Want conflict? Just mention urban cyclists! Liveable Street’s blogger Steve Miller joins us to talk safety, the likelihood of jolly coexistence and more. He works for the Harvard School of Public Health and is known in transit as the founder of Hub on Wheels as well as on Boston and Cambridge’s bike advisory boards.
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We talked today about the first debate between Scott Brown and Elizabeth Warren last week. It was a real confrontation between the incumbent Senator and the challenger. We’re certain to see and hear more nastiness from Brown in the next three debates. Monday will be bout 2 at UMASS/Lowell.
Listen in as we recap the highlights […]

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The four tent poles holding up Sen. Scott Brown’s campaign are all shaky, said today’s guest. ProgressMass‘ communications director, Mathew Helman, contrasted Brown’s rhetoric and his voting record.
We didn’t get to go point by point, but those are available online. ProgressMass has a sub-site for the topic, including a compact PDF file detailing specifics in […]

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On the edge of the four debates between Sen. Scott Brown and challenger Elizabeth Warren, what he stands for and votes for are very big deals. Mathew Helman, communications director of ProgressMass, breaks down where Republican Brown’s rhetoric diverges from his real record in the U.S. Senate. Hear what Brown is not telling the people […]

Donkey Time Podcast

September 11, 2012 | Leave a Comment

We intended to chat up the DNC convention today. Of course, in context, that meant contrasting the Republican one with it, looking at both the content and power of both, and extrapolating the November results.
Every optimistic, Ryan was buoyed. Ever the worrywart, Mike was cautious. However, both agreed that the Obama team won. Romney/(the other) […]

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As threatened last week, we’ll kick around the Dem convention this time. We’ve had the weekend plus to consider.
If you can join us live do so on September 11th, Tuesday, at 2:30 PM Eastern here. The show will be available afterward at that URL, back here at Left Ahead and on our iTunes page.

Ryan and Mike has a good time recapping the GOP doings in Tampa. Rather, the non-doings, as it was all too plain that the Republicans abjectly failed to provide any reason to vote for Romney/Ryan instead of against Obama/Biden. The speakers, including the candidates, gave no details, not specifics, no proposals and no plans to […]

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