The Lowdown

SELECT p.ID, p.post_title, p.post_excerpt FROM `wp_5_posts` AS p, `wp_5_postmeta` AS m1, `wp_5_postmeta` AS m2 WHERE p.post_type = "ira-podcast" AND p.post_status = "publish" AND m1.post_id = p.ID AND m1.meta_key = "ira_podcast_date" AND m2.post_id = p.ID AND m2.meta_key = "ira_podcast_show" AND m2.meta_value = "the_lowdown" ORDER BY UNIX_TIMESTAMP(m1.meta_value) DESC LIMIT 9 , 9
Shocking upsets of traditional Dems are taking place in primaries across the country. Here on Cape Cod our centrist and conservative Democratic congressman has a challenger from the Bernie camp. His name is Bill Cimbrelo. He has a lot to say and folks are listening.
A Harvard psychologist shares the latest scientific findings on how to work effectively with extremely difficult people. It incorporates the latest findings in brain science and whether you're dealing with problem kids, angry family members, or entitled tourists, or A-holes from the office, it works!
The Pilgrim nuclear plant may or may not be closed. Today we're talking another one that resisted retirement, that was located close to a major city, that the government considered safe, and whose continued operation emphasized economic development over ecological and humanitarian concerns. This one was called Chernobyl.
Many old Cape Cod mariners chose to hide the truth about their connection to the salve trade. Instead they told heroic tales about their adventures on the high seas. These myths became became the white lies that pass for our history.
Why are so many chronic Lyme patients are refused treatment? Why is there is no reliable test for Lyme and no funding for a vaccine? Why are doctors punished for treating chronic Lyme patients; and why is the medical profession is at war over the disease. Today's guest unearths the truths about the Politics of Ticks.

Preventing Lyme

May 21, 2018
Ticks are ruining countless lives. But we don't have to give up the outdoors to avoid them. In Part Two of our series Lyme: The First Epidemic of Climate Change we talk about what to wear, what to spray, and the cutting edge technologies to stay out of harm’s way.
There's a real rift in our country between those who have served in the military and those who have not. It’s an issue called the civilian military divide. It's never been wider and its growing everyday. A retired Lt. Colonel and West Point graduate joins me to talk about it.
How did a brash young outcast conquer the art capital of the world? What kind of magnetism attracted a constant stream of acolytes? What were the demons that drove him until he created a painting so radical that it angered everyone who saw it and was kept hidden away for nine years... until it changed the art world forever after.
It’s been years now since the Supreme Court ruled that the right to marry is guaranteed to same sex couples. Yet as President Trump eagerly workis to undo the progress of the Obama years the need to organize has never been more clear.