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Today on Boston Public Radio: We begin the show by talking with listeners about a post-vaccine spending boom, and the fight to stay frugal this summer. Steven Maler and John Douglas talk about Commonwealth Shakespeare Company’s return to outdoor theater with their rendition of “The Tempest,” for the 25th anniversary of Free Shakespeare on the Commo…
 
Washington Post columnist EJ Dionne talks about President Biden’s meeting this week with Russian President Vladimir Putin. He also discusses speculation around whether AG Merrick Garland will push to litigate abuses of power made under the administration of former President Trump. Next, we opened phone lines to talk with listeners about Juneteenth …
 
Food writer Corby Kummer spoke with Boston Public Radio on Thursday about NotMilk, a plant-based product from start-up NotCo, that purportedly mimics cow’s milk better than other alternatives. “I’m really eager to go out and try it, because the company says that NotMilk can taste, cook, and froth like cow’s milk,” he said. “It is so much better for…
 
President Joe Biden’s decision to meet with Vladimir Putin initially prompted skeptics to question whether it would only serve to elevate the Russian leader’s position on the world stage. Washington Post columnist EJ Dionne told Boston Public Radio on Thursday that Biden did well to push back against Putin’s defense of jailing opposition leader Ale…
 
Today on Boston Public Radio: Medical ethicist Art Caplan talks about the benefits and drawbacks of vaccine lottery incentives, in light of the VaxMillions program announced Tuesday by Gov. Charlie Baker. Next, we open phone lines to hear listener thoughts on the Massachusetts newly-announced VaxMillions lottery program. Homeland security expert Ju…
 
Today on Boston Public Radio: We begin the show by opening phone lines to talk with listeners about the day-to-day impact of Massachusetts ending its COVID-19 state of emergency. National Immigration Forum president and CEO Ali Noorani discusses the significance of the newly-released film adaptation of “In The Heights,” which highlights the value o…
 
Today on Boston Public Radio: We kick things off by opening phone lines to talk with callers about the latest trend of people quitting their jobs in a moment of post-vaccine clarity. Emerald Necklace Conservancy president Karen Mauney-Brodek talks about how the pandemic has changed our relationship with public spaces, and previewed the summer event…
 
Today on Boston Public Radio: We begin the show by asking listeners what perks their offices could give to get them back at the workplace. Sue O’Connell updates us on the leadership shakeup at Boston Pride, and the Boston City Council’s vote to change its rules so that they can remove a council president by a two-thirds vote. She also shares her th…
 
Today on Boston Public Radio: Chuck Todd updates us on the latest political headlines, from President Joe Biden’s upcoming meeting with Vladimir Putin at the G7 Summit to Vice President Kamala Harris’ trips to Guatemala and Mexico. Todd is the moderator of “Meet The Press” on NBC, host of “Meet The Press Daily” on MSNBC and the political director f…
 
Food writer Corby Kummer spoke with Boston Public Radio on Thursday about self-pouring alcohol machines and legislation. “Connecticut is about to allow these self-pour alcohol machines,” he said. “You’ve all seen the vending machines, especially from Coca-Cola, that pre-mixes your drink and you pick exactly what you want, and that’s a huge innovati…
 
Today on Boston Public Radio: Dr. Tina Opie discusses the rise of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) trainings in the corporate world, and explained how companies can foster more inclusive work environments. She also shares her thoughts on whether it’s time to retire dress codes mandating strict business attire. Dr. Opie is an Associate Profess…
 
Today on Boston Public Radio: Saraya Wintersmith talks about the firing of Boston Police Commissioner Dennis White for alleged domestic violence. Wintersmith covers Boston City Hall for GBH News. Then, we asks listeners whether they’ve lost trust in law enforcement due to recent scandals facing the Boston Police Department and the Massachusetts Sta…
 
Today on Boston Public Radio: EJ Dionne updates us on the latest political headlines, from former President Donald Trump’s speech at the North Carolina Republican Convention to Sen. Joe Manchin’s (D-WV) statement that he would not support Democrats’ voting rights bill. Dionne is a columnist for The Washington Post and a senior fellow at The Brookin…
 
