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Jeff Santos Show 8/26/15

GUESTS FOR WEDNESDAY AUGUST 26, 2015: It's Green Day Wednesday and we have two great guests in the first hour - Rona Fried & Garret Reppenhagen From Vet Voice Foundation!! The Political "Strategy Session" & Charles Chamberlain of Democracy For America! Call in and Join the conversation!

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

- Special Green Day Wednesday guest, Garett Reppenhagen, Rocky Mountain West Coordinator of Vet Voice Foundation (VVF). Reppenhagen is the son of a Vietnam Veteran and grandson of two World War II Veterans. He served in the US Army as a Cavalry/Scout Sniper in the 1st Infantry Division. Garett completed a deployment in Kosovo on a 9 month peace keeping mission and a combat tour Baquaba, Iraq. He joins Jeff to talk about the VVF's new "The Land We Love" campaign and the need to reauthorize the 50-year old "Land and Conservation Fund" which helps protect lands for conservation and multiple other uses.

- Jim Warren, contributing editor for the New York Daily News, Chief Media Writer for the Poynter Institute for Media Studies and former Managing Editor for the Chicago Tribune.

- The Strategists!, Jerry Austin, award-winning political consultant and Campaign Manager for the Rev. Jesse Jackson's 1988 Presidential Campaign; Brad Bannon political pollster, strategist, commentator and blogger for USNews and Earl Bender, long-time political strategist & former Carter Administration staffer.

- Charles Chamberlain, Executive Director of Democracy For America (DFA), where he "leads the strategic direction" of DFA's efforts in training and growing grass roots democracy for Progressive candidates in the United States.

And Listener Calls!

Jeff Santos Show 8/25/15 - Teacher Tuesday!

GUESTS FOR TUESDAY AUGUST 25, 2015: Teacher Tuesday With The New Jersey BATs! And A Report From Robert Kraig In Wisconsin! John Businger Joins Jeff To Discuss Breaking News About the MBTA! It's Teacher Tuesday! Jeff's talking with Melissa Tomlinson of the New Jersey Badass Teachers Association (BAT). We love the BATs!! Are YOU a Badass Teacher? Call in and Join the conversation!

- John Businger former Massachusetts State Rep for 28 years, representing the Town of Brookline. John is a transportation and rail expert and chief advocate for the Boston North-South Station Rail Link project. He's here today to talk with Jeff about the threatening talk about possible shutdown of the MBTA Green Line subway expansion project, based on new cost estimates, $1 Billion dollars higher than previously anticipated!

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

- American Federation of Teachers (AFT) Teacher Tuesday with Melissa Tomlinson, Badass Teacher from New Jersey, who was famously yelled at in 2013 by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie for asking him a question. We're talking Public Education and Politics! We'd love to hear from some of YOU Badass Teachers out there!

And Listener Calls!

Jeff Santos Show 8/24/15

GUESTS FOR MONDAY AUGUST 24, 2015: Bernie Sanders In New Hampshire! John Nichols Live Report & Earl Bender's 2016 "Off To The Races!" Boston Globe's Annie Linskey On The Potential Of A Biden-Warren Ticket! Join the conversation!

- 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 HERE.

- Annie Linskey, National Political Reporter for the Boston Globe. She's been following the Hillary Clinton campaign and will share her thoughts on the buzz about a possible Biden-Warren ticket. Is that the new Democratic hope instead of Hillary? She wrote about the surprise sit-down in DC on Saturday between Vice President Joe Biden and Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren.

- Earl Bender, President of Avenel Associates, political strategist at Totten Communications and regular contributor to the Jeff Santos Show. Earl gives us a look at the 2016 political horse race in his Off To The Races segment on Mondays!

And Listener Calls!

Jeff Santos Show 8/21/15

GUESTS FOR FRIDAY AUGUST 21, 2015: End Of Week Review With Jim Dean! Sports Writer Nick Cafardo On MLB Baseball! And A Check-in With Nicole On The Road To LA! What's on YOUR mind this Friday? Heading to New Hampshire to see Bernie Sanders this weekend? Jeff will be there! It's Friday and that means Jim Dean will be here, talking about the Bernie phenomenon and other grass roots politics news! And intern Nicole checks in from the road on her journey out to Los Angeles! ...Join the conversation!

- Jim Dean, Chair, Democracy for America (DFA). Friday check-in with Jim Dean!

- Nick Cafardo, National baseball writer for The Boston Globe covering the Red Sox and MLB Baseball. He has written books on the New England Patriots and Atlanta Braves and is a correspondent for NESN.

- Nicole Simon, Jeff Santos Show intern and broadcasting student at Emerson College. Nicole's on the road to Los Angeles to start work with FOX radio and she's been reporting in to the show. Last time from Chicago! Where will she be today?

