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We talk with Democratic activist and President of the Columbia Democratic Club Jake Burdett about his history in Democratic politics and about his plans for Howard County's must venerable Democratic organization! Download FWDMD E142A 11242020 Continue reading
Posted 7 hours ago at Forward Maryland
Steve Hunt joins us for 2020 election analysis! Download FWDMD E141A 11062020 Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2020 at Forward Maryland
Along with Steve Hunt, we give our expert prognostications as to the results of the 2020 elections. Download FWDMD E140A 10282020 Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2020 at Forward Maryland
We welcome Steve Hunt to the show for this tri-hosted edition, featuring his perspective on the HoCo BOE elections, how leaders can lead better, as well as the third Presidential debate, and has Rudy Giuliani suffered the greatest fall from fame in our lifetimes? Download FWDMD E139A 10242020 Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2020 at Forward Maryland
We talk with Delegate Vanessa Atterbeary from District 13 in Howard County about a wide range of topics, including local school board districts, policing, domestic violence issues, and what the 2021 session of the Maryland General Assembly may have in store! Download FWDMD E138A 10212020 Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2020 at Forward Maryland
Today's episode was a great interview with Roxana Sergovia-Beltran, Founder of Harvest United! Download FWDMD E137A 10172020 Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2020 at Forward Maryland
With three weeks to go before the November General Election, we talk with Howard County Board of Education candidate Matthew Molyett! Download FWDMD E136A 10132020 Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2020 at Forward Maryland
We talk Presidential COVID! The Veep debate! Robin Ficker's Folly! And two developments regarding the Howard County Council. This and much more! Download FWDMD E135A 10062020 Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2020 at Forward Maryland
Howard County Charter Review Commission member James Howard talks with us about the charter review process, and the charter amendments Howard Countians will vote on this fall. Also, pre-debate thoughts! Download FWDMD E133A 09272020 Continue reading
Posted Sep 27, 2020 at Forward Maryland
We discuss the outrageous decision made regarding the officers responsible for Breonna Taylor's death, and about the Howard County Council's current legislation which would end the County's contract with ICE. Download FWDMD E132A 09232020 Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2020 at Forward Maryland
We talk with Howard County Historical Society Executive Director Shawn Gladden about interesting inflection points in Howard County history! Download FWDMD E131A 09112020 Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2020 at Forward Maryland
We talk with Howard County Board of Education candidate in District 4, Julie Hotopp! Download FWDMD E130 08292020 Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2020 at Forward Maryland
We talk about the fear-ridden, hate-filled dumpster fire that is the 2020 Republican National Convention, the 2020 Democratic National Convention, the chances for a third (or fourth) party, and the cancelled games in professional sports this evening. Download FWDMD E129 08262020A Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2020 at Forward Maryland
We talk with local investigative journalist Pat Elder about poly fluoroalkyl substances, otherwise known as PFAS. These substances are found on military bases and are contaminating civilian waterways in Maryland, across the US, and around the world. Why is Maryland behind in legislating against these hazardous chemicals? Find out in... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2020 at Forward Maryland
We talk about this week's upcoming Democratic National Convention, being brought to you from Milwaukee, Delaware, and many virtual places in between! Download FWDMD E127 08162020A Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2020 at Forward Maryland
We talk with Howard County Peace Action Coordinator Erinn Camp Mansour about her organization and about how peace issues are relevant at the state and local level. Download FWDMD E126 08092020A Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2020 at Forward Maryland
We talk with Green Party candidate for City Council in Baltimore's 12th Council District, Franca Muller Paz! Download FWDMD E125 08042020A Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2020 at Forward Maryland
We talk with David Parrish, the author of "Losing Jon", about his book about the death of a young Columbia man in 1990, and the significance of those events in today's landscape. Download FWDMD E124 07312020A Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2020 at Forward Maryland
We talk about the current push to reopen schools for in-person learning during the pandemic, and talk about what's behind that push, who's behind it, and speculate as to what they're thinking! Download FWDMD E123 07282020A Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2020 at Forward Maryland
We talk with Howard County Councilmember Opel Jones about his first 18 months in office, his favorite pieces of legislation, ICE, CB-9 redux and much more! Download FWDMD E122 07182020A Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2020 at Forward Maryland
Jason and I had a terrific time breaking down and handicapping the various contenders for the Democratic Vice Presidential selection. Coming later this month! Download FWDMD E120 07142020A Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2020 at Forward Maryland
We talk with Independent candidate for Congress in Maryland's 7th Congressional District, Amber Ivey! Download FWDMD E120 07092020 aud Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2020 at Forward Maryland
Bill talks with President and CEO of Howard County's Inner Arbor Trust, Nina Basu, about how arts organizations and the arts community have been affected by the pandemic. Download FWDMD E119 07072020 aud Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2020 at Forward Maryland
We talk with Baltimore Washington sports journalist Marty Niland on how the pandemic has affected, and how it might affect, the world of sports! Download FWDMD E118 06302020 aud Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2020 at Forward Maryland
We talk with Democratic nominee for Baltimore City Comptroller Bill Henry! Fresh off his defeat of incumbent Comptroller Joan Pratt, what are his plans for reinventing the Comptroller's Office? Download FWDMD E117 06192020 aud Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2020 at Forward Maryland