Today on Boston Public Radio: We start the show by opening the phone lines, talking with listeners about whether they’re reassessing their relationships as we emerge from the pandemic. Sue O’Connell explains how LGBTQ activists are challenging Boston Pride to diversify its board, and the nationwide debate over involving police in pride. She also ta…
 
Today on Boston Public Radio: Chuck Todd updates us on the latest political headlines, from former President Donald Trump shutting down his blog to his claims that he’ll be reinstated as president in August. Todd is the moderator of “Meet The Press” on NBC, host of “Meet The Press Daily” on MSNBC and the political director for NBC News. Then, we as…
 
Food writer Corby Kummer spoke with Boston Public Radio on Thursday about the cyberattack against JBS, the world’s largest meat processing company. “Plants were closed down because they were unable to schedule workers and it interrupted the entire supply chain,” he said. “The idea that you’ve got cattle and need a slaughterhouse to be open to conti…
 
Today on Boston Public Radio: We begin the show by talking with listeners about searching for childcare services as they return to the workplace. Art Caplan talks about Moderna’s application to the FDA for approval of its vaccines. He also shares his thoughts on the Supreme Court hearing of a Mississippi case that could overturn Roe v. Wade, and th…
 
Today on Boston Public Radio: Acting Mayor Kim Janey discusses the investigation into Boston Police Commissioner Dennis White, and Northeastern University’s plans to build a 25-story dorm and classroom space in Roxbury. She also answers listeners’ questions during “Ask the Acting Mayor.” David Leonard speaks about the reopening of the Boston Public…
 
We're on tape today, replaying some of our favorite conversations, which includes: Ron Chernow joins Jim and Margery to talk about his biography, GRANT Harvard Business School's Michael Norton discusses his latest research, which looks at what is more valuable to people, saving money of saving time Author Karl Ove Knaussgard discusses his book, Aut…
 
We’re on tape today, replaying some of our favorite conversations, which include: James Beard award winning pastry chef Joanne Chang discussing her book, Pastry Love: A Baker’s Journal of Favorite Recipes. Former commercial fisherman Bren Smith discussing his book, Eat Like a Fish: My Adventures Farming the Ocean to Fight Climate Change. Jacques Pe…
 
Today on Boston Public Radio: Chuck Todd speaks about the San Jose Valley Transit Authority (VTA) rail yard shooting, and weighs in on what it would take for Congress to pass meaningful gun reform legislation. Todd is the moderator of “Meet The Press” on NBC, host of “Meet The Press Daily” on MSNBC and the political director for NBC News. Next, we …
 
Today on Boston Public Radio: We start the show by asking listeners whether schools should have police officers on campus. Art Caplan shares his thoughts on the CDC’s decision to not investigate breakthrough COVID-19 cases among vaccinated people, and the rollback of mask mandates across the country. Caplan is director of the Division of Medical Et…
 
Today on Boston Public Radio: Attorney General Maura Healey discusses the investigation into Hopkinton teen Mikayla Miller’s death, the use of no-knock warrants in the Commonwealth, and allegations of domestic violence against Boston Police Commissioner Dennis White. She also answers listeners’ questions during “Ask the AG.” Dr. Renee Crichlow talk…
 
Today on Boston Public Radio: EJ Dionne talks about Democrats’ responses to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s policies, and the generational divide among American Jews on Israel and Palestine. Dionne is a columnist for The Washington Post and a senior fellow at The Brookings Institution. His latest book is "Code Red: How Progressives And …
 
Today on Boston Public Radio: Rep. Jim McGovern shares his thoughts on GOP opposition to the formation of a commission to look into the Jan. 6 Capitol riots. House Rules Chairman McGovern (D-MA) represents the 2nd Congressional district. District Attorney Rachael Rollins discusses the investigation into Boston Police Commissioner Dennis White, focu…
 
