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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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Episodes

Civil Politics (2/23/24): Values Added

2/24/2024
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! Don't miss another episode - subscribe to our podcast (iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, and more!) Support Civil Politics by donating to the tip jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/civilpoliticsradio This podcast is a member of the Planetside Podcast Network. Visit PlanetsidePodcasts.com to find other Planetside Productions! Send us your feedback online: https://pinecast.com/feedback/civilpoliticsradio/6b3f48b8-affd-4e6e-b964-3f8b8b11251d

Duration:00:57:28

Civil Politics (2/16/24): Crisis on Infinite Borders

2/17/2024
Further Reading: Democrat Tom Suozzi wins New York race to succeed George Santos in Congress - LINK Nassau County Special Election Results - LINK Part One: Robert E. Lee: A Lifetime of Failure | BEHIND THE BASTARDS - VIDEO LINK Progressives are uneasy with Democrats tilting right on immigration after N.Y. race - LINK Donald Trump ordered to pay over $350m in New York financial fraud case - LINK Minimum wage in the United States - Wiki LINK Pharma CEOs grilled by senators over sky-high drug prices - LINK 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! Don't miss another episode - subscribe to our podcast (iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, and more!) Support Civil Politics by donating to the tip jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/civilpoliticsradio This podcast is a member of the Planetside Podcast Network. Visit PlanetsidePodcasts.com to find other Planetside Productions! Send us your feedback online: https://pinecast.com/feedback/civilpoliticsradio/3a759534-1626-420c-81d2-35e3810252ad

Duration:00:56:18

Civil Politics (2/2/24): Brave Opinions

2/3/2024
Further Reading: Trump ally Jim Jordan subpoenas Fani Willis for potential grant money misuse - LINK Pennsylvania man Justin Mohn father shot before before being beheaded: district attorney - LINK US sanctions Israeli settlers over West Bank violence - LINK Alleged migrant attack on NYC police sparks political uproar - LINK NYPD officers will have to record race of people they question under new police transparency law - LINK US Muslim group condemns Pelosi for saying Gaza ceasefire protests have Russia link - LINK US carries out strikes in Iraq and Syria against Iran-linked targets - LINK 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! Don't miss another episode - subscribe to our podcast (iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, and more!) Support Civil Politics by donating to the tip jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/civilpoliticsradio This podcast is a member of the Planetside Podcast Network. Visit PlanetsidePodcasts.com to find other Planetside Productions! Send us your feedback online: https://pinecast.com/feedback/civilpoliticsradio/9733d655-8aaf-4e13-8ea1-7f39ac31a3fe

Duration:00:57:34

Civil Politics (1/19/24): Bill of Opinions

1/20/2024
Tonight we welcomed Bill Newman and Dan Torres Co-host and producer of the WHMP show on Talk the Talk! Further Reading: How Donald Trump Answers A Question - LINK (Youtube) How Bernie Sanders Answers A Question - LINK (Youtube) 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! Don't miss another episode - subscribe to our podcast (iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, and more!) Support Civil Politics by donating to the tip jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/civilpoliticsradio This podcast is a member of the Planetside Podcast Network. Visit PlanetsidePodcasts.com to find other Planetside Productions! Send us your feedback online: https://pinecast.com/feedback/civilpoliticsradio/68f6cbbb-26a1-49a1-a930-5c570fda1d89

