In a fit of self-indulgence, co-host Mike Ball filled in the week before New Year’s with a short show about a splendid and odd MA marriage law. He has availed himself of the one-day designation of solemnization law four times…and heartily recommends it.
Until recently when CA copied our law, we were the only state where […]

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In what seems like a pattern, our show will be at an odd day and time on the last day of Chanukkah/between Christmas and New Year’s, on Wednesday, Dec. 28th at 10 AM. This one will be a self-indulgent half hour with Mike talking about how ordinary folk in MA can perform (solemnize) marriages.
For many […]

The spectrum or range or continuity of human sexuality was today’s show topic with Robyn Ochs. She is a workshop leader, sometimes professor and prolific author on gender identity and sexuality. Her website is here, replete with a link to her most noted book, Getting Bi: Voices of Bisexuals Around the World.
We ran a […]

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Steve Grossman talked casinos, commissioners, goals, and site awards with us for the law in place to allow three casinos and a single slots parlor in MA. The public wants action — revenue, short and long-term jobs, and other proof that large-scale commercial gambling (euphemistically gaming) beyond the lottery is the right thing to do.
Treasurer […]

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Steve Grossman with join us for a session on casinos, following the recent enabling legislation. We’ll try to maximize with focus — like what is the real aim of expanded gambling, whether fully fleshed out proposals or just down and dirty bidding will determine locations and features, and can we ensure as some cities and […]

2012 Update Podcast

December 13, 2011 | Leave a Comment

Well, two of us had a good time. Ryan and Mike blathered at their best on the 2012 elections, specifically the rapid changes to the MA US Senate battle on the Dem side and the POTUS one on the GOP side.
Listen in if you have the time and temperament.
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OK, we learned what Mara Dolan meant with she and MA Sen. Jamie Eldridge coming up with a Policypalooza. Listen in on the player below as she talks about what’s in the works in the next couple of months. There’ll be policy days when Dems around the commonwealth can gather for sessions focusing on big […]

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The fancy, more visual, kinder version of this podcast joins with us tomorrow. We reset Mara Dolan’s Policypalooza (her term) announcement, and more, for tomorrow, Thursday, Dec. 8th, at 2:30 PM Eastern.
If you can join us live do so then by clicking here. If you can’t, catch the show on demand later at that […]