The Dave Gram Show – April 23, 2018

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On Monday’s Dave Gram show on WDEV: Karl Marx famously called religion “the opiate of the people.” With religious involvement in decline in America and opiate abuse and overdose deaths on the rise, is it time to turn Marx’s dictum on its head? Are we getting to the point where opiates are the religion of the people? Our guests will …

The Dave Gram Show – April 18, 2018

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April is National Financial Literacy Month, and we have two experts coming on to talk about it: Vermont state Treasurer Beth Pearce and Tom Leavitt, president and CEO of Northfield Savings Bank. ← All Posts for Show The Dave Gram Show

The Dave Gram Show – April 17, 2018

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Does Vermont need a new layer of regulation to protect children from toxic chemicals? On Monday, Gov. Phil Scott vetoed S.103, which called for the commissioner of health to have new authority to ban children’s products found to contain chemicals of high concern. On Tuesday’s Dave Gram Show, we’ll have Paul Burns of the Vermont Public Interest Research Group, who …

The Dave Gram Show – April 11, 2018

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“If you break it, you own it,” then-Secretary of State Colin Powell said about invading Iraq, and 15 years later, that ancient land along the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers appears still to be broken. On Wednesday’s Dave Gram Show on WDEV, Dave talks with members of a distinguished panel of speakers who have gathered for the 2018 William E. Colby …

The Dave Gram Show – April 6, 2018

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The Dave Gram Show is back broadcasting live from the Vermont Statehouse on Friday. We’ll have a look at plans for a new mental health facility in Berlin and a decision by the Vermont Labor Relations Board to impose contract terms on state employees. We’ll also hear from both sides in the debate over raising Vermont’s minimum wage to $15 …

The Dave Gram Show – April 4, 2018

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On Wednesday’s Dave Gram Show, Bernie Sanders talks about the state of race relations in the United States, and about his own relations with leaders of communities of color in Vermont. We’ll also ask him how to avoid a repeat of the Russian meddling in the 2016 campaign. Later, we’ll talk with University of New Hampshire Professor Elizabeth Burakowski on …

The Dave Gram Show – April 2, 2018

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Should little boys always get the construction toys and girls the dolls? Or is it time to use toys to teach the little ones about changing gender roles? We hear from a toy store owner and a children’s center director. Then, April is the cruelest month, the poet says, but Vermont’s capital is using poetry to make it a bit …

The Dave Gram Show – March 30, 2018

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The Dave Gram Show on Friday returns to the Statehouse in Montpelier, where guns and efforts to control them remain the top story. Guests for the March 30 show include House Speaker Mitzi Johnson, Congressman Peter Welch, 2nd Amendment advocate Bill Moore, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Dick Sears and Sen. Peg Flory, who announced this week she’ll be retiring from …

The Dave Gram Show – March 26, 2018

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On the one month anniversary of the Dave Gram Show, Dave is in Craftsbury talking with Olympic Skiers about the future of the sport. Interviews include skiers Kikkan Randall, Ida Sargent, Andy Newell, and Caitlin Patterson as well as Judy Greer, co-owner of the Craftsbury Outdoor Center. ← All Posts for Show The Dave Gram Show

The Dave Gram Show – March 20, 2018

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On Tuesday we lead off with 2 in-studio guests: Dustin Degree and Sarah Buxton, co-leaders of Gov. Phil Scott’s Interagency Workforce Expansion Team. They’ll talk about efforts to grow Vermont’s labor pool to keep employers happy and the economy vibrant. ← All Posts for Show The Dave Gram Show

The Dave Gram Show – March 14, 2018

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In the first hour, Annette Smith executive director of Vermonters for a Clean Environment, talks about a report released by her group Monday saying Vermont has been going about the development of renewable energy in all the wrong ways. Then we hear from Olivia Campbell-Anderson of Renewable Energy Vermont, who thinks the state is largely on the right track. In …

The Dave Gram Show – March 9, 2018

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In the first hour, Norwich University computer science professor Jeremy Hansen talks about the new public effort supported by a dozen towns this week to bring high-speed internet service to residents and businesses. In the second hour, Vermont Rep. Kiah Morris visits be phone from Bennington to talk about challenges faced by African-Americans in Vermont. ← All Posts for Show …