Duration:00:58:17

Civil Politics (1/5/24): Tunnel Targets

1/6/2024
Further Reading: Bernie Sanders calls on Congress to block funding to Israel - LINK Updated indictment adds details to bribery conspiracy charges against Sen. Menendez - LINK Why is Israel pumping sea water into tunnels under Gaza? - LINK Former Israeli Hostage Calls on Netanyahu to Declare a Ceasefire in Gaza - LINK Biden marks Jan. 6 anniversary by calling Trump a threat to democracy and freedom - LINK TikTok 'Tunnel girl' told to stop building tunnel under her Northern Virginia home - LINK Supreme Court agrees to hear Colorado case over Trump's 2024 ballot eligibility - LINK Complaint challenges Trump's ballot access in Massachusetts - LINK 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! Don't miss another episode - subscribe to our podcast (iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, and more!) Support Civil Politics by donating to the tip jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/civilpoliticsradio This podcast is a member of the Planetside Podcast Network. Visit PlanetsidePodcasts.com to find other Planetside Productions! Send us your feedback online: https://pinecast.com/feedback/civilpoliticsradio/86b85c42-148c-450f-b821-df2585a3224f

Duration:01:05:49

Civil Politics (12/29/23): Coleiding Perspectives

12/30/2023
This episode we welcomed Cole Nasrallah - Professor of Philosophy Critical Thinking and Logic in Las Vegas decolonizepalestine.com Further Reading: Trump legal team wants Maine's secretary of state to recuse herself from ballot decision - LINK Resisting greenwashing in the Naqab: Unity Intifada continues - LINK Israel Greenwashing - LINK Bethlehem’s bombed-out nativity sculpture sends a powerful message - LINK Several Palestinians killed in Israeli raid amid surging West Bank violence, officials say - LINK What Israelis Think of the War With Hamas - LINK Israeli air strikes kill two workers at Syria's Damascus airport, official says - LINK Israel says time running out to reach diplomatic solution in Lebanon - LINK Amnesty International says Israeli forces wounded Lebanese civilians with white phosphorus - LINK Gaza media office says 100 journalists killed since Israeli attacks began - LINK 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! Don't miss another episode - subscribe to our podcast (iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, and more!) Support Civil Politics by donating to the tip jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/civilpoliticsradio This podcast is a member of the Planetside Podcast Network. Visit PlanetsidePodcasts.com to find other Planetside Productions! Send us your feedback online: https://pinecast.com/feedback/civilpoliticsradio/a4a96dee-1d36-4fda-ae29-6ad08175ea62

Duration:00:58:23

Civil Politics (12/22/23): Where Does the Buck Stop Again?

12/23/2023
Further Reading: Colorado Supreme Court rules Trump is disqualified from presidency for Jan. 6 riot - LINK 14th Amendment cases challenging Trump's eligibility thrust courts into unknown territory - LINK Trump recorded pressuring Wayne County canvassers not to certify 2020 vote - LINK Trump tells Supreme Court to stay out of immunity dispute; Jack Smith calls it essential high court weigh in - LINK A “Delicate Matter”: Clarence Thomas’ Private Complaints About Money Sparked Fears He Would Resign - LINK Rudy Giuliani files for bankruptcy days after being ordered to pay $148 million in defamation case - LINK Elon Musk jabs back at John Oliver for 'Last Week Tonight' story - LINK Elon Musk: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO) - LINK Judge ordered release of people named in court documents related to Jeffrey Epstein, not his client list - LINK How (un)popular is Joe Biden? - LINK 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! Don't miss another episode - subscribe to our podcast (iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, and more!) Support Civil Politics by donating to the tip jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/civilpoliticsradio This podcast is a member of the Planetside Podcast Network. Visit PlanetsidePodcasts.com to find other Planetside Productions! Send us your feedback online: https://pinecast.com/feedback/civilpoliticsradio/2ac7100d-b847-4ed3-9fa4-329a86bf6815

