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Wednesday, December 31 1969

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Democracy Here --- Episode 7

Recorded April 14, 2018

Speeches and interviews from this spring's Tax Rally on the town common, as well as music and poetry provided by Annie Hassett (not pictured).

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A Newsworthy Morning

We filmed this morning's Franklin County Chamber of Commerce Breakfast, complete with a surprise action by a small group raising awareness about racism.  Though we had only planned on doing one short news story video for our homepage today, interviewing the winner of this year's Recorder Citizen of the Year Award, the activists inspired a second.  Because of this, by the end of the day, you'll be able to watch three videos from this morning on our homepage:  our interview with the 2014 Citizen of the Year---congratulations Marie Putala!---, the full chamber breakfast (it will

Climate Summer Riders in Town August 4th-9th

Adapted from a Climate Summer press release:

A team of six college-age students in orange shirts will be riding into Greenfield today.  They are traveling around western Massachusetts by bicycle , with no support vehicle, to build grassroots opposition to the proposed Kinder-Morgan Tennessee Gas Pipeline extension.  Thus far, they have traveled 500 miles and have more to go before ending the summer in Salem, MA.  During their time in town, they will host a Creative Open Mic with a climate justice theme.

Pat & Tex to Perform Friday & Saturday

Adapted from a Pat & Tex LaMountain press release:

Local musicians Pat & Tex LaMountain will be supporting two community events this weekend.  On Friday afternoon, you'll be able to find them at Clarkdale Fruit Farms and, on Saturday morning, they'll be entertaining crowds at the Greenfield Farmers' Market.

Local Citizens to Participate in Nation's Largest Climate Rally

From a ForwardOnClimate.org Western MA Alliance press release:

Chartered buses and car loads of concerned citizens and students from western Massachusetts will travel to Washington, DC to join what is predicted to be the largest climate rally in US history on Sunday February 17, 2013.  Sponsored by the Sierra Club, 350.org, and Hip Hop Caucus, the Forward on Climate rally at the National Mall will bring together thousands of voices around the country sounding the alarm of run-away global warming. The purpose of the rally is to urge President Obama to aggressively address climate change and to begin by stopping development of the Keystone XL Canadian tar sands pipeline.

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