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Jeff Santos Show 7/30/15

GUESTS FOR THURSDAY JULY 30, 2015: Transportation Thursday! And Herb Boyd With the Reverend Ira Acree of Chicago.....Join the conversation!

- Rick Harnish, Executive Director, Midwest High Speed Rail Association (MHSRA).

- John Businger, former MA state Rep (D-Brookline, serving for 28 years!) and chief advocate for the Boston North-South Station Rail Link. Transportation Thursday & Privatizing the T!

- Jerry Austin, award-winning political consultant and Campaign Manager for the Rev. Jesse Jackson's 1988 Presidential Campaign and regular Thursday guest!

- Pastor Ira Acree, of the Greater St. John Bible Church on Chicago's Westside. He has been pastor there for over 25 years and is a "tireless advocate for empowerment, championing principles of entrepreneurship, education, economics and evangelism."

- 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.

And Listener Calls!

Jeff Santos Show 7/29/15

GUESTS FOR WEDNESDAY JULY 29, 2015: Green Day Wednesday! How Green Is Bernie Sanders? And, Of Course, Politics! ... Join the Conversation!

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

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

- 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.

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Jeff Santos Show 7/28/15

GUESTS FOR TUESDAY JULY 28, 2015: AFT Teacher Tuesday! Congressman Jim Moran On Iran & No Olympics For Boston!! Did you know you can listen to the Jeff Santos Show ON YOUR PHONE? We have a listener call-in number 605 605-562-4066 just call in, put the show on speaker and you're listening! It's AFT Teacher Tuesday and Jeff will be talking about voter suppression and an exciting new mentoring program in Alabama. ... Join the Conversation!

- Jim Moran (D-VA), a former U.S. Congressman representing Virginia's 8th congressional district which includes the cities of Falls Church and Alexandria, all of Arlington County, and a portion of Fairfax County. He'll be discussing peace with Iran and share his thoughts about Boston's ending it's attempt at getting the 2024 Summer Olympics!

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

- Richard Franklin, President of the Birmingham Federation of Teachers will tell Jeff about the new mentoring program being rolled-out in Birmingham, Alabama, for Teacher Tuesday, sponsored by the American Federation of Teachers (AFT).

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Jeff Santos Show 7/27/15

GUESTS FOR MONDAY JULY 27, 2015: John Nichols, Shira Center & Congressman David Cicilline! Did you know you can listen to the Jeff Santos Show ON YOUR PHONE? We have a listener call-in number 605 605-562-4066 just call in, put the show on speaker and you're listening! What's on YOUR mind as we start the week?... 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.

- John Businger, former MA state Rep (D-Brookline, serving for 28 years!) and chief advocate for the Boston North-South Station Rail Link

- Shira Center, Political Editor for the the Boston Globe.

- Congressman David Cicilline (D-RI), representing Rhode Island's 1st Congressional District which includes parts of Bristol County, Newport County and Providence County.

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Jeff Santos Show 7/22/15

GUESTS FOR WEDNESDAY JULY 22, 2015: Green Day Wednesday With Rona! Jim Warren's Off Today, But We Have Jim Dean! Did you know you can listen to the Jeff Santos Show ON YOUR PHONE? We have a listener call-in number 605 605-562-4066 just call in, put the show on speaker and you're listening! Jeff's off the rest of the week, taking care of business so we'll have some recent fave interviews for you. But today, it's Green Day Wednesday, and that means Rona Fried's on. Earl's on vakay, but we've got two Strategists for you in the second hour. AND...Jim Dean will join Jeff two days early in the third hour! What's on YOUR mind today? Did you see the President on the Daily Show last night, for the last time, with Jon Stewart?... Join the Conversation!

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

- The Strategists! Earl's in sunny California and won't be joining us today, but , Jerry Austin, award-winning political consultant and Campaign Manager for the Rev. Jesse Jackson's 1988 Presidential Campaign and Brad Bannon political pollster, strategist, commentator and blogger for USNews are here!

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

And YOUR Call!

Jeff Santos Show 7/21/15

GUESTS FOR TUESDAY JULY 21, 2015: AFT Teacher Tuesday & Herb Boyd, Two Days Early! Did you know you can listen to the Jeff Santos Show ON YOUR PHONE? We have a listener call-in number 605 605-562-4066 just call in, put the show on speaker and you're listening! Jeff's off Thursday, so Herb's joining us a couple of days early! It's Teacher Tuesday, and we'll be talking with Marla Kilfoyle of the Badass Teachers and others about depriving public elementary school kids of basic school activities, like Gym! Education Inequality. Do your kids have Library? Art? Gym? Music? Sports? where you live?... Join the Conversation!

- 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.