Duration:00:57:59

Civil Politics (12/8/23): Someone Stuff Vivek in a Locker

12/9/2023
Further Reading: 3 winners and 1 loser from the fourth Republican presidential debate - LINK Who’s on stage for the 4th GOP debate? - LINK Andrew Yang wants to sell you universal basic income. Beware if you have disabilities.- LINK Ramaswamy defends debunked conspiracy theories he shared at Republican debate - LINK Washington Post journalists launch historic 24-hour strike - LINK He quit the State Department over US support for Israel. Here's why he did it (YouTube) - LINK New York Times report says Israel knew about Hamas attack over a year in advance - LINK 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! Don't miss another episode - subscribe to our podcast (iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, and more!) Support Civil Politics by donating to the tip jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/civilpoliticsradio This podcast is a member of the Planetside Podcast Network. Visit PlanetsidePodcasts.com to find other Planetside Productions! Send us your feedback online: https://pinecast.com/feedback/civilpoliticsradio/2ec19d6d-1a44-407d-90d5-576cbf4d7894

Duration:00:57:52

Civil Politics Supplemental (12/5/23): The New Dark Ages

12/5/2023
A recording of an off the air conversation about Kissinger, AI, and how our politicians conduct themselves today. 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! Don't miss another episode - subscribe to our podcast (iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, and more!) Support Civil Politics by donating to the tip jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/civilpoliticsradio This podcast is a member of the Planetside Podcast Network. Visit PlanetsidePodcasts.com to find other Planetside Productions! Send us your feedback online: https://pinecast.com/feedback/civilpoliticsradio/054f87b6-7f47-4c18-910c-007ff6596a37

Duration:00:11:26

Civil Politics (12/1/23): The Antithesis of Civil Politics

12/2/2023
Further Reading: Henry Kissinger, dominant US diplomat of Cold War era, dies aged 100 - LINK Rare Earth - Death Of A Nation: The Khmer Rouge's Cambodia - Youtube What Henry Kissinger wrought - LINK Tesla sues Sweden as strikes target carmaker - LINK Some SAG-AFTRA members are concerned about AI provisions in tentative deal - LINK Elon Musk tells advertisers: ‘Go f--- yourself’ - LINK UAW begins drive to unionize workers at Tesla, Toyota and other non-unionized automakers - LINK Elon Musk calls strikes ‘insane’ as Swedish workers take on Tesla - LINK 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! Don't miss another episode - subscribe to our podcast (iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, and more!) Support Civil Politics by donating to the tip jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/civilpoliticsradio This podcast is a member of the Planetside Podcast Network. Visit PlanetsidePodcasts.com to find other Planetside Productions! Send us your feedback online: https://pinecast.com/feedback/civilpoliticsradio/9ea37d71-ff38-428d-b5ae-ca4e557928b6

Duration:00:57:06

Civil Politics (11/24/23): War. War Never Changes.

11/25/2023
Further Reading: “Thank God for the Atom Bomb” by Paul Fussell - LINK 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! Don't miss another episode - subscribe to our podcast (iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, and more!) Support Civil Politics by donating to the tip jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/civilpoliticsradio This podcast is a member of the Planetside Podcast Network. Visit PlanetsidePodcasts.com to find other Planetside Productions! Send us your feedback online: https://pinecast.com/feedback/civilpoliticsradio/78e5e372-d775-4baf-883c-987cda238a12

Duration:00:56:37

Civil Politics (11/17/23): Its Not a War.

11/18/2023
Remember to donate to Valley Free Radio, and support free speech in the Pioneer Valley! Go to www.valleyfreeradio.org/donate! Civil Politics is moving to Fridays at 6pm starting in the new year!! Further Reading: House passes a stopgap bill to avert a government shutdown - LINK Texas Republicans divided on funding bill that would prevent a government shutdown - LINK GOP senator challenges Teamsters head to a fight in a fiery exchange at a hearing - LINK Trump's "vermin" speech again draws scrutiny to extreme rhetoric - LINK 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! Don't miss another episode - subscribe to our podcast (iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, and more!) Support Civil Politics by donating to the tip jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/civilpoliticsradio This podcast is a member of the Planetside Podcast Network. Visit PlanetsidePodcasts.com to find other Planetside Productions! Send us your feedback online: https://pinecast.com/feedback/civilpoliticsradio/527c058a-8f57-4dca-a734-ba49b43d4fc1