And Listener Calls!

Jeff Santos Show 8/20/15 - Transportation Thursday Rail Link Special!

GUESTS FOR THURSDAY AUGUST 20, 2015: Big Transportation Thursday Show On The Boston North South Station Rail Link With John Businger, Brad Bellows & Former Massachusetts Governor Mike Dukakis! Dr. Francis P. Mulvey On Amtrak AND Herb Boyd & Former Congressman & Navy Admiral (Ret) Joe Sestak! In the first hour, we get into a serious Transportation Thursday discussion with former MA Governor Michael Dukakis, Former MA State Rep John Businger and Boston North South Station Rail Link proponent Brad Bellows! The Governor has an op ed in the Boston Globe and Commonwealth Magazine this week. Jeff will also be talking with Pennsylvania Senate Candidate and former 3-Star Navy Admiral and U.S. Congressman Joe Sestak about peace with Iran and the politics swirling around that issue. Of course you'll have your opportunity to talk with Jeff and Herb Boyd in the third hour, and we'll get Herb's reflections on the passing of ground-breaking Cleveland politician Louis Stokes and civil rights leader Julian Bond who both passed away earlier this month. They'll also be discussing the new film "Straight Outta Compton" and the history of some of the rap artists featured in the movie!...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

- Brad Bellows, an architect in Cambridge and founding member of the Citizens' Transportation Action Campaign (CTAC). He is a member of the Governor's Rail Link Task Force, and chair of the Conceptual Design Committee of the North-South Rail Link Citizen’s Advisory Committee. Talking with his staunchest ally on the Rail Link project, John Businger!

- Former Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis, who was the Democratic Nominee for President in the 1988 presidential race. Gov. Dukakis is an educator and long time rail and public transportation advocate.

- Transportation expert Dr. Francis P. Mulvey, has written extensively about Amtrak and is here to talk about its history and current status. Francis P. Mulvey was nominated by President Bush to the Surface Transportation Board and sworn in as a Member of the Board on June 2, 2004. At the time of his appointment, Mulvey was Staff Director for the Railroad Subcommittee and Staff Director for Pipelines and Hazardous Materials for the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit, House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. He was responsible for all railroad legislative matters for the Ranking Democratic Member of the Committee and served as advisor to the Ranking Member on overall transportation policy issues.

- Joe Sestak, Former Pennsylvania Congressman and Retired 3-Star Navy Admiral who is currently running for Senate in Pennsylvania in the 2016 election against incumbent Pat Toomey. More info at JoeSestak.com. .

- Herb Boyd, journalist, educator, author, and activist based in New York. His articles appear regularly in the "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.

And Listener Calls!

Jeff Santos Show 8/20/15

GUESTS FOR THURSDAY AUGUST 20, 2015: Big Transportation Thursday Show On The Boston North South Station Rail Link With John Businger, Brad Bellows & Former Massachusetts Governor Mike Dukakis! Dr. Francisn P. Mulvey On Amtrak AND Herb Boyd & Former Congressman & Navy Admiral (Ret) Joe Sestak! In the first hour, we get into a serious Transportation Thursday discussion with former MA Governor Michael Dukakis, Former MA State Rep John Businger and Boston North South Station Rail Link proponent Brad Bellows! The Governor has an op ed in the Boston Globe and Commonwealth Magazine this week. Jeff will also be talking with Pennsylvania Senate Candidate and former 3-Star Navy Admiral and U.S. Congressman Joe Sestak about peace with Iran and the politics swirling around that issue. Of course you'll have your opportunity to talk with Jeff and Herb Boyd in the third hour, and we'll get Herb's reflections on the passing of ground-breaking Cleveland politician Louis Stokes and civil rights leader Julian Bond who both passed away earlier this month. They'll also be discussing the new film "Straight Outta Compton" and the history of some of the rap artists featured in the movie!...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

- Brad Bellows, an architect in Cambridge and founding member of the Citizens' Transportation Action Campaign (CTAC). He is a member of the Governor's Rail Link Task Force, and chair of the Conceptual Design Committee of the North-South Rail Link Citizen’s Advisory Committee. Talking with his staunchest ally on the Rail Link project, John Businger!

- Former Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis, who was the Democratic Nominee for President in the 1988 presidential race. Gov. Dukakis is an educator and long time rail and public transportation advocate.

- Transportation expert Dr. Francis P. Mulvey, has written extensively about Amtrak and is here to talk about its history and current status. Francis P. Mulvey was nominated by President Bush to the Surface Transportation Board and sworn in as a Member of the Board on June 2, 2004. At the time of his appointment, Mulvey was Staff Director for the Railroad Subcommittee and Staff Director for Pipelines and Hazardous Materials for the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit, House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. He was responsible for all railroad legislative matters for the Ranking Democratic Member of the Committee and served as advisor to the Ranking Member on overall transportation policy issues.

