Showing posts with label More Perfect Union. Show all posts
Showing posts with label More Perfect Union. Show all posts

Thursday, September 22, 2022

More Perfect Union: 061 - Queen Elizabeth's Passing, The Future of The Monarchy and UK & US Government (audio)

In this episode, the group sits down to discuss the recent passing of Queen Elizabeth II, what this means for the UK, what the future of the monarchy might look like, the pros and cons of a monarchy, the differences between US and UK politics and much more.


Franklin.TV: A More Perfect Union (audio)
Franklin.TV: A More Perfect Union (audio)
More Perfect Union - WFPR
Discussing American Politics and Current Events
Peter Fasciano, Dr. Michael Walker Jones, Dr. Natalia Linos, Jeff Roy, Chris Woolf and Nick Remissong host a round table discussion on current events and American politics, bringing about thoughtful conversation, compelling discourse, and a look at what the future might hold for the United States.
Find all the episodes online -> https://more-perfect-union.captivate.fm/episodes  or subscribe with your favorite podcast app

Monday, September 12, 2022

More Perfect Union: 060 - Labor Day (audio)

In this episode, the group sits down to discuss the importance of Labor Day, how Unions help workers, current worker conditions and how we can better care for workers, the decline in unions and much more.


Franklin.TV: A More Perfect Union (audio)
Franklin.TV: A More Perfect Union (audio)

More Perfect Union - WFPR
Discussing American Politics and Current Events
Peter Fasciano, Dr. Michael Walker Jones, Dr. Natalia Linos, Jeff Roy, Chris Woolf and Nick Remissong host a round table discussion on current events and American politics, bringing about thoughtful conversation, compelling discourse, and a look at what the future might hold for the United States.
Find all the episodes online -> https://more-perfect-union.captivate.fm/episodes  or subscribe with your favorite podcast app

Saturday, September 3, 2022

More Perfect Union: Clean Energy, Climate Change & Massachusetts (Parts 1 & 2) (audio)

In these two episodes, the group sits down with Ted McIntyre, Franklin Resident and Climate Activist, to discuss the climate change situation and Jeff Roy's recent victory on Beacon Hill for climate change activism in Massachusetts.

This episode is a two-part conversation with Ted McIntyre on climate change in Massachusetts.

Audio link for part 1 -> https://more-perfect-union.captivate.fm/episode/059-clean-energy-climate-change-massachusetts-part-1

Audio link for part 2 -> https://more-perfect-union.captivate.fm/episode/059-clean-energy-climate-change-massachusetts-part-2

Franklin.TV: A More Perfect Union (audio)
Franklin.TV: A More Perfect Union (audio)

More Perfect Union - WFPR
Discussing American Politics and Current Events
Peter Fasciano, Dr. Michael Walker Jones, Dr. Natalia Linos, Jeff Roy, Chris Woolf and Nick Remissong host a round table discussion on current events and American politics, bringing about thoughtful conversation, compelling discourse, and a look at what the future might hold for the United States.

Wednesday, August 31, 2022

More Perfect Union: 058 - The Trump FBI Search, Why He Has A Voter Base and More (audio)

In this episode, the group delves into a collection of topics starting with the recent FBI Search and Seizure that took place on former President Trump's Mar-A-Lago home, what will happen in the coming days following this and how America's current climate allows Trump to have a platform.

Audio link -> https://more-perfect-union.captivate.fm/episode/058-the-trump-fbi-search-why-he-has-a-voter-base-and-more

Franklin.TV: A More Perfect Union (audio)
Franklin.TV: A More Perfect Union (audio)
More Perfect Union - WFPR
Discussing American Politics and Current Events
Peter Fasciano, Dr. Michael Walker Jones, Dr. Natalia Linos, Jeff Roy, Chris Woolf and Nick Remissong host a round table discussion on current events and American politics, bringing about thoughtful conversation, compelling discourse, and a look at what the future might hold for the United States.
Find all the episodes online -> https://more-perfect-union.captivate.fm/episodes  or subscribe with your favorite podcast app

Sunday, August 28, 2022

More Perfect Union: 057 - The Local News Crisis (audio)

In this episode, the group is joined by Stephen Sherlock of Franklin Matters, Alan Earls of the Franklin Observer, and Martin Luttrell, former long-time reporter for the Worcester Telegram & Gazette, to dive into the issue of "The Local News Desert" - the dissolution of smaller local news outlets, discussing the decline of readership seen by newspapers, the economics of small businesses, the importance journalism plays in your community and the online future for regional reporting.