Duration:00:58:53

Civil Politics (10/27/23): Election Spotlight: Garrick Perry and Other News

10/28/2023
Further Reading: Northampton, MA to Honor The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles With TMNT Manhole Covers - LINK After historic strike, Kaiser Permanente workers win 21% raise over 4 years - LINK Ford, UAW reach tentative deal to end strike including record pay raise - LINK House elects Mike Johnson as Speaker, ending GOP chaos - LINK https://twitter.com/sagaftra/status/1717370817217171747 https://twitter.com/JoshuaPHilll/status/1717237239791427878 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! Don't miss another episode - subscribe to our podcast (iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, and more!) Support Civil Politics by donating to the tip jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/civilpoliticsradio This podcast is a member of the Planetside Podcast Network. Visit PlanetsidePodcasts.com to find other Planetside Productions! Send us your feedback online: https://pinecast.com/feedback/civilpoliticsradio/4c20b6bd-cb85-4ce4-a84b-a6d37e5eda37

Duration:00:56:02

Civil Politics (10/20/23): Election Spotlight 2023: Marissa Elkins and David Murphy (At-Large City Council)

10/21/2023
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 tip jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/civilpoliticsradio This podcast is a member of the Planetside Podcast Network. Visit PlanetsidePodcasts.com to find other Planetside Productions! Send us your feedback online: https://pinecast.com/feedback/civilpoliticsradio/94fa5181-0a3e-4889-b5e2-a364759e0226

Duration:00:57:52

Civil Politics (10/13/23): Legislation, Precedence, and Vibes

10/14/2023
Further Reading: Palestinian killed as Israeli settlers attack West Bank town of Huwara - LINK Netanyahu sets up emergency Israeli unity government and war cabinet - LINK As desperation in Gaza grows, Israel pledges to block vital aid until Hamas releases hostages - LINK Israel's reservists drop everything and rush home - LINK SAG-AFTRA - A Message From Your Negotiating Committee - LINK Ford says it’s at the limit on how much it can spend to get new contract with striking autoworkers - LINK (Human Rights Watch) Israel: White Phosphorus Used in Gaza, Lebanon - LINK 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! Don't miss another episode - subscribe to our podcast (iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, and more!) Support Civil Politics by donating to the tip jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/civilpoliticsradio This podcast is a member of the Planetside Podcast Network. Visit PlanetsidePodcasts.com to find other Planetside Productions! Send us your feedback online: https://pinecast.com/feedback/civilpoliticsradio/4b5f567c-3061-4e54-9657-4d69bc5d850b

Duration:00:56:33

Civil Politics (10/6/23): More Light than Heat

10/7/2023
Paki Wieland (masslive.com - Paki Wieland) visits us and tells us about her recent trip to Beacon Hill Further Reading: S.1487: Resolutions to embrace the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons and move the US back from the brink of nuclear war - malegislature.gov/Bills/193/S1487 S.1488: Resolve providing for an investigation and study by a special commission relative to the existential threats posed by nuclear weapons and climate change to the commonwealth of Massachusetts - malegislature.gov/Bills/193/S1488 A time of unprecedented danger: It is 90 seconds to midnight - thebulletin.org/doomsday-clock/ Disney and Marvel VFX Unionization Likely to Spur More: This Is About ‘Respect for the Work We Do’ - LINK Kaiser Permanente workers announce an official strike date - LINK ‘The Drew Barrymore’ Show To Return Without Head Writers; Seeks New Scribes - LINK Community Forum on the Ukraine War Oct 16th, 2023 - calendar.time.ly/y6mj50q5/event/76956422 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! Don't miss another episode - subscribe to our podcast (iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, and more!) Support Civil Politics by donating to the tip jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/civilpoliticsradio This podcast is a member of the Planetside Podcast Network. Visit PlanetsidePodcasts.com to find other Planetside Productions! Send us your feedback online: https://pinecast.com/feedback/civilpoliticsradio/fc8aaae2-18cd-40d5-9799-27895ce07404