- Pennsylvania State Rep. Steve Santarsiero, running for U.S. Congress in the 8th District, former seat of friend-of-the-show, Iraq War Hero (and hero here at home recently on Amtrak!), Congressman Patrick Murphy. For more info, visit the campaign website: santarsieroforcongress.com.

- American Federation of Teachers (AFT) Teacher Tuesday with Marla Kilfoyle, a New York teacher and General Manager of the Badass Teachers Association. She'll be joined by another "BAT", Aixa Rodriguez, to talk about school curricula, funding & inequality, and what should be part of a basic elementary school education, for all of America's kids.

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Jeff Santos Show 7/20/15

GUESTS FOR MONDAY JULY 20, 2015: Monday Regulars: Nichols, Businger & Bender! Did you know you can listen to the Jeff Santos Show ON YOUR PHONE? We have a listener call-in number 605 605-562-4066 just call in, put the show on speaker and you're listening! What's on your mind this Monday? Do you think the Donald Trump tubed his campaign with his remarks about Senator John McCain and his time as a soldier in Vietnam?... Do you use UBER? Do you think there should be more oversight over UBER a new innovative (but non-unionized) "taxi service"? 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.

- John Businger, former MA state Rep (D-Brookline, serving for 28 years!) and chief advocate for the Boston North-South Station Rail Link

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

And Listener Calls!

Jeff Santos Show 7/17/15 - The Last Day On WCPT Chicago!

GUESTS FOR FRIDAY JULY 17: Week In Review! And...A Report From Netroots Nation! Last Day On WCPT Chicago! Jim Dean is tied up at Netroots Nation, so Jim Warren will be joining us in the first hour to review the week's news in politics! And Neil Sroka will join us from Netroots Nation to give us a report. We're saving the last hour for YOUR calls, as we say goodbye to our on-air Chicago listeners on WCPT AM & FM "Chicago's Progressive Talk". Keep listening to the Jeff Santos Show online, on your phone [JSS Listener Line 605-562-4066] We'll be streaming live video again starting in August and you'll be able to watch Jeff too! Give Jeff a call and say goodbye, Chicago ....Join the conversation!

- 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.

- Neil Sroka, Communications Director for Democracy for America (DFA).

And Listener Calls...so great talking with YOU in Chicago!

Jeff Santos Show 7/16/15

GUESTS FOR THURSDAY JULY 16, 2015: Transportation Thursday! And Herb Boyd With Frank Watkins Of Rainbow Push On Prison Reform! The President has been in the news this week, with his press conference yesterday on the historic Iran Nuclear Program deal and visiting prisons with a focus on the problems that need to be addressed in our criminal justice system. Do you think the President is on the right track with prison reform? A little too late perhaps?....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. Transportation Thursday & Privatizing the T!

- John had a surprise guest with him today when he walked in to the studio, perfect for Transportation Thursday, Boston Globe Transportation Columnist Robin Washington, talking about his recent Globe op ed, "Public transit helps perpetuate inequality".

- Jerry Austin, award-winning political consultant and Campaign Manager for the Rev. Jesse Jackson's 1988 Presidential Campaign and regular Thursday guest!

- 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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Jeff Santos Show 7/15/15

GUESTS FOR WEDNESDAY JULY 15, 2015: The President Defends The Iran Deal! No Rona today... but it's still Green Day Wednesday on the Jeff Santos Show! The President just completed a lengthy press conference on the deal over Iran's Nuclear Program this week. We'll be talking with Laicie Healey and Larry Korb in the first hour to hash out the details. Does the deal make YOU nervous?....Join the conversation!

- Laicie Healey, Truman Project Partner and DIrector of Middle East and Defense Policy at the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation, where her work focuses primarily on weapons proliferation, defense analysis, and Iran.

- Lawrence J. Korb, Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress. He is also a senior advisor to the Center for Defense Information and an adjunct professor at Georgetown University. Prior to joining American Progress, he was a senior fellow and director of national security studies at the Council on Foreign Relations.

- David Pinsky, of Greenpeace U.S.A., based in San Francisco. David Pinsky began work with the oceans team in 2013 and now produces the annual Carting Away the Oceans report which ranks supermarkets on their seafood sustainability. Find out how sustainable your grocery store's fish department is... check out the Sustainable Shopper Challenge!

- 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.

- Jane Clementi, for a Teacher Tuesday segment, one day late! We're talking about the serious and tragic issue of bullying. Jane Clementi is the mother of Tyler Clementi, the Rutgers University student who committed suicide after a compromising video was posted on the internet by his college roommate. Read Ms. Clementi's statement on the death of transgender teenager Leelah Alcorn who took her own life because of intense bullying HERE. Ms. Clementi is here to talk about an exciting new campaign of The Tyler Clementi Foundation, the #Day1 Campaign which aims to "stop bullying before it begins"

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

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