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Provocative stories and authentic voices from around Boston.

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Episodes

Congressman Seth Moulton On Biden's Afghanistan Troop Plan, Marathon Bombing Anniversary

4/15/2021
We get Congressman Seth Moulton's reaction to President Biden's planned withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan.

Duration:00:15:33

Northeastern University Requires COVID-19 Vaccines For All Students, Starting In The Fall

4/15/2021
Northeastern University became the first college in Massachusetts to announce a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for all students, starting in the fall. We talk about the decision with Michael Armini, Senior Vice President of External Affairs for Northeastern.

Duration:00:09:57

Microsoft Buys Massachusetts-Based Nuance

4/15/2021
Hiawatha Bray is a technology writer for the Business section for the Boston Globe, and joins us.

Duration:00:09:08

Rep. Moulton On U.S. Withdrawal From Afghanistan

4/15/2021
Plus, we check in with Northeastern University, the first school in Massachusetts to announce it will require all students to be vaccinated against COVID-19 starting in the fall.

Duration:00:47:34

"This Is A Robbery" Brings Gardner Story To Netflix

4/14/2021
This month Netflix launched a new four-part docu-series called "This Is A Robbery: The World's Biggest Art Heist." We speak with the filmmakers (and Boston brothers) Nick and Colin Barnicle.

Duration:00:13:58

The Long And Bumpy Road To Police Reform In Boston

4/14/2021
As Boston moves forward with the new Office of Police Accountability and Transparency, while the department is enveloped in yet another major scandal, where are we on police reform in Massachusetts?

Duration:00:23:35

New Poll Finds Kim Janey And Michelle Wu Leading The Mayoral Pack; COVID-19 Top Of Mind For Voters

4/14/2021
We speak with Bill Forry, the editor and publisher of the Dorchester Reporter, about the poll results.

Duration:00:10:05

Wu And Janey Lead The Mayoral Pack: Poll

4/14/2021
Plus, there's yet another deep dive into the unsolved Gardner Museum Art Heist on Netflix. We talk to the filmmakers.

Duration:00:47:55

Making Sense Of The J&J Vaccine Pause, And Taking Your Vaccine Questions

4/13/2021
WBUR's Commonhealth reporter Angus Chen joins us to give us the latest. We then take listener questions on vaccines and other coronavirus-related issues with our medical experts.

Duration:00:31:25

A Community Hurting - And How We Begin To Heal

4/13/2021
We speak with Mark Scott, Director of the Division of Violence Prevention at the Boston Public Health Commission, and Isaac Yablo, a data and impact specialist with SOAR Boston, the city's program for Street Outreach, Advocacy and Response.

Duration:00:16:30

Johnson And Johnson Vaccine Rollout Comes To A Crashing Halt

4/13/2021
Plus, following the shooting death of 73-year-old Delois Brown, we talk about the trauma -- for families, neighborhoods, communities -- and how the city responds to that trauma.

Duration:00:47:55

Former BPD Union President Faces Sexual Abuse Charges, Calls For Transparency Grow

4/12/2021
We discuss the reactions to this story with Boston Globe investigative reporter Andrew Ryan, and Boston City Councilor Ricardo Arroyo.

Duration:00:14:56

Transparency, Accountability, And The BPD

4/12/2021
Plus, we discuss Congress's legislative gridlock with Massachusetts Congresswoman Katherine Clark (D-05) and take listener calls about the misconceptions around BMI and the relationship between weight and health.

Duration:00:47:26

Creating A Healthier Conversation Around Pandemic Weight Gain

4/12/2021
We discuss the misconceptions around BMI and the relationship between weight and health in the pandemic.

Duration:00:17:19

Infrastructure, Pandemic, Guns: Can Congress Get It Done?

4/12/2021
We're joined by Massachusetts Congresswoman and Assistant Speaker of the House Katherine Clark to discuss.

Duration:00:15:07

Week In Review: The Race Between COVID Cases And Vaccinations, And Boston Mayoral Candidates

4/9/2021
The race is on between COVID-19 variants and vaccinations, and between Boston's mayoral candidates.

Duration:00:35:12

Marijuana Store Sues Haverhill Over Controversial Host Community Agreement

4/9/2021
Stem argues the city has provided no written justification for how it uses these "community impact" fees, and therefore, she should not have to pay them. The city says Stem signed a contract, and needs to honor it.

Duration:00:10:38

Reviving Boston's Travel And Hospitality Industries, Equitably

4/8/2021
Plus, Scott Kirsner on Boston's innovation economy.

Duration:00:35:46

How Boston's New 'All Inclusive' Tourism Campaign Could Uplift Minority Businesses

4/8/2021
We speak with Colette Philips, a co-developer of the city's campaign, president and CEO of Colette Phillips Communications and Founder of GetKonnected!

Duration:00:09:35

The Future Of Boston's Innovation Economy

4/8/2021
We focus on the present and future of Boston's innovation economy with the Boston Globe's Scott Kirsner.

Duration:00:13:34