Duration:00:55:41

Civil Politics (9/29/23): Like a Bag of Cats

9/30/2023
Further Reading: Biden's message to striking auto workers: 'You deserve a significant raise' - LINK Late Night Is Back! Find Out When Your Favorites Are Returning After the 148-Day Writers' Strike - LINK Summary of the 2023 WGA MBA - LINK UAW again threatens to expand strikes at Detroit automakers if progress isn’t made by Friday - LINK SAG-AFTRA Members Approve Video Game Strike Authorization Vote With 98.32% Yes Vote - LINK Kaiser Permanente workers announce an official strike date - LINK Tim Scott praises Reagan firing strikers when asked about historic auto walkout - LINK Free COVID19 Tests are available again!!! Go to covidtests.gov 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! Don't miss another episode - subscribe to our podcast (iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, and more!) Support Civil Politics by donating to the tip jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/civilpoliticsradio This podcast is a member of the Planetside Podcast Network. Visit PlanetsidePodcasts.com to find other Planetside Productions! Send us your feedback online: https://pinecast.com/feedback/civilpoliticsradio/587ece8e-4be4-4b27-b6a9-bcd63929e6b1

Duration:00:55:00

Civil Politics (9/22/23): Fashion Police... Arrest This Man He's Wearing Shorts

9/23/2023
Sunak delays UK petrol car ban, seeking voter support on climate - Link Ford UK says any delay on government petrol car ban risks EV transition - Link UNITE HERE! Local 11 - unitehere11.org United Auto Workers threaten to expand targeted strike if there is no substantive progress by Friday - Link SAG-AFTRA can't tell performers not to work on Dancing With The Stars, despite WGA pressure - Link Political divide emerges on Ukraine aid package as Zelenskyy heads to Washington - Link Picketers Outside ‘The View’ Guardedly Optimistic About Reported Progress In WGA Strike Talks: “Seems That It’s Kind Of For Real” - Link Senate ditches dress code as Fetterman and others choose casual clothes - Link 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! Don't miss another episode - subscribe to our podcast (iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, and more!) Support Civil Politics by donating to the tip jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/civilpoliticsradio This podcast is a member of the Planetside Podcast Network. Visit PlanetsidePodcasts.com to find other Planetside Productions! Send us your feedback online: https://pinecast.com/feedback/civilpoliticsradio/1520ad07-a76a-47f1-a7e9-8c276ad31940

Duration:00:56:53

Civil Politics (9/15/23): Is it Really Ageist Though? Really?

9/16/2023
Rep. Nancy Pelosi is running for reelection - https://n.pr/46bofAH UAW chief says offers from Detroit companies are inadequate, says union is ready to go on strike - https://bit.ly/468yRjW Interactive Media (Video Game) Strike Authorization 2023 - https://bit.ly/45SNvvT As House Republicans bicker, the government shutdown threat grows - https://n.pr/3Lko9i7 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! Don't miss another episode - subscribe to our podcast (iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, and more!) Support Civil Politics by donating to the tip jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/civilpoliticsradio This podcast is a member of the Planetside Podcast Network. Visit PlanetsidePodcasts.com to find other Planetside Productions! Send us your feedback online: https://pinecast.com/feedback/civilpoliticsradio/15326cb0-4df4-40ae-8512-40c0503b8665

Duration:00:53:09

Civil Politics (9/8/23): Culture and Efficiency

9/9/2023
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! Don't miss another episode - subscribe to our podcast (iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, and more!) Support Civil Politics by donating to the tip jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/civilpoliticsradio This podcast is a member of the Planetside Podcast Network. Visit PlanetsidePodcasts.com to find other Planetside Productions! Send us your feedback online: https://pinecast.com/feedback/civilpoliticsradio/a95e4671-21f4-4997-a884-3bf5865191c8

Duration:00:56:42