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Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
The Senate and House Healthcare bills will replace Obamacare subsidies with tax breaks for the wealthy. Meanwhile oil and gas companies continue to...

  • Added: Jun 27, 2017
  • Length: 02:54
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
The US Senate and House Healthcare Bills hold no intention for the government to feed the whole crowd, like those in the song "Froggy Went A'Courti...

  • Added: Jun 26, 2017
  • Length: 07:40
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
Some places, for example, the Intelligence Committee of the United States Senate serve as our country's moral proving ground. But this week‘s testi...

  • Added: Jun 18, 2017
  • Length: 02:57
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Discussion on the lingering history of racist ideology in the Americas and beyond.

  • Added: Jun 13, 2017
  • Length: 01:00:02
Caption: MY Pony, Credit: E.V. Cook
FBI Director James Comey is being queried about whether President Donald Trump asked him to drop the investigation of former National Security Advi...

  • Added: Jun 09, 2017
  • Length: 04:10
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
Everyday the world can ask again what’s right or wrong , not just smugly proceed, go along on its merry path, answers tucked under its arm, as proo...

  • Added: Jun 07, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
Caption: ...excluding your body, your health, your expectations of  the richest country in the world..., Credit: Susan Cook
Congress has taken on eliminating affordable health insurance coverage for all citizens. For many, this year is 'anno horribilis'. In the Departme...

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  • Added: Jun 03, 2017
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 1
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America has a long, long, long history of embracing immigrants one day, generally because it needed them for economic reasons, a variation of slave...

  • Added: Jun 01, 2017
  • Length: 27:50
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
In the Department of Poetic Justice, a poetic tribute to longings for a casino.

  • Added: May 20, 2017
  • Length: 01:19
Caption: ....at the top of my game..., Credit: Susan Cook
In the Department of Poetic Justice, government jobs distributed as they may be, a poetic tribute called "We'll Give You A Job" which might be sung...

  • Added: May 19, 2017
  • Length: 01:47
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This is a special 90-minute show, live from The Atlas Bar, featuring the music and protest politics of Fela Kuti, the Nigerian multi-instrumentalis...

  • Added: May 17, 2017
  • Length: 01:32:39
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
In the Department of Poetic Justice, we offer a poetic tribute to the complex topic of hiring candidates for government jobs who carry heavy politi...

  • Added: May 16, 2017
  • Length: 01:48
Caption: ...even the polar bears can teach him..., Credit: Susan Cook
Recently, millions protested government inaction on climate change and global warming. We turn to Department of Poetic Justice to help the current ...

  • Added: May 14, 2017
  • Length: 02:52
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
The House of Representatives' healthcare bill denies maternity care and continues to deny health insurance to 18 to 25 year olds. Maine's Repres...

  • Added: May 06, 2017
  • Length: 01:07
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Throughout President Donald Trump's campaign and first 100 days as president, he has continuously bashed the news media. Now, the journalists of t...

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  • Added: Apr 29, 2017
  • Length: 04:12
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: ...the value of  human anchoring..., Credit: Susan Cook
Ten years ago this month, Maine Public Radio fired the host of a 30 year popular jazz program, The humble Farmer because he criticized the Iraq War...

  • Added: Apr 29, 2017
  • Length: 06:53
Caption: Children's art is an eyeglass into their view. , Credit: Susan Cook
'Chuzo Tamotzu, Children’s Drawings and the Art of Resolution’ is a new exhibit at the Bowdoin Art Museum which presents the artwork of children f...

  • Added: Apr 01, 2017
  • Length: 08:07
Caption: The power of belief honored in R. Kelly's 'I Believe I Can Fly' not a free ride., Credit: https://youtu.be/GIQn8pab8Vc
In Maine, hearings before the Environment and Natural Resource Committee on Mining Regulations bring to mind a free plane ride- and lunch- given to...

  • Added: Mar 29, 2017
  • Length: 02:13
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This week The Rough Draft Diaries chats with Democratic Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur.

  • Added: Mar 27, 2017
  • Length: 06:48
Caption: I'd have Sonny Boy Williamson testify and sing 'Bye Bye Bird', Credit: youtube.com/watch?v=YSdwhnsV4Go
Maine's Legislature will vote on Open-Pit Mining soon but whose testimony about environmental contamination will be believed and who will speak th...

  • Added: Mar 24, 2017
  • Length: 06:34
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
From the Trump White House, the latest justification for dismissing legal challenges to the Muslim travel ban is that the Constitution makes the Un...

  • Added: Mar 17, 2017
  • Length: 05:28
Caption: The kindness of strangers made NYC subway and Obamacare..., Credit: Susan Cook
There is not a single insurance company in the country that has gone out of business because of the ACA . They’ve created new alliances, to wit Op...

  • Added: Mar 11, 2017
  • Length: 06:03
Caption: Charles Brandon Rapp McGuigan, Credit: Charles McGuigan
My son and I arrived shortly after noon, boarding the orange line at the West Falls Church Metro Station where I parked our Honda CRV. A hundred p...

  • Added: Feb 27, 2017
  • Length: 25:44
Caption: Madame Rosa, the magistrate of care, wouldn't take money for deep love., Credit: Susan Cook
Selling whatever this country has, for money, of course, at every turn, even at the highest echelons of government, has become the highest priorit...

  • Added: Feb 11, 2017
  • Length: 07:05
Caption: The Marquez family during their stay in the Venezuela embassy., Credit: Berta Marquez
With 65 million living as refugees and migrants, the world has never had more forcibly displaced people than it does now. In this 45-minute documen...

  • Added: Feb 09, 2017
  • Length: 48:05