Category: The Maine Beacon

Maine Beacon: What Are Maine’s Colleges & Universities Planning For This Fall?

As the fall semester rapidly approaches, Esther Pew talks to Maggie Chipman, a student at Southern Maine Community College and Ruth Ann Paquette, a student at Unity College, about how their schools are planning to handle classes this fall and how they’ve been communicating with students. … Listen to the ShowMaine Beacon: What Are Maine’s Colleges & Universities Planning For This Fall?

Maine Beacon: Mainers of Color Confront Outbreaks of Both Violence & The Virus

David Patrick of Racial Equity and Justice joins the podcast to discuss the rally and march in downtown Bangor he helped organize this week and the demonstrations across the country in the wake of the murder of George Floyd at the hands of police in Minneapolis. … Listen to the ShowMaine Beacon: Mainers of Color Confront Outbreaks of Both Violence & The Virus

Maine Beacon: The Grassroots Campaign to Stop Drug Corporations from Profiteering off the Pandemic

Margarida Jorge, campaign manager for Lower Drug Prices Now, joins the podcast this week to discuss how pharmaceutical corporations, employing three lobbyists for every member of Congress, are seeking to profit off treatments and vaccines for COVID-19 developed with public money and how Mainers can help make sure these drugs are affordable. … Listen to the ShowMaine Beacon: The Grassroots Campaign to Stop Drug Corporations from Profiteering off the Pandemic

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