Bill Humphrey

About Bill Humphrey

Bill Humphrey is the primary host of WVUD's Arsenal For Democracy talk radio show and is a Senior Editor for The Globalist. Follow him @BillHumphreyMA on twitter.

Sept 19, 2017 – Arsenal For Democracy Ep. 196

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Topics: Senate Medicare for All bill breakdown; Hurricane Irma. People: Bill, Nate and Rachel. Produced: Sept 17th, 2017.

Episode 196 (55 min):
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Please note that the show now airs/releases on Tuesdays instead of Wednesdays.

Related links

Medicare for All Act of 2017 Chapter by Chapter Summary
White paper: Options to Finance Medicare for All
Our episode on Dental Care
Our episode on how to nationalize oil and gas
Our episode on climate austerity governments

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Sept 5, 2017 – Arsenal For Democracy Ep. 195

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Paul has been on the road reporting on Confederate monuments, the West Virginia Senate race, anti-protest laws, and more. Other topic: Hurricane Harvey and government response so far. People: Bill, Nate and Paul. Produced: Sept 3rd, 2017.

Episode 195 (56 min):
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Please note that the show now airs/releases on Tuesdays instead of Wednesdays.

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Vice: “Can You Win in Trump Country with a Bernie Sanders Platform?”
The Outline: “Much Ado About Antifa”
– More of Paul’s reporting on the episode’s topics will be published soon at various outlets. Follow @pblest on Twitter to keep up with his latest.
– Two Washington Post pieces on the Hurricane Harvey flood insurance crisis — here & here
– AP News: Toxic waste sites flooded in Houston area

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Aug 29, 2017 – Arsenal For Democracy Ep. 194

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Topics: The abusive proliferation of arbitration clauses; socializing ambulance services People: Bill, Rachel and Nate. Produced: Aug 27th, 2017.

Episode 194 (54 min):
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Please note that the show now airs/releases on Tuesdays instead of Wednesdays.

Related links

EPI: The Arbitration Epidemic
Richard Cordray (CFPB) op-ed in NY Times
LA Times 2013 background article on ambulance services in the US
CBC background article on ambulance services in Canada

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Aug 23, 2017 – Arsenal For Democracy Ep. 193

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Topics: The Boston counter-demonstration to the far right after Charlottesville, Trump’s antagonism, the race relations challenge in present-day Boston, and the Confederate monuments debate. People: Bill and Nate. Produced: Aug 21st, 2017.

Episode 193 (55 min):
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Ep. 192: How to Nationalize US Oil and Gas

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Like the single-payer healthcare fight, but for the entire global climate…

 
The beginner’s guide to a pragmatic government purchase of the US oil and gas industry to wind down fossil fuel production rapidly in the global public interest.
People: Bill and Nate Produced: Aug 13th, 2017.

Episode 192 (51 min):
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You might also want to listen to Ep. 178, on climate austerity in a state of emergency, which originally aired in April 2017.

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Aug 9, 2017 – Arsenal For Democracy Ep. 191

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Topics: Abusive proliferation of non-compete clauses; a leftist future for intellectual property and pharmaceutical patents. People: Bill, Rachel, and Sarah. Produced: Aug 7th, 2017.

Episode 191 (55 min):
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