If you'd like to learn more about Steve Sherlock and the news Franklin Matters brings to the Franklin community, you can visit their here:   https://www.franklinmatters.org/

If you'd like to learn more about Alan Earls and the reporting done from Franklin Observer, you can visit them here:   https://franklinobserver.town.news/

Audio file -> https://more-perfect-union.captivate.fm/episode/057-the-local-news-crisis

Franklin.TV: A More Perfect Union (audio)
Franklin.TV: A More Perfect Union (audio)


Monday, August 1, 2022

More Perfect Union: 055 - A History of U.S. Civil Rights and John M Harlan with Author Peter Canellos (Part 2)

In this episode, the group sits down with award-winning writer, author and former Boston Globe Editor Peter Canellos, to speak about his book 'The Great Dissenter: The Story of John Marshall Harlan, America's Judicial Hero', a look at the U.S.'s history of civil rights, how John Marshall shaped the political and economic landscape at the turn of the century and the ties that has to today.
This conversation is part one in a two-part conversation with Peter Canellos.
If you'd like to learn more about Peter Canellos, his book 'The Great Dissenter: The Story of John Marshall Harlan, America's Judicial Hero', or Peter's other works, you can visit his website here:  https://peterscanellos.com/
Franklin.TV: A More Perfect Union (audio)
Franklin.TV: A More Perfect Union (audio)

Sunday, July 24, 2022

More Perfect Union: 055 - A History of U.S. Civil Rights and John Marshall with Author Peter Canellos (Part 1)

In this episode, the group sits down with award-winning writer, author and former Boston Globe Editor Peter Canellos, to speak about his book 'The Great Dissenter: The Story of John Marshall Harlan, America's Judicial Hero', a look at the U.S.'s history of civil rights, how John Marshall shaped the political and economic landscape at the turn of the century and the ties that has to today.
This conversation is part one in a two-part conversation with Peter Canellos.
If you'd like to learn more about Peter Canellos, his book 'The Great Dissenter: The Story of John Marshall Harlan, America's Judicial Hero', or Peter's other works, you can visit his website here:  https://peterscanellos.com/
Franklin.TV: A More Perfect Union (audio)
Franklin.TV: A More Perfect Union (audio)

Thursday, July 14, 2022

More Perfect Union: 054 - The Roe v. Wade Decision (audio)

In this episode, the group sits down with Dr. Britney Butler and Mass State Senator Rebecca Rausch to discuss the recent Supreme Court ruling reversing Roe v. Wade; what this means for Americans, who and where will be affected by this, what we can do now and what the future holds for us.

Audio link -> https://more-perfect-union.captivate.fm/episode/054-the-roe-v-wade-decision

More Perfect Union:  054 - The Roe v. Wade Decision (audio)
More Perfect Union:  054 - The Roe v. Wade Decision (audio)

Friday, July 8, 2022

More Perfect Union: 054 - Responsible Gun Ownership and Legislation - Part 2 (audio)

In this episode, the group continues their discussion with firearms trainers and educators Michael Cox, and Robert and Stavroula MacQuarrie, to discuss responsible firearm ownership, the future of firearm legislation in Congress, the importance of education and proper firearm safety.

Michael Cox is a firearm safety and training coordinator at Safe Insight. You can learn more about Michael and the work Safe Insight does at their website:

https://www.safeinsight.net/home

Stavroula hosts an informational YouTube channel discussing concealed carry, firearm instruction and personal safety called "She Equips Herself."

