Markey on the Mic

Markey on the Mic

Subscribe to Ed Markey's U.S. Senate campaign podcast and hear about the issues that matter most to Massachusetts from the Red Sox to the Green New Deal to Medicare for All and beyond.

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June 23, 2020 40 min
Decarceration will save lives. Join me and District Attorney Rachael Rollins on the mic as we address the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on the criminal justice system.
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On the mic with me today are GreenRoots leaders Maria Belen Power and Madeleine Scammell and Chelsea City Councilorette Damali Vidot to talk about the severity of the COVID-19 crisis in Chelsea.
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I am joining Hampden County Sheriff Nick Cocchi on the mic to talk about how we can keep first responders and our communities safe during this pandemic.
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On this special episode of Markey on the Mic, Senator Ed Markey handed the mic over to the Team Markey bargaining committee to discuss how they organized to become the first state campaign in Massachusetts history to unionize.
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George Floyd was murdered by police officers on video and in broad daylight. We need justice. On the mic with Senator Ed Markey is Michael Curry, Ricky Grant, Rahsaan Hall, and Rev. Willie Bodrick II for a conversation on systemic racism and the murder of George Floyd.
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Navigating the stress and uncertainty of the coronavirus pandemic is challenging for all of us. On the mic with Ed Markey is State Rep. Tami Gouveia and Dr. Michael Goldberg, who will talk about how to care for your mental health during this crisis.
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The rise in racist anti-Asian sentiment during the coronavirus pandemic is unacceptable. On the mic with Ed Markey is Samuel Hyun of the Massachusetts Asian American Commission, who will talk about how we address this surge in intolerance in Massachusetts and across the country.
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Frontline workers need our help. On the mic with Ed Markey is AFSCME President Lee Saunders and AFSCME Council 93 Executive Director Mark Bernard to discuss how we can protect essential workers.
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On this Markey on the Mic, Senator Ed Markey and legendary sports reporter Bob Ryan discuss the greatest comebacks in Boston sports history.
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Each day 100 Americans die from largely unregulated firearms. 170 die from opioid-related overdoses. These crises will only worsen during this pandemic. John Rosenthal from Stop Handgun Violence and PAARI - Police Assisted Addiction & Recovery Initiative joins Senator Ed Markey on the mic to discuss how we can address these public health emergencies.
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As COVID-19 forces more children to learn through the internet, we must ensure that their privacy is protected. On this episode of Markey on the Mic, Ed talks with Common Sense Media CEO Jim Steyer about how we can protect kids online.
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The CDC has failed to give clear guidance for workers in the retail food industry and its customers. In this episode of Markey on the Mic, Dr. Walter Willett gives Senator Ed Markey his advice on best food safety practices during COVID-19.
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Jane Fonda and Senator Ed Markey sit down for a conversation on climate change, environmental justice, and COVID-19 in this episode of Markey on the Mic.
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Airline workers are at high risk of infection and facing tremendous economic uncertainty. Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) President Sara Nelson and Senator Ed Markey sat down to discuss what else we can do to keep airline workers safe in this episode of Markey on the Mic.
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April 20, 2020 52 min
Bob Ryan and Senator Markey sit down to talk about the coronavirus's impact on the sports world and some of their favorite Boston sports moments.
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State Rep. Nika Elugardo and Senator Ed Markey discuss the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic on the most vulnerable people in her community and their ongoing relief efforts.
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COVID-19 is worsening economic and social disparities in our communities. State Representative Liz Miranda joined Senator Markey in this episode of Markey on the Mic to talk about how to tackle this crisis with a focus on justice and equity.
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Grocery store workers are essential workers and must have personal protective equipment. In this episode, United Food and Commercial Workers Local 328 President Tim Melia and Senator Markey talk about the needs of workers on the front lines at grocery stores across Massachusetts and the country.
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Across the country, doctors and nurses are being sent onto the front lines of a global pandemic without the proper equipment. Dr. Talia Singer-Clark, a member of the Committee of Interns and Residents/SEIU, joined Senator Ed Markey to talk about what it’s like working on a COVID-19 unit and what we need to keep our health care workers safe.
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There are more than 500 hospital workers in Massachusetts who have tested positive for COVID-19 and that number is growing. In this episode of Markey on the Mic, Senator Ed Markey and Massachusetts Nurses Association President Donna Kelly-Williams talk about how to address this crisis.
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