Food writer Corby Kummer spoke with Boston Public Radio on Thursday about how Oatly, a company that sells oat milk products, made its Wall Street debut. “It turns out there’s very big Chinese and big business money behind it,” he said. “Today is a very big day for Oatly, because now it has an IPO and it is maybe going to be valued at $10 billion by…
 
Today on Boston Public Radio: We begin the show by opening phone lines, talking with listeners about the House’s passage of a bill that would establish a commission to investigate the Jan. 6 Capitol riots. Andrea Cabral discusses former Boston Police Commissioner William Gross’ claims that former Mayor Marty Walsh knew about the domestic violence a…
 
Today on Boston Public Radio: We begin the show by talking with listeners about the labor shortages hotels and restaurants are facing as the U.S. reopens. Jonathan Gruber talks about Congress’ Lower Drug Costs Now Act, and shares his thoughts on possible solutions to lowering the cost of prescription drugs. Gruber is the Ford Professor of Economics…
 
Today on Boston Public Radio: We start the show by opening phone lines, asking listeners how they felt about the reopening of high schools across Massachusetts. Trenni Kusnierek talks about the Yankees’ COVID-19 outbreak, and the Red Sox’s decision to not require vaccines for players. She also discusses former NFL players Kevin Henry and Najeh Dave…
 
Today on Boston Public Radio: Saraya Wintersmith updates us on the investigation into former Boston Police Commissioner Dennis White amid allegations of domestic violence. Wintersmith covers Boston City Hall for GBH News. Next, we open the phone lines, talking with listeners about transparency in police departments. Rob Anderson talks about what th…
 
Today on Boston Public Radio: Superintendent Brenda Cassellius discusses the Boston School Committee’s decision to raise graduation requirement standards for students, and the school system’s capital improvement plan. She also talks about addressing learning loss among students. Cassellius is the superintendent of Boston Public Schools. Next, we ta…
 
Today on Boston Public Radio: Chuck Todd shares his thoughts on the future of the GOP after the ouster of Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WI). Todd is the moderator of “Meet The Press” on NBC, host of “Meet The Press Daily” on MSNBC and the political director for NBC News. Next, we ask listeners what pre-pandemic behaviors they’ve returned to. Shirley Leung tal…
 
Food writer Corby Kummer spoke to Boston Public Radio on Thursday about the current worker shortage in the restaurant industry. Many workers simply left Boston during the pandemic, Kummer said. “People who had options found other sources of work and moved to places that were cheaper to live than Boston,” he said. “They decided they’re going to be w…
 
Today on Boston Public Radio: We start the show by opening phone lines, talking with listeners about Rep. Liz Cheney’s (R-WI) ouster from GOP leadership. Jonathan Gruber weighs in on whether the U.S. should implement a value-added tax to help fund President Joe Biden’s “Build Back Better” agenda. Gruber is the Ford Professor of Economics at MIT. He…
 
Today on Boston Public Radio: We begin the show by talking with Shirley Leung about a survey from Leading Asian Americans to Unite for Change (LAAUNCH) that found that of 2,766 American adults who were asked to name a well-known Asian American, the most common answer was “I don’t know.” We then open the phone lines to continue the conversation with…
 
Today on Boston Public Radio: EJ Dionne discusses this week's GOP vote over the political future of Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., who faces a potential ousting from her position as the third highest-ranking House Republican. He also talks about what President Biden’s infrastructure plan could mean for blue-collar workers on both sides of the political spectr…
 
Today on Boston Public Radio: We begin the show by asking listeners about vaccine hesitancy among parents. Sue O’Connell remembers the life of local trans activist Jahaira DeAlto. She also talks about the U.S. birth rate decline and an increase in “gray divorce.” O’Connell is the co-publisher of Bay Windows and the South End News, as well as NECN's…
 
Today on Boston Public Radio: Chuck Todd updates us on the increasing number of GOP members calling for the ouster of Rep. Liz Cheney. Todd is the moderator of “Meet the Press” on NBC, host of “Meet the Press Daily" on MSNBC, and the Political Director for NBC News. We then talk with listeners about the state of the GOP as Rep. Liz Cheney loses sup…
 
