bit.ly/3aegeR7 Video of fatal Chicago police shooting of 13-year-old Adam Toledo released - https://nbcnews.to/2Q6xDV0 Former Minnesota cop charged in shooting of Black motorist - https://bit.ly/3mVgObt Violent riots have broken out in Northern Ireland — here’s why - https://cnb.cx/3x1RpS0 Beginning Music: Glenn Gould - Goldberg Variation #5 Ending Music: Electronic - Getting Away With it...

Civil Politics (4/9/21): Broadcasting on a Deficit

4/12/2021
Further Reading: FACT SHEET: The American Jobs Plan - https://bit.ly/3fUO0yh Vaccine Time Twitter Bot - https://twitter.com/vaccinetime Planet Money Episode 273: When The U.S. Paid Off The Entire National Debt - https://n.pr/3fWHp6L The National Debt: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO) - https://bit.ly/39XRufO Beginning Music: Glenn Gould - Goldberg Variation #5 Ending Music: Electronic - Getting Away With it (Instrumental) Remember to Register to vote! Mass Residents should...

Duration:00:52:52

Civil Politics (4/2/21): We're Off the Model

4/5/2021
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:01:00:00

Civil Politics (3/26/21): History Doesn't Repeat, But it Rhymes

3/28/2021
Further Reading: Boulder Shooting Suspect Makes 1st Court Appearance - https://n.pr/3tTFtPT Cruz decries ‘shameless power grab’ in bill to curb state voter ID laws, let felons vote after release from prison - https://bit.ly/3rp4VuY 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,...

Duration:00:56:58

Civil Politics (3/12/21): Craving Baguettes

3/15/2021
Further Reading: Six Dr Seuss books cease publication over racist and insensitive portrayals - https://bit.ly/3vbbZPb How Dr. Seuss Responded to Critics Who Called Out His Racism - https://bit.ly/3cmmAya Why toys are more divided by gender than ever before - https://bit.ly/2Os0NwO Majority Approves Of Biden's Handling Of Pandemic, NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist Poll Finds - https://n.pr/3vejxR3 Covid pandemic: Biden eyes 4 July as ‘Independence Day’ from virus -...

Duration:00:59:07

Civil Politics (3/5/21): Change the Equation

3/12/2021
Further Reading: Three of Gov. Greg Abbott’s four coronavirus medical advisers say they weren’t directly consulted before he lifted mask mandate - https://bit.ly/3e9gJyu CPAC 2021 shows how conservatives have learned nothing about the coronavirus - https://bit.ly/3c10Es1 Hyatt criticizes CPAC over stage resembling Nazi symbol, ‘hostility’ to employees - https://bit.ly/3c7qVFn Golden Trump statue at CPAC implies he's king of the GOP. But his position isn't secure. -...

Duration:00:58:55

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