You can learn more here:

www.youtube.com/c/SheEquipsHerself

Audio file -> https://more-perfect-union.captivate.fm/episode/053-responsible-gun-ownership-and-legislation-part-2

Franklin.TV: A More Perfect Union (audio)
Franklin.TV: A More Perfect Union (audio)

Saturday, June 25, 2022

More Perfect Union: 053 - Responsible Gun Ownership and Legislation - Part 1 (audio)

In this episode, the group sit down with firearms trainers and educators Michael Cox, and Robert and Stavroula MacQuarrie, to discuss responsible firearm ownership, the future of firearm legislation in Congress, the importance of education and proper firearm safety.

Michael Cox is a firearm safety and training coordinator at Safe Insight. You can learn more about Michael and the work Safe Insight does at their website:  https://www.safeinsight.net/home

Stavroula hosts an informational YouTube channel discussing concealed carry, firearm instruction and personal safety called "She Equips Herself".

You can learn more here:  www.youtube.com/c/SheEquipsHerself

Episode audio -> https://player.captivate.fm/episode/f8351b7c-9b20-42c6-8ea7-03d25dd05bde

Franklin.TV: A More Perfect Union (audio)
Franklin.TV: A More Perfect Union (audio)

Sunday, June 19, 2022

More Perfect Union: 051 - Gun Rights, Mental Health and Uvalde TX (audio)

In this episode, the group sits down with Robert and Stavroula, two firearms instructors from Franklin MA, to talk about the current gun laws in America; the problems around mental health and gun access Robert sees as a police officer, why the U.S. continues to see shootings like the one in Uvalde TX, and what action needs to be taken to see real change.

Stavroula hosts an informational Youtube channel discussing concealed carry, firearm instruction and personal safety called "She Equips Herself".

You can learn more here:  https://www.youtube.com/c/SheEquipsHerself

Audio link -> https://more-perfect-union.captivate.fm/episode/051-gun-rights-mental-health-and-uvalde-tx

Franklin.TV: A More Perfect Union (audio)
A More Perfect Union wfpr.fm (audio)

Sunday, June 12, 2022

More Perfect Union: 050 - A Conversation With Obama Staffer & MA State Senator Eric Lesser (audio)

"In this episode, the group is joined by MA State Senator Eric Lesser to talk about his campaign for Lieutenant Governor, time as an MA state senator, working with the Obama administration and in the White House, and what he hopes to accomplish as the LT. Governor."

Episode audio link ->  https://more-perfect-union.captivate.fm/episode/050-a-conversation-with-obama-staffer-ma-state-senator-eric-lesser

Note: The episode was recorded before the State Democratic Convention held June 3-4, 2022.  Lesser is one of three candidates qualified for the Democratic primary ballot in September 2022.

Franklin.TV: A More Perfect Union (audio)
Franklin.TV: A More Perfect Union (audio)

Friday, June 3, 2022

More Perfect Union: 049 - The Supreme Courts History, Missteps, and Where We're Headed In The Future (audio)

"In this episode, the group sits down to continue their discussion of the Supreme Court; recounting the history of the Courts System, famous cases, where's they've missed the mark in the past and what the future of the Supreme Court might look like.'

Audio link -> https://more-perfect-union.captivate.fm/episode/049-the-supreme-courts-history-missteps-and-where-were-headed-in-the-future 

Franklin.TV: A More Perfect Union (audio)
Franklin.TV: A More Perfect Union (audio)

Friday, May 20, 2022

More Perfect Union - wfpr: 048 - Roe V. Wade (with Jesse Mermell) (audio)

"In this episode, the group sits down with Jesse Mermell to talk about the pending Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision; what that decision would mean for the U.S., the policies in states like Texas that has made abortion more difficult, the work in front of America to better protect women with legislation, and what listeners can do to help."

