Civic Soapbox

Civic Soapbox
3:42 am
Fri March 28, 2008

Governor Kaine Needs to Protect Our Childrens' Health

Charlottesville, VA – One person's concerns with the Governor's support of increased coal mining. John Cruickshank is the Chair of the Piedmont Group of the Sierra Club.

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Civic Soapbox
3:40 am
Fri March 21, 2008

Thoughts on Veteran's Benefits

Maurertown, VA – One person's thoughts on what we owe our armed services veterans. Larry Yates lives in Maurertown, Virginia. He has been an activist most of his life and currently works for the Virginia Organizing Project.

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Civic Soapbox
2:23 am
Fri March 14, 2008

Living With My Brother's Kidney

Charlottesville, VA – Thoughts about a brother's generosity. Dave Burton is an aquatic therapist at the Kluge Children's Rehabilitation Center in Charlottesville.

Information on organ donation can be obtained on these two websites:

Save 7 Lives

DMV Organ Donation Page

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Civic Soapbox
2:23 am
Wed March 12, 2008

Thoughts on the Middle East Peace Process

Harrisonburg, VA – In this essay, Kevin McTighe gives us his thoughts on the Middle East Peace Process. Kevin McTighe is a senior with the James Madison University Communications department.

If you're interested in hearing more ideas about a path to peace in the middle east, JMU is hosting a national debate on the topic on Thursday March, 13.

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Civic Soapbox
2:22 am
Fri March 7, 2008

Health Care: A Losing Lottery Ticket

Harrisonburg, VA – One mother's take on health care expense. Marcia Rempel Weaver is the mother of two school-aged children, and a student at Eastern Mennonite Seminary.

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Civic Soapbox
2:22 am
Fri February 29, 2008

Living in Public Housing

Charlottesville, VA – One woman's thoughts on the difficulties of getting ahead. Sherrika Nowell lives in Charlottesville, Virginia, and works for a non-profit.

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Civic Soapbox
2:22 am
Fri February 22, 2008

Opportunity Costs

Charlottesville, VA – Politics, economics, and dating. Leslie Durr is with an advance practice nurse with a psychotherapist practice in Charlottesville.

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Civic Soapbox
2:21 am
Fri February 15, 2008

A Soapbox Valentine

Harrisonburg, VA – A listener's thoughts on the universal applicability of Valentine's Day. Lennie Echterling teaches counseling psychology at James Madison University.

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5:12 am
Fri February 8, 2008

Wii are Sore

Harrisonburg, VA – Thoughts on an unexpected source of physical fitness. Ernie Didot is a videographer and educator in international development.

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Civic Soapbox
3:44 am
Fri February 1, 2008

Thoughts on Payday Lending

Staunton, VA – A call to return to Virginia's historical regulation of usurious interest rates. John Whitfield lives in Staunton, Virginia.

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