Charlottesville–Right Now: Dan Bluestone joins Coy Barefoot

2.28.11 Associate Professor and Director of the Historic Preservation Program in the UVA School of Architecture Dan Bluestone joins Coy to discuss the Meadowcreek Parkway. Bluestone talks about the history of the road, and he also touches on the lawsuit which has brought the Meadowcreek Parkway into the news stream recently.

Charlottesville–Right Now: Bob Holsworth joins Coy Barefoot

2.28.11 Founder and President of Bob Holsworth joins Coy to discuss recent political news in the Commonwealth. On the docket for today’s conversation are Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell being on the short list for the Vice Presidential nomination, the continued discussion surrounding the privatization of ABC stores, and the new safety standard requirements for abortion clinics. Holsworth is also a Managing Principal of Decide Smart.

Charlottesville–Right Now: David Swanson joins Coy Barefoot

2.24.11 Best-selling author and political analyst David Swanson joins Coy for an extended conversation about the events in Wisconsin. Swanson breaks down the comments made by Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker during the recent prank call by an imposter claiming to be well known philanthropist and political advocate David Koch. He also addresses the idea of a “class war” which we may or may not be witnessing in the Packer state. Finally, the two discuss the movement right here in Charlottesville to give UVA employees a “living wage.” Be sure to check out his most recent book War is a Lie.

Charlottesville–Right Now: Lolita Bland joins Coy Barefoot

2.24.11 Lolita Bland joins Coy to discuss first annual EMBODI Conference in Charlottesville. The conference, co-hosted by the Charlottesville Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta, Inc. and 100 Black Men of Central Virginia, is titled “Empowering Males to Build Opportunities and Develop Independence,” and will be held at PVCC on Saturday, March 12.