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A new voice in Boston. Hosts Meghna Chakrabarti and Anthony Brooks introduce us to newsmakers, big thinkers, artists and extraordinaries in the Hub of the universe. Spirited talk, reporting and analysis from WBUR’s team of journalists. Listen every weekday.

A new voice in Boston. Hosts Meghna Chakrabarti and Anthony Brooks introduce us to newsmakers, big thinkers, artists and extraordinaries in the Hub of the universe. Spirited talk, reporting and analysis from WBUR’s team of journalists. Listen every weekday.
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A new voice in Boston. Hosts Meghna Chakrabarti and Anthony Brooks introduce us to newsmakers, big thinkers, artists and extraordinaries in the Hub of the universe. Spirited talk, reporting and analysis from WBUR’s team of journalists. Listen every weekday.

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WBUR 890 Commonwealth Avenue Third Floor Boston, MA 02215 (617) 353-1137


Episodes

The FDA Moves To Ban Flavored E-Cigarettes And Menthols

11/16/2018
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Although the proposals would be the most dramatic regulations of the tobacco industry in years, do they go far enough?

Duration:00:15:49

Mookie Betts Cleans Up: Named MVP of American League

11/16/2018
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This season, Red Sox right fielder Mookie Betts led major league with a .346 batting average and .640 slugging percentage. He hit 32 homeruns and stole 30 bases.

Duration:00:08:17

Week In Review: Democratic Leadership, Merrimack Valley, Amazon

11/16/2018
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Our panels discuss the leadership battle in the U.S. House of Representatives as Congressman Seth Moulton pushes Democrats not to pick Nancy Pelosi as speaker. We also cover the Merrimack Valley gas explosions and Amazon's Boston snub.

Duration:00:25:44

More Than Words In The South End Is A Bookstore With A Mission

11/15/2018
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The newly expanded bookstore in Boston's South End is using the power of books to help young people.

Duration:00:04:33

As Temperatures Drop, Merrimack Valley Residents Still Without Heat

11/15/2018
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Mayor Dan Rivera, of Lawrence, said almost 1,100 families in that city are still without heat or hot water.

Duration:00:09:15

With Pelosi's Future Uncertain, Is Now The Time For The Democrats To Change Tactics?

11/15/2018
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In the battle for power in Washington, political scientist David Faris says Democrats should adopt the same insurgent and obstructionist tactics as Republicans.

Duration:00:33:48

Merrimack Valley, Democrats Should 'Fight Dirty,' More Than Words Bookstore

11/15/2018
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Host Anthony Brooks speaks with a resident of the Merrimack Valley who still are without gas as the first snow storm of the season approaches. Also, the fight over whether Nancy Pelosi should be Speaker of the House. Plus, political scientist David Faris believes that it's time for the Democrats to "fight dirty" and their priorities for the next two years should be to "obstruct, delay, deny." Could that work? Also, the newly expanded "More Than Words" warehouse bookstore in Boston's South...

Duration:00:50:28

Marijuana In Brookline, Forgotten Founding Father

11/14/2018
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Host Deborah Becker speaks with a resident of Brookline over the continued fight over recreational marijuana stores in the area. Also, in sports, the Patriots lose to Tennessee. And Boston's forgotten "founding father" -- the story of a Boston doctor who helped lead the American independence movement at a time when many colonists were opposed to armed rebellion.

Duration:00:50:27

The Economic Cost Of The Opioid Crisis

11/14/2018
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A new study finds that the state loses billions of dollars a year because of workers struggling with addiction.

Duration:00:07:49

The Fight Over Recreational Marijuana Continues In Brookline

11/14/2018
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Ascend Massachusetts, a recreational marijuana company in Brookline, wants to open a store in the St. Mary's, a local business district.

Duration:00:19:16

Week In Sports: Patriots Lose In Tennessee, Celtics Struggle To Start The Season

11/14/2018
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Should Patriots fans be worried after Sunday's loss to the Titans?

Duration:00:09:04

Boston's Joseph Warren: America's Forgotten Founding Father

11/14/2018
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Dr. Joseph Warren laid the groundwork for American independence, at a time when many colonists were opposed to armed rebellion. But Warren was martyred at Bunker Hill, and today his story is largely forgotten.

Duration:00:13:47

2 Years After Locked ER Cost A Young Woman Her Life, Somerville Hospital Promises Changes

11/13/2018
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Laura Levis, 34, collapsed just outside Somerville Hospital's emergency room on Sept. 6, 2016. She died a week later. Her husband, Peter DeMarco outlined the failures that led to her death.

Duration:00:15:47

Radio Boston Full Hour

11/13/2018
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Radio Boston Full Hour

Duration:00:50:30

Amazon Passes Over Boston For Its Second Headquarters

11/13/2018
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"In some ways we absolutely dodged a bullet."

Duration:00:28:17

Exploring The Poetry Of War

11/12/2018
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Why do we often turn to poetry to express the violence of war?

Duration:00:22:16

Catholic Bishops Meeting, Stan Lee, And The Poetry Of War

11/12/2018
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Host Deborah Becker speaks with Robert Pinsky, former poet laureate of the United States, on how soldiers and society use poetry and writing to process war. Plus, Stan Lee died today at 95-years-old. We bring you a conversation Radio Boston had with him when he was in Boston last year. Also, Cardinal Sean O'Malley is at the bi-annual United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB). The gathering comes as the Church struggles with renewed urgency to address clergy sex abuse.

Duration:00:50:29

Vatican Asks U.S. Bishops To Delay Action On Sex Abuse Crisis

11/12/2018
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Boston Cardinal Sean O'Malley, who called for greater bishop accountability and transparency in a letter published Sunday, is among those present.

Duration:00:15:47

Week In Review: Thousand Oaks Shooting, Midterm Election Results

11/9/2018
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We review the major news stories of the week with our expert panel.

Duration:00:26:47

Week In Review, College GameDay, Luciana Souza

11/9/2018
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Host Callum Borhcers speaks with our Week In Review panelists about the shooting in Thousand Oaks and the midterm results. Plus, ESPN's 'College GameDay' comes to Chestnut Hill. Also, musician Luciana Souza on the poetry of Leonard Cohen.

Duration:00:50:29