What's Going On?

Producer

Sandy Baird

Description

Programs in this Series

Format: 2021-12-08
Format: 2021-12-08
TBD - 12/14/2021
TBD
Torture and the US Constitution - 11/09/2021
Sandy Baird and Kurt Mehta talk about Guantanamo Bay, the people who have been imprisoned and tortured there, and the legal and ethical ramifications of those actions.
The Biden Presidency 9 Months In - 10/13/2021
Sandy Baird and Guest Kurt Mehta talk about Biden's first 9 months in the White House.
Afghanistan - The Great Game - 09/16/2021
In the 19th century the British and Russian Empires fought over Afghanistan. With access to India the Brits sought to fold Afghanistan into their Asian sphere of influence; With borders on Russia the Tsars sought to maintain their control of Asia....
Cuba Today - 08/10/2021
Sandy Baird is joined by Kurt Mehta and Graham Clarke to discuss current events in Cuba.
Science? - 07/12/2021
Sandy Baird and Pete Garritano question the scientific consensus around Covid-19.
Post Covid World? - 06/24/2021
Sandy Baird, Attorney and Activist, and Joy Hopkins, Citizen Activist, discuss the state of the world after Covid-19.
Politics of the Day and January 6 Events - 01/29/2021
Sandy Baird, Attorney and Activist, and Pete Garritano, Citizen Activist, discuss politics of the day and the events of January 6, 2021.
Lockdowns - 12/18/2020
Sandy Baird, Beth Sachs, and Pete Garritano discuss lockdowns.
The Virus Without End - 12/07/2020
Kurt Mehta, Sandy Baird, and Pete Garritano discuss their understanding of the impacts and implications of Covid.
Supreme Court, Roe V. Wade, and Abortion - 10/16/2020
Kurt Mehta, Sandy Baird, and Pete Garritano discuss the possible implications of Trump's appointment to the Supreme Court, Amy Coney Barret, and impacts on Roe V. Wade and abortion laws.
The Big Hole Downtown - 09/16/2020
Sandy Baird and Attorney John Franco discuss the big hole downtown and the current status of law suits against the developers and what's next for Burlington.
Virus Shutdowns - 09/11/2020
Sandy Baird and company discuss the pandemic and the associated shutdowns.
The New Normal in the Age of COVID - 08/21/2020
Sandy Baird sits down with Pete Garritano and Jared Carter to discuss local politics in the time of COVID-19.
Nuclear bombs - Lessons Learned? - 08/07/2020
Host Sandy Baird is joined by Peter Garritano, Marc Estrin and Ian Stokes to discuss the 75 years since two atomic bombs were exploded over Japanese cities, and other fallout from the news.

Featured Story

Results of December 7th Special Election - unofficial

QUESTION 1 APPROVAL OF GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS FOR CITY CAPITAL PLAN PROJECTS
YES 3945 57.29%
NO 2941 42.71%
(requires a 2/3 majority to pass)

QUESTION 2. ISSUANCE OF REVENUE BONDS FOR BURLINGTON ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT PROJECTS
YES 4826 69.96%
NO 2072 30.04%

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