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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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Episodes

Watch: Ballot Question 2 Debate Over Citizens United And Campaign Finance Reform

10/18/2018
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If approved, the state would establish a citizen commission to study and recommend potential constitutional amendments.

Duration:00:49:17

Mayor Walsh Looks To Gain Support For New Coastal Resilience Plan

10/17/2018
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Mayor Marty Walsh's plan to protect the city from rising sea levels is essentially a complete re-design of the Boston waterfront.

Duration:00:16:18

Week In Sports: Red Sox Playoffs, Celtics Season Opener, Aaron Hernandez

10/17/2018
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Can the Red Sox clinch a World Series berth with a win over the Houston Astros?

Duration:00:08:00

Mayor Walsh, Lori Trahan

10/17/2018
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Host Deborah Becker speaks with Boston Mayor Mary Walsh about his new climate resiliency plan: a complete re-design of the Boston waterfront. Plus, the Boston Asian American Film Festival will kick off with the screening of "The Joy Luck Club," a movie that helped pave the way for the current wave of popular Asian American films. We speak with Rosalind Chao, the star of the 1993 movie. Also, Lori Trahan, the Democratic candidate running in the 3rd Congressional District, speaks with us about...

Duration:00:50:28

Democrat Lori Trahan Says She's Running To Be A Voice For Families In Congress

10/17/2018
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Trahan faced a tough primary, coming out ahead of nine other candidates, and after a recount it was determined that she won by less than 150 votes.

Duration:00:14:28

From 'Joy Luck Club' To 'Crazy Rich Asians,' Film Festival Reflects On Asian-American Representation

10/17/2018
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The Boston Asian American Film Festival will feature over 50 films by Asian filmmakers and about Asian communities.

Duration:00:11:17

Watch: Two Sides Of Transgender Protection Law Square Off In Debate

10/16/2018
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Should Massachusetts keep the law allowing transgender people to use the public accommodations that correspond with their gender identity?

Duration:00:49:18

Sen. Warren Releases DNA Results

10/15/2018
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The DNA results show that Warren likely had a Native American ancestor six to 10 generations back.

Duration:00:06:05

Congressional Candidate Rick Green Says He's A Different Type Of Republican

10/15/2018
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We speak with the 3rd district candidate.

Duration:00:12:58

Question 1 Divides Nurses, Harvard Admissions Case Begins

10/15/2018
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Host Deborah Becker speaks with WBUR's Carrie Jung about the first day of the admissions lawsuit against Harvard University. Also, Massachusetts nurses appear to be split on the ballot question that would affect their jobs. Plus, Republican Rick Green who running to replace Niki Tsongas in the 3rd Congressional District.

Duration:00:49:30

WBUR Poll Finds Mass. Nurses Are Divided On Question 1

10/15/2018
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According to a new WBUR poll, 48 percent of registered nurses say they plan to vote yes on Question 1, which would establish nurse-to-patient ratios. Forty-five percent say they'll vote against the measure.

Duration:00:15:48

Day 1: Harvard Denies Racial Discrimination In Court

10/15/2018
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In 1990, the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights documented that Harvard admitted Asian-American applicants at a significantly lower rate than white applicants despite slightly stronger SAT scores and grades, but it attributed that to the university’s boosts for alumni children and athletes.

Duration:00:15:18

HUBweek 2018 2.0: The Future Of Work And Robotics

10/12/2018
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HUBweek 2018 2.0: The Future Of Work And Robotics

Duration:00:13:19

Week In Review: Governor's Race, State Police

10/12/2018
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We review the big stories of the week, including the race for Governor between incumbent Republican Gov. Charlie Baker and his Democratic challenger, Jay Gonzalez; the UN's Climate Change Report and the State Police scandal.

Duration:00:24:17

2 Of The Best Baseball Teams Meet. Here's What To Expect In The Red Sox-Astros Match-Up

10/12/2018
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The Red Sox and the Astros have each won over 100 games in the regular season. The winner of the ALCS moves on to the World Series.

Duration:00:06:52

Week In Review, Red Sox, And Fall River

10/12/2018
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Host Evan Horowitz speaks with our panelists about the first debate in the Governor's race and how Boston should respond to the UN's climate report. Plus, WBUR's Chris Citorik speaks with the CEO of i-Robot from Boston's HUBweek. We check in on Fall River, where the mayor is back at work after being charged with fraud. Also, the Red Sox face the Houston Astros.

Duration:00:50:29

Harvard Students On Admissions, HUBweek

10/11/2018
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Host Evan Horowitz speaks with two Harvard students weigh in on whether the University discriminates against Asian Americans. Plus, Radio Boston's Jamie Bologna joins us from Hub Week, Boston's "festival of the future." Also, a professor from Mass. goes to the extremes to find out what philosopher, Friedrich Nietzsche, can teach us today.

Duration:00:50:29

State Police Records, 'We Can't Breathe'

10/10/2018
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Host Evan Horowitz speaks with WBUR's Ally Jarmanning about the State Police attempts to destroy records amidst overtime and payroll scandals. Plus, the case for Harvard in the upcoming admissions lawsuit. Also, Jabari Asim on his new book of essays, "We Can't Breathe," and the burden African Americans carry in their daily lives.

Duration:00:50:27

National Grid, Astronomical Discoveries

10/9/2018
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Host Evan Horowitz speaks with WBUR's Bruce Gellerman about why National Grid was forced to halt work after Woburn gas scare. Plus, the case against Harvard in the upcoming admissions lawsuit. Also, the stories behind some of the most important astronomical discoveries.

Duration:00:50:32

Supreme Court Legitimacy, Pre-Columbus America

10/8/2018
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Host Evan Horowitz speaks with law professors Garrett Epps and Rosanna Cavallaro about what the Kavanaugh confirmation means for the legitimacy of the Supreme Court. Also, we hear from Republican State Representative Geoff Diehl, who is challenging Elizabeth Warren for her Senate seat. Plus, Charles C. Mann on the forgotten history behind the man who "sailed the ocean blue" and what he found when he landed in "the new world."

Duration:00:50:28