No James Bond or other high-roller types here. We touched on the current 3 casino/1 slot parlor bill in debate on Beacon Hill. It seems certain to pass this time. Fortuitousness (no gambling pun intended), Mike went to a Suffolk Law Rappaport Center program yesterday on the broader subject. The speaker was William Eadington, University […]

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It’s highly likely that MA will take the first giant step to casinos. We’ll do an update show today. We’ll talk economic realities, as well as fantasies. Join us live here at 2:30 PM Eastern today, Tuesday, September 27th. You can always hear it later at that URL, here at Left Ahead, or on iTunes.

Activist Lee Podcast

September 20, 2011 | Leave a Comment

Looking first for a preliminary win next week, then to unseat the Boston District 2 Councilor in November, Suzanne Lee spoke about her broad, deep platform. The long-time educator and community activist has a detailed set of goals and ways to get there. See her campaign site’s Issues section for the nine areas. Lee seems […]

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Suzanne Lee joins us Tuesday, September 20th, at 2:30 PM Eastern. She’s running for Boston City Council District 2, looking to unseat two-term incumbent Bill Linehan. The preliminary that determines which two of the three candidates square off in November happens on 9/27. She comes to the campaign from a long-term career in education and […]

Short-term, there’s a good chance that the transgender rights bill will finally become law this year in MA. Our guests today point to a lot of education of the public and legislators over the years, as well as executive and lawmaker support right now. Kara Suffredini and Gunner Scott, executive directors respectively of MassEquality and […]

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The very human face of civil rights is at BMG now in the form of an open letter from parents of their transgender children. They address the real issues underlying the rights bills under consideration on Beacon Hill. We find it disgraceful that anti-LGBT forces lie about this. With a vast number of basic human […]

It’s the time and we have the key players next week. The Transgender Equal Rights Bill (H.502/S.764) is overdue and coming up for a fight on Beacon Hill. The executive directors of MassEquality, Kara Suffredini, and of MA Transgender Political Coalition, Gunner Scott, join us. If you can listen here in Wednesday, September 14th, at […]