This was a quick hit today in several ways. Notably, our host had connection problems, dropping one and then both of us a few times. So, the show is about 20 minutes with some dead air near the end, as Mike scrambled to reconnect with a different phone to close.
We touch on the Murdoch family, […]

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The hugely powerful generally skate and the aged Rupert Murdoch apparently expects to do so. That’s not likely.
Join us Tuesday, 7/26 at 2:30 PM Eastern as we look beyond recent events. Sure, his corporation lost a lot of paper value. Sure, he felt he had to back out of a big media deal. Sure, he […]

In a welcome surprise, John Hosty-Grinnell joined Ryan and Mike for most of today’s show. The blogger/activist added his insights to our analysis of what follows the NY state marriage-equality victory and the RI tepid civil-union thingummy.
We extrapolated from the passage of SSM in Albany beyond to Maine, California and other potential transition states. […]

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Big and small doings on marriage equality will be our show tomorrow, Tuesday, July 12th. Ryan and Mike will talk about what did and did not happen in New York and Rhode Island.
You can catch it live at 2:30 PM Eastern here. Afterward, you can get it on demand there, back here at Left Ahead […]

Illegal Guns Off the Street Podcast

July 5, 2011 | Comments Off

Boston doesn’t have a gun problem so much as a gun-trafficking problem, said our guest today. Nancy Robinson heads Citizens for Safety.
Listen in as she describes efforts coordinated with law enforcement and others aiming to get illegal guns out of the hands and pockets of criminals and youth. She describes the small set of […]

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