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.

May 29, 2018 – Arsenal For Democracy Ep. 227

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Topics: Idaho primary discussion; William Barber and the Poor People’s Campaign; ICE crimes against humanity. People: Bill, Rachel, Nate. Produced: May 27th, 2018.

Episode 227 (53 min):
AFD 227

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May 22, 2018 – Arsenal For Democracy Ep. 226

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Topics: Recent primary victories by progressive and left candidates; Recent developments in Gaza and Jerusalem. People: Bill, Nate. Produced: May 20th, 2018.

Episode 226 (54 min):
AFD 226

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AFD Ep. 226 Links and Notes from Nate

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May 15, 2018 – Arsenal For Democracy Ep. 225

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Topics: Radical history in Pennsylvania; the Sanders bill to make unionizing easier. People: Bill, Rachel, Nate. Produced: May 13th, 2018.

Episode 225 (52 min):
AFD 225

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AFD Ep. 225 Links and Notes on Pennsylvania Radicalism

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May 8, 2018 – Arsenal For Democracy Ep. 224

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Half-Episode: The US nationalization of all railroads during World War One. People: Bill, Rachel, Nate. Produced: May 6th, 2018.

Episode 224 (28 min):
AFD 224

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– Article Citation: “Liquidation of Federal Railroad Control” by James C. Davis, American Bar Association Journal, vol. 8, No. 6 (June 1922), pp. 327-332
– General background: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Railroad_Administration

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No new episode 5/1/18

No new episode of the radio show today. We needed a break – and extra time to prepare our upcoming episode on radical history in Pennsylvania. No big surprise that the state is chock full of it. We expect to be back next week with a half-hour episode.

Apr 24, 2018 – Arsenal For Democracy Ep. 223

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Topics: CDC de-funding and other science budget cuts by Trump; radicalism in Delaware history. People: Bill, Rachel, Nate. Produced: April 22nd, 2018.

Episode 223 (52 min):
AFD 223

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Episode 223 Notes and Links

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Apr 17, 2018 – Arsenal For Democracy Ep. 222

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Topics: Municipal ambulance services; unregulated electric utilities; UK Labour’s proposal for free youth bus fares. People: Bill, Rachel, Nate. Produced: April 15th, 2018.

Episode 222 (53 min):
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Ambulances (again — see previous episode):
https://khn.org/news/taken-for-a-ride-ambulances-stick-patients-with-surprise-bills/


http://www.nccde.org/341/Emergency-Medical-Services
https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2018/03/31/east-boston-gets-second-ambulance/3EH7wIvG33vVJC8ONn81AJ/story.html?event=event25
https://www.boston.gov/departments/emergency-medical-services
Massachusetts Attorney General vs private electric utilities:
https://www.mass.gov/news/ag-healey-calls-for-shut-down-of-individual-residential-competitive-supply-industry-to-protect
Previous episode on utility regulation & FDR
Corbyn/Labour bus fare plan for under-25 passengers:

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