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Jeff Santos Show 5/5/15

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GUESTS FOR TUESDAY MAY 5, 2015: Standing Up To The Establishment! Student Hunger Strike For Worker Solidarity At Tufts! And we take a trip back to 1970 to look at the history of women in the workplace with National Organization for Women President Terry O'Neill. Are women and men given equal treatment (and equal pay), free of sex discrimination, where YOU work?

- Terry O'Neill, President of the National Organization for Women (NOW). We're looking at the theme of sexism and standing up to the establishment - through the lens of Jeff's favorite TV Show, AMC's Mad Men.

- Jenna Sherman, current Tufts University student who has been participating in a hunger strike in support of Tufts' custodial staff facing drastic layoffs.

- Robert Borsage, Co-Director of the Campaign for America's Future, "the strategy center for the progressive movement."

And Your Calls too...!

Jeff Santos Show 5/4/15

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GUESTS FOR MONDAY MAY 4, 2015: The President Addresses The Nation On "My Brother's Keeper!" A lot of the conversation today is focusing on Bernie Sanders' candidacy and the idea of Democratic Socialism! 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.

- 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.

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

And Your Calls too...!

Jeff Santos Show 5/1/15

GUESTS FOR FRIDAY MAY 1, 2015 ON THE JEFF SANTOS SHOW: Week In Review! Baltimore & Rebuilding America - One City At A Time! What's on YOUR mind this Friday?....Join the Conversation!

- 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.

- 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.

- Jan Ransom, staff writer for the Boston Globe, reporting from Baltimore on the ongoing protests..

- Randi Weingarten, President of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) will share her thoughts on how education plays a part in what's going on in Baltimore and what we need to do to improve schools in cities as part of rebuilding America.

And Your Calls too...!

Jeff Santos 4/30/15

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GUESTS FOR THURSDAY APRIL 30, 2015: Rebuilding Baltimore & Other American Cities! With Congressman Hakeem Jeffries & Others! One theme this entire show and one key question: How do we rebuild Baltimore and other struggling American cities? Jeff will speak with regular Thursday commentator Herb Boyd as well as Congressman Hakim Jeffries (D-NY), EPI economist Richard Rothstein and others on this topic. What do YOU think the major problems and solutions are?

- Economist Richard Rothstein, research associate of the Economic Policy Institute and senior fellow of the Chief Justice Earl Warren Institute on Law and Social Policy at the University of California (Berkeley) School of Law. He is the author of Grading Education: Getting Accountability Right (Teachers College Press and EPI, 2008) and Class and Schools: Using Social, Economic and Educational Reform to Close the Black-White Achievement Gap (Teachers College Press 2004). He'll talk with Jeff about the needs of a city like Baltimore and how we go about funding and rebuilding this and other American cities.

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

- Carl Pope, former Executive Director and Chair of the Sierra Club. He has served on the Boards of organizations including the National Clean Air Coalition, California Common Cause, and Public Interest Economics Inc. He is an author and regular contributor at the Huffington Post.

- Congressman Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY), representing the 8th Congressional District of New York which includes parts of the boroughs of Brooklyn and Queens.

- 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 Your Calls too...!

Jeff Santos Show 4/29/15

GUESTS FOR WEDNESDAY APRIL 29, 2015: The Strategists on Baltimore!

- Baltimore-based NBC and Comcast SportsNet sports reporter Brent Harris, "Comcast SportsNet’s lead reporter for the Baltimore sports scene, covering the Baltimore Ravens and Orioles for the network’s daily news program, SportsNet Central".

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

- Jim Warren, Washington D.C. Bureau Chief for the New York Daily News and former Managing Editor for the Chicago Tribune.

And Listener Calls!

Jeff Santos Show 4/28/15

GUESTS FOR TUESDAY APRIL 28, 2015:Baltimore...What Are The Real Causes Behind The Protests?Join the Conversation!

- Professor Charles Ogletree, Jesse Climenko Professor of Law, AND Director of the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race & Justice at Harvard Law School.

- Mark Arsenault, former political reporter covering casino development and gambling issues for the Boston Globe. He's also been covering Boston's 2024 Olympics bid and joins Jeff to take a break from the Baltimore discussion to talk about that!,

- the Reverend Jesse Jackson joins Jeff to talk about the Baltimore protests and, as he puts it, "the weapon of mass destruction" of poverty and how that and a lack of jobs is contributing to the widespread and frustration feeding the protests!

