Jeff Santos Show 1/31/17

GUESTS FOR TUESDAY JANUARY 31, 2017: Supreme Court Watch.... The President Announces His Nominee Tonight!... And Teacher Tuesday With The Badass Teachers!... DeVos Passes Round One!... Will She Get Through The Full Senate?... It's Teacher Tuesday, on the day that Betsy DeVos' nomination for Education Secretary was approved by the Senate Education Committee!... No Dems on the Committee voted for Ms. DeVos!... Some GOP members have said they may not support her in the full vote.!... Do YOU think she'll be confirmed?... And The President has promised to announce his first Supreme Court Nominee later today!... Do YOU think the Democrats should give the new nominee the Merrick Garland treatment?... Join The Conversation!

- John Businger, former MA state Rep (D-Brookline, serving for 28 years!) and chief advocate for the Boston North-South Station Rail Link. We're remembering Nixon today, John will reflect on his memories of the Impeachment of President Nixon.

- Teacher Tuesday! with long-time Teacher Tuesday contributor Marla Kilfoyle, a New York state teacher and General Manager of the Badass Teachers Association.

- Robert Kraig, Executive Director, Citizen Action of Wisconsin.

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Jeff Santos Show 1/30/17

GUESTS FOR MONDAY JANUARY 30, 2017: Mondays With John Nichols & Earl Bender!... Re-Visiting The Words & Wisdom Of President Jimmy Carter!... In light of the President's recent Executive Order barring Muslims and non-Christian residents of certain majority-Muslim countries, we're going to go back in time and listen to the famous "Crisis of Confidence" speech, more commonly referred to as the "Malaise Speech" by then President Jimmy Carter in July of 1979!... Are YOU concerned that we're heading towards a full-on "Muslim Ban?"... 12 Republican Senators and even former VP Dick Cheney(!) think this is an ill-advised move by the President!... Join The Conversation!

- John Nichols, National Affairs Correspondent for the Nation Magazine and co-author of the book Dollarocracy, How the Money and Media Election Complex is Destroying America. John joins the Jeff Santos Show every Monday. Check out his latest posts at the Nation's website, www.theNation.com.

- Earl Bender, President of Avenel Associates, political strategist at Totten Communications and long-time regular contributor to the Jeff Santos Show.

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Check Out Photos From the (Boston) Women's March Saturday January 21, 2017!

It was a memorable day, joining 175,000 women and other concerned but determined people on the Boston Common for the Boston version of the Women's March For America... So many fabulous signs, representing a myriad of issues that people poured out onto the streets of America (and around the world) to defend. Jeff and Senior Producer Sara Billingsley were at the Boston march (in separate locations) and took a few photos, which you can look at on our facebook page by clicking the links! Click links to see Jeff's Boston Women's March photos AND/OR Sara's Boston Women's March photos on the JSS Facebook Page!

Jeff Santos Show 1/27/17

GUESTS FOR FRIDAY JANUARY 27, 2017: The Future Of The Democratic Party!... Talking With DNC Vice Chair Candidate LaToia Jones!... Weekly Visit From Sociologist Elaine Cleeton!... And A Little Friday Football With The Boston Globe's Jim McBride!... It's been a busy first week for the new President!... Mexico has cancelled a trip to the United States with a new trade war looming on the horizon, over the giant border wall!... And now the President is "100 percent" behind NATO (according to the British Prime Minister, who is visiting this week!)... Which way will the wind blow next week?... Is the new President surprising YOU?... And in the second hour, we'll lighten things up with comedy and football!... Excited to have comedian Frank Santorelli back on the show again!... Join The Conversation!

- LaToia Jones, candidate for Vice Chair of the Democratic Party. She is currently the Assistant Director for the Human Rights and Community Relations Department at the American Federation of Teachers and a long time organizer, community leader, activist & strategist.

- Elaine Cleeton, Associate Professor of Sociology, SUNY Geneseo, where she specializes in women's health; social welfare; and, race, class and gender relations.