Audio file -> https://more-perfect-union.captivate.fm/episode/048-roe-v-wade-with-jesse-mermell 

Franklin.TV: A More Perfect Union (audio)
More Perfect Union - wfpr: 048 - Roe V. Wade (with Jesse Mermell) (audio)
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Saturday, May 7, 2022

More Perfect Union: 046 - MA Attorney General Candidates (With Quentin Palfrey and Shannon Liss-Riordan) (audio)

"In this episode, the group is joined by two of the candidates running for the position of Massachusetts Attorney General; Quentin Palfrey and Shannon Liss-Riordan. The two discuss their backgrounds in government and law, the issues facing the Mass Attorney General's office currently, what they'd aim to achieve if elected and so much more. "

Audio link ->  https://more-perfect-union.captivate.fm/episode/046-ma-attorney-general-with-quentin-palfrey-and-shannon-liss-riordan

More Perfect Union:  046 - MA Attorney General Candidates
More Perfect Union:  046 - MA Attorney General Candidates

 

Monday, April 25, 2022

More Perfect Union: 045 - Ukraine And War (With Guest Chris Woolf) (audio)

"In this episode, the group is joined by former BBC and WGBH radio voice Chris Woolf to discuss the ongoing war in Ukraine, Chris's time in Afghanistan reporting from the country, similarities and differences between the two, what it's like in a warring country and so much more."

More Perfect Union: 045 - Ukraine And War (With Guest Chris Woolf) (audio)
More Perfect Union: 045 - Ukraine And War (With Guest Chris Woolf) (audio)

Friday, April 22, 2022

More Perfect Union: 044 - MASS State Auditor Candidates Chris Dempsey and Diana DiZoglio (audio)

In this episode, the group is joined by Massachusetts State Auditor candidates Chris Dempsey and Diana DiZoglio to talk about what the job entails, what problems face Massachusetts what they aim to accomplish in this position.

Audio file -> https://more-perfect-union.captivate.fm/episode/044-massachusetts-state-auditors-chris-dempsey-and-diana-dizoglio 

044 - MASS State Auditor Candidates Chris Dempsey and Diana DiZoglio (audio)
044 - MASS State Auditor Candidates Chris Dempsey and Diana DiZoglio (audio)

Saturday, February 26, 2022

More Perfect Union -> "COVID and Seniors" (audio)

"In this episode, the group is rejoined with Frank Falvey to discuss the current COVID climate and the effects it's had on senior citizens; what it's like being a senior during this time, the disproportionate negative effects it's had on seniors, what has been done to aid this group and what more still needs to happen."

Audio file -> https://more-perfect-union.captivate.fm/episode/042-covid-and-seniors


More Perfect Union - episode 042
More Perfect Union - episode 042

Wednesday, February 23, 2022

More Perfect Union - episode 041: The Supreme Court; How It Works, It's History And What's Happening Now

"In this episode, the group sits down to discuss what the Supreme Court means to the U.S., how it works, it's history some of the cases up for decision in the court right now, the political lean of Supreme Court members and so much more."

Audio file -> https://more-perfect-union.captivate.fm/episode/supreme-court 

More Perfect Union - episode 041
More Perfect Union - episode 041

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Monday, December 27, 2021

More Perfect Union: 039 - Holiday Traditions; How Christmas Came To Be, The Story of Hanukkah and more (audio)

"In this episode, the group talks about holiday traditions; the story of Hanukkah and what it means to the Jewish people, how Santa and Christmas formed into what they are today, the story of St. Nicholas and more."

The More Perfect Union cast -> 

Peter Fasciano, Dr. Michael Walker Jones, Natalia Linos and State Representative Jeff Roy host a round table discussion on current events and American politics, bringing about thoughtful conversation, compelling discourse, and a look at what the future might hold for the United States.

Audio file ->  https://more-perfect-union.captivate.fm/episode/039-holiday-traditions-how-christmas-came-to-be-the-story-of-hanukkah-and-more


More Perfect Union:  039 - Holiday Traditions; How Christmas Came To Be, The Story of Hanukkah and more
More Perfect Union:  039 - Holiday Traditions; How Christmas Came To Be, The Story of Hanukkah and more