Today on Boston Public Radio: We begin the show by talking with listeners about Facebook’s decision to uphold their ban of former President Donald Trump. Jonathan Gruber weighs in on President Joe Biden’s infrastructure plan, explaining how it could impact the caregiving and nursing home industry. Gruber is the Ford Professor of Economics at MIT. H…
 
Food writer Corby Kummer spoke to Boston Public Radio on Wednesday about what it’s like to eat on the International Space Station (ISS). “There’s something endlessly fascinating about food in space,” he said. “First of all, space ice cream was developed for a NASA gift shop, it has never been eaten in space or sent up in a spaceship." Dehydrated gi…
 
Today on Boston Public Radio: We begin the show by opening the phone lines, asking listeners whether they would travel to states where vaccination rates are low. Trenni Kusnierek explains why Manchester United fans are protesting against the club’s U.S. owners, the Glazer family. She also updates us on the status of the Tokyo Olympics. Kusnierek is…
 
Today on Boston Public Radio: We begin the show by talking with listeners about going mask-free outdoors following Gov. Charlie Baker’s updated mask mandate. Ali Noorani explains how the 2020 U.S. census could allow President Joe Biden to explore more channels for legal migration. Noorani is President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Imm…
 
Today on Boston Public Radio: Chuck Todd updates us on the latest political headlines, from President Joe Biden’s joint address to Congress to the FBI raid on Rudy Giuliani’s apartment. Todd is the moderator of “Meet the Press” on NBC, host of “Meet the Press Daily" on MSNBC, and the Political Director for NBC News. Next, we talk with listeners abo…
 
Today on Boston Public Radio: We begin the show by talking with listeners about President Joe Biden’s first 100 days in office. Art Caplan walks us through the CDC’s latest guidelines on wearing masks outdoors. He also shared his thoughts on Alaska Airlines’ decision to ban Alaska state Sen. Lora Reinbold from all flights after she didn’t comply wi…
 
Today on Boston Public Radio: Dr. Ryan DeLapp explains how many people of color are experiencing trauma from videos of police brutality, and reactive coping methods adopted by people of color. Dr. DeLapp is a psychologist at Montefiore Medical Center and Assistant Professor at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Saida Grundy weigh in on hate crime…
 
Today on Boston Public Radio: EJ Dionne shares his thoughts on President Joe Biden’s approval ratings and first 100 days in office. Dionne is a columnist for The Washington Post and a senior fellow at The Brookings Institution. His latest book is "Code Red: How Progressives And Moderates Can Unite To Save Our Country.” Next, we open the phone lines…
 
Today on Boston Public Radio: We start the show by asking listeners whether they wanted to continue working from home after the pandemic. Sue O’Connell explains the decision to put Bay Windows and the South End News on the market. She also weighs in on Caitlyn Jenner launching a bid for the California governorship. O’Connell is the co-publisher of …
 
Today on Boston Public Radio: Chuck Todd updates us on the latest political headlines, from the Derek Chauvin trial verdict to state efforts to reform police departments. Todd is the moderator of “Meet the Press” on NBC, host of “Meet the Press Daily" on MSNBC, and the Political Director for NBC News. Next, we ask listeners about how they’re trying…
 
Today on Boston Public Radio: Throughout the show, we took listeners’ calls on the Derek Chauvin trial verdict. Michael Curry shares his thoughts on the Derek Chauvin trial verdict, urging that the fight for racial justice is not over. Curry is the president and CEO of the Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers and a member of Governor Ch…
 
Today on Boston Public Radio: We begin the show by opening phone lines, asking listeners whether Massachusetts should lift rules on wearing masks outside. Trenni Kusnierek talks about the backlash against the European Super League, and her plans for the Tokyo Olympics. She also discusses the debate over bills seeking to ban transgender athletes fro…
 
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