- Frank Santorelli, Boston-based comedian - originally from Cleveland! Frank played "Georgie" the bartender on the popular, long-running HBO series, the Sopranos. Frank was a Friday regular guest on the Jeff Santos Show for several years when it was on in the mornings on AM 1510 Revolution Boston!

- Jim McBride, Boston Globe sports writer covering the New England Patriots... talking a little NFL football this Friday!

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Jeff Santos Show 1/26/17

GUESTS FOR THURSDAY JANUARY 26, 2017: The Return Of Transportation Thursday With John Businger!... Excited to have Film Producer David Ambrose on the show today to talk about the documentary he made with journalist Greg Palast, The Best Democracy Money Can Buy.... And we talk with Ed Fallon of The Fallon Forum!... ALSO, Since it's Transportation Thursday, and long-time contributor John Businger is here, we'll get the latest on the Boston North-South Station Rail Link Project!... We know the Green Line Extension is a pet project of the new President, what about the Rail Link?...Join The Conversation!

- David Ambrose, Producer of the 2016 Greg Palast documentary The Best Democracy Money Can Buy.

- John Businger, former MA state Rep (D-Brookline, serving for 28 years!) and chief advocate for the Boston North-South Station Rail Link. [Audio not available. Apologies for the inconvenience.]

- Ed Fallon, Former Democratic Iowa State Rep from 1993-2006 host of, The Fallon Forum and State Director of Bold Iowa, a grass-roots, progressive organization in Iowa, which says it's mission is to "mobilize unlikely alliances to protect the land and water." [Audio not available. Apologies for the inconvenience.]

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Jeff Santos Show 1/25/17

GUESTS FOR WEDNESDAY JANUARY 25, 2017: Talking Green House Gases & Climate Change Today!... It's Green Day Wednesday!... And A Look At Politics From The Nation's Capital With Joe Williams!... It's Green Day Wednesday, so we're talking with Rona of course!... Can YOU believe it's full-steam ahead on the Keystone XL and Dakota Access Pipelines under the new Administration?... Are we derailing all of our efforts towards Climate Action?... Join The Conversation!

- Margie Alt, Executive Director of Environment America and the Environment America Research & Policy Center.

- Joe Williams, political reporter and blogger based in Washington, D.C. Joe has been a long time contributor to the Jeff Santos Show, appearing weekly in the past. He is a news editor with U.S. News & World Report!

- Rona Fried, founder of SustainableBusiness.com with the latest environmental and green economy news.

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Jeff Santos Show 1/24/17

GUESTS FOR TUESDAY JANUARY 24, 2017: The Return Of Teacher Tuesday!... And Healthcare Whistleblower Wendell Potter On The Future Of The ACA!... Excited to be bringing back our "Teacher Tuesday" segment!... Unfortunately, the topics today are school closings and the frightening choice of Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education!... She has ZERO public school experience!... How do YOU think that's going to play out?... Join The Conversation!

- Ivy Bailey, Interim President of the Detroit Federation of Teachers (DFT) Union, commenting on the recent decision to potentially close an additional 38 public schools, including 20 in the City of Detroit.

- Wendell Potter, author and health care system whistleblower after 20 years working as a CIGNA Executive. His book, "Deadly Spin: An Insurance Company Insider Speaks Out on How Corporate PR Is Killing Health Care and Deceiving Americans" (on Bloomsbury Press ) is an expose of health insurers and a "stark warning that corporate spin is distorting our democracy". Mr. Potter is a senior analyst at the The Center for Public Integrity and a senior fellow on health care for the Center for Media and Democracy. His new book is Nation On The Take: How Big Money Corrupts Our Democracy and What We Can Do About It.

- Aaron Rupar, Journalist with ThinkProgress.org!

- Mark Taylor-Canfield is a Seattle-based journalist whose work appears in: Huffington Post, Daily Kos, Capitol Hill Times, Truthout, Op-ed News, Oximity,Free Speech Radio News (Pacifica),Democracy Watch News.

- Robert Kraig, Executive Director, Citizen Action of Wisconsin.