And YOUR calls too...

Jeff Santos Show 4/27/15

GUESTS FOR MONDAY APRIL 27, 2015: Special Conversation With Father Frank Desiderio on Pope Francis! And - Politics & The Latest News With John Nichols & Earl Bender!3

- 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.

In-Studio With Jeff!! - Father Frank Desiderio, First Consultor of the Paulist Fathers, working in the Paulist General Office in New York City. He'll be speaking tonight in Boston at the Paulist Center Boston on Park Street, downtown, giving a talk entitled "The Church of Mercy: The Life and Thought of Pope Francis." Click link to find out about An Evening with Frank Desiderio, CSP TONIGHT AT 7PM.

- 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 4/24/15

GUESTS FOR FRIDAY APRIL 24, 2015: Week In Review...TPP Fast Track & The 2016 Presidential Horse Race! Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro In Hour One! End of a busy week in politics....what's on YOUR mind this Friday?

- Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT), representing Connecticut's 3rd District "from the Long Island Sound and New Haven to the Naugatuck Valley and Waterbury." Rep DeLauro serves in the Democratic leadership as co-chair of the Steering and Policy Committee and is ranking member on the Labor, Health, Human Services, and Education Appropriations Subcommittee. She also serves on the subcommittee responsible for FDA and agriculture, where she oversees drug and food safety.

- 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. Congressman Sestak joins Jeff to talk about America's use of drones as a military strategy and tactic. Are you troubled by the increasing use of targeted drones by the U.S. Military? Call and join the discussion!

- And in the third hour, we'll talk a little NHL Playoff hockey with Kevin Paul DuPont, Senior Staff Writer at the Boston Globe, covering the National Hockey League (and other sports) since 1985! We'll ask about his picks for this years Stanley Cup... will it be the Chicago Blackhawks again? The Boston Bruins did NOT make the Playoffs this year and there are already some big changes going on with management. Will they have a new coach in October? Join the conversation....

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Jeff Santos Show 4/23/15

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GUESTS FOR THURSDAY APRIL 23, 2015: Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown on TPP! Transportation Thursday, Voting Rights & Police Reform! A Lot On The Agenda Today...Concerned about the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Trade Agreement? So are we. Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio joins Jeff to talk about his concerns. Also Police Reform and Voting Rights. What's on YOUR mind today??

- Frank Watkins, Public Policy Director at Rainbow Push Coalition discusses Voting Rights.

- Jerry Austin, award-winning political consultant based in Ohio. Jerry was the campaign manager for the Rev. Jesse Jackson's 1988 Presidential run.

- Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH), joins Jeff to talk about why he's against the TPP and why he voted no on Trade-Promotion Authority (TPA), also known as "Fast-Track" approval today.

- 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. Call in and talk with Jeff and Herb about the recent Baltimore Police violence and where this continuing media attention might be leading.

And Listener Calls!

Jeff Santos Show 4/22/15

GUESTS FOR WEDNESDAY APRIL 22, 2015 ON THE JEFF SANTOS SHOW: Earth Day 2015! It's Green Day Wednesday... AND Earth Day! Jeff talks with Rona Fried for the latest in Green News as well as some of the people involved with making the first Earth Day successful back in 1970 and Carl Pope, former Executive Director of the Sierra Club! ..... Join the Conversation! Call toll-free on 844-3-SANTOS (844-372-6867)!

- Robin Weber Pollack - President of Journey's International. Also Journey's International founders, Drs. Will and Joan Weber. Talking about the first Earth Day back in 1970 and making the environmental movement their life's mission!
"Journeys International, an Ann Arbor-based adventure travel company, is proud to revisit its roots in Earth Day and announce that for Earth Day 2015, Journeys is making a substantial donation to Earth Day Network's Campaign to Protect Asian Elephants. Plus, throughout the year, a percentage of all trip proceeds will go directly into the Earth Preservation Fund (EPF), a Journeys-operated nonprofit supporting local conservation projects in its destinations."

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

- Carl Pope, former Executive Director and Chair of the Sierra Club. He has served on the Boards of organizations including the National Clean Air Coalition, California Common Cause, and Public Interest Economics Inc. He is an author and regular contributor at the Huffington Post.

- Jim Warren, Washington D.C. Bureau Chief for the New York Daily News and former Managing Editor for the Chicago Tribune.

And Listener Calls!

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