- Joe Sestak, Former Pennsylvania Congressman and Retired 3-Star Navy Admiral who is currently running for Senate in Pennsylvania in the 2016 election against incumbent Pat Toomey. More info at JoeSestak.com. .

- Herb Boyd, journalist, educator, author, and activist based in New York. His articles appear regularly in the "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.

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Jeff Santos Show 8/19/15

GUESTS FOR WEDNESDAY AUGUST 19, 2015 ON THE JEFF SANTOS SHOW: Green Day Wednesday with Rona! Sports Writer Dan Shaughessy Checks In On The Shake-Up With Red Sox Management! And The Political 2016 Campaign "Strategy Session"! Award-winning Boston Globe sports writer Dan Shaughnessy will talk about the changes with the Red Sox management today as Ben Cherington is out as Red Sox GM and David Dombrowski (recently fired from the Detroit Tigers) has been brought on as President of Baseball Operations! And of course the Strategists hash it out with you and Jeff during the 2016 Political Strategy Session!...Join the conversation!

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

- The Strategists!, Brad Bannon political pollster, strategist, commentator and blogger for USNews and Earl Bender, long-time political strategist & former Carter Administration staffer.

- Dan Shaughnessy, columnist and long-time sports writer for the Boston Globe. Shaughnessy has been named Massachusetts Sportswriter of the Year eleven times and nine times has been voted one of America’s top 10 sports columnists by AP Sports Editors. He has written 12 books, including New York Times Best Seller “Francona”, “The Curse of the Bambino”, and “Senior Year”, and appears on numerous radio and television shows.

- Jim Warren, contributing editor for the New York Daily News, Chief Media Writer for the Poynter Institute for Media Studies and former Managing Editor for the Chicago Tribune.

And Listener Calls!

Jeff Santos Show 8/18/15

GUESTS FOR TUESDAY AUGUST 18, 2015: AFT Teacher Tuesday! And A Report From Seattle On The Bernie Sanders Speech Disruption! AFT Teacher Tuesday today features the new head of the Washington D.C. Public Schools! And, we'll get a special report from Seattle-based journalist Mark Taylor-Canfield, who was at the Bernie Sanders rally, famously disrupted by Black Lives Matter activists last week. Was the Bernie Sanders' campaign the the best target? Has the disruption made any difference for the BLM movement? ...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. He was at the infamously-interrupted Bernie Sanders event last week and tells us what really happened there...

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

- American Federation of Teachers (AFT) Teacher Tuesday with Elizabeth Davis, newly sworn-in President of the Washington (D.C.) Teachers' Union. Ms. Davis has been a teacher in the DC Public Schools for 41 years, and was sworn in as President of the union on August 1st.

And Listener Calls!

Jeff Santos Show 8/18/15

GUESTS FOR TUESDAY AUGUST 18, 2015: AFT Teacher Tuesday! And A Report From Seattle On The Bernie Sanders Speech Disruption! AFT Teacher Tuesday today features the new head of the Washington D.C. Public Schools! And, we'll get a special report from Seattle-based journalist Mark Taylor-Canfield, who was at the Bernie Sanders rally, famously disrupted by Black Lives Matter activists last week. Was the Bernie Sanders' campaign the the best target? Has the disruption made any difference for the BLM movement? ...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.

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

- American Federation of Teachers (AFT) Teacher Tuesday with Elizabeth Davis, newly sworn-in President of the Washington (D.C.) Teachers' Union. Ms. Davis has been a teacher in the DC Public Schools for 41 years, and was sworn in as President of the union on August 1st.

And Listener Calls!

Jeff Santos Show 8/18/15

GUESTS FOR TUESDAY AUGUST 18, 2015: AFT Teacher Tuesday! And A Report From Seattle On The Bernie Sanders Speech Disruption! AFT Teacher Tuesday today features the new head of the Washington D.C. Public Schools! And, we'll get a special report from Seattle-based journalist Mark Taylor-Canfield, who was at the Bernie Sanders rally, famously disrupted by Black Lives Matter activists last week. Was the Bernie Sanders' campaign the the best target? Has the disruption made any difference for the BLM movement? ...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.

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

- American Federation of Teachers (AFT) Teacher Tuesday with Elizabeth Davis, newly sworn-in President of the Washington (D.C.) Teachers' Union. Ms. Davis has been a teacher in the DC Public Schools for 41 years, and was sworn in as President of the union on August 1st.

And Listener Calls!

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