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Jeff Santos Show 1/23/17

GUESTS FOR MONDAY JANUARY 23, 2017: Biggest Peaceful Worldwide Protest Ever!.... Were YOU One Of The 2-3 Million Americans Marching On Saturday?... There were peaceful protests on all seven continents, with 30 protestors at a rally in Antarctica!... Sending a signal of hope and solidarity to people everywhere!... Call in and tell us how YOU participated in the Women's March For America?... Join The Conversation!

- Robin Bergman, long-time friend of and contributor to the Jeff Santos Show AND owner/founder of Robin Originals Knitwear in Concord, Massachusetts. Robin was in D.C. for the Inauguration and Women's March (with a supply of fabulous Pink Pussyhats, stylishly fashioned by her own Robin Originals!)

- Sara Billingsley, Senior Producer and Web Editor for the Jeff Santos Show. Jeff and Sara were at the Boston Women's March on Saturday, but marching on opposite sides of the 150, 000-person crowd!

- Earl Bender, President of Avenel Associates, political strategist at Totten Communications and long-time regular contributor to the Jeff Santos Show.

- John Nichols, National Affairs Correspondent for the Nation Magazine and co-author of the book Dollarocracy, How the Money and Media Election Complex is Destroying America. John joins the Jeff Santos Show every Monday. Check out his latest posts at the Nation's website, www.theNation.com.

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Jeff Santos Show 1/20/17

GUESTS FOR FRIDAY JANUARY 20, 2017: Inauguration Day In D.C.!... It's Now President Trump's Turn!.. 3 Hours Of Special Inauguration Coverage!... The peaceful transition of power!... Did YOU watch the Inauguration?... Are YOU protesting?... Join The Conversation!

- Mark Taylor-Canfield is a Seattle-based journalist whose work appears in: Huffington Post, Daily Kos, Capitol Hill Times, Truthout, Op-ed News, Oximity,Free Speech Radio News (Pacifica),Democracy Watch News.

- John Nichols, Washington Correspondent for the Nation Magazine and co-author of the book Dollarocracy, How the Money and Media Election Complex is Destroying America. John joins the Jeff Santos Show every Monday. Check out his latest posts at the Nation's website, www.theNation.com.

- Jim Dean, Chair of Democracy for America (DFA).

- Elaine Cleeton, Associate Professor of Sociology, SUNY Geneseo, where she specializes in women's health; social welfare; and, race, class and gender relations.

- George Goehl, co-Executive Director, People's Action and People's Action Institute, a national organization of a million people in 32 states fighting for economic, environmental, racial, and gender justice

- Taylor Raines, Emerson College student, reporting in from the Inauguration protests in D.C.

- Robin Bergman, long-time friend of and contributor to the Jeff Santos Show AND owner/founder of Robin Originals Knitwear in Concord, Massachusetts. Robin is in D.C. today at the Inauguration and will be at the Women's March there tomorrow. (Robin has been extremely busy making Pink Pussyhats for the march at Robin Originals!)

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Jeff Santos Show 1/19/17

GUESTS FOR THURSDAY JANUARY 19, 2017 ON THE JEFF SANTOS SHOW: Detroit's "Survival Society" - Swapping Work & Goods To Survive!...More Confirmation Hearings Today!... One Day 'Til Inauguration!... Treasury Secretary nominee Steve Mnuchin got grilled by the Senate today, and things got pretty juvenile at times!... Do YOU think this bodes well for the relationship between Congress and the new Administration? ... Join The Conversation!

- Valerie Vande Panne, freelance journalist based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Her work has appeared in Columbia Journalism Review, Politico, and The Boston Globe, among many other outlets. She is the former editor of Detroit's alt-weekly, the Metro Times. She'll be discussing her January 12 article in Bloomberg, Life Without Money in Detroit’s Survival Economy.

- Herb Boyd, journalist, educator, author, and activist based in New York. His articles appear regularly in the "New York Amsterdam News", and have won him three 1st-place awards from the New York Association of Black Journalists. He teaches black studies at the City College of New York and the College of New Rochelle.

- Frank Watkins, Director of Public Policy for Rainbow Push, "a multi-racial, multi-issue, progressive, international membership organization fighting for social change."

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