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Episodes

Reflecting On A Month Of Activism — And Change — With Young Activists In Boston

7/1/2020
We take stock of the last month of local activism with some of the people behind it: young women of color in Boston.

Duration:00:18:46

A Springfield Detective Shared Photo Of Her Niece At A Black Lives Matter Rally. She Was Fired

7/1/2020
A Springfield police detective was fired two weeks ago after sharing a post of her niece at a Black Lives Matter rally holding a protest sign that appeared to suggest people should "shoot" "back" at police, according to a report from MassLive.

Duration:00:13:16

At The Intersection Of Pride And Black Lives Matter

6/30/2020
This Pride Month has been one like no other.

Duration:00:08:46

Rep. Lynch On Police Reform, Reopening Massachusetts

6/30/2020
Rep. Lynch discusses why police reform legislation has stalled, despite broad public support both locally and nationally.

Duration:00:18:13

This Pride Month, The Focus Was On Black Lives Matter

6/30/2020
Plus, Rep. Stephen Lynch talks about why police reform legislation has stalled in Washington, D.C.

Duration:00:46:17

Assessing The State Of The Massachusetts Economy

6/30/2020
Statewide, the unemployment rate stands above 16 percent -- a new record. So just how bad is all this?

Duration:00:19:15

As SCOTUS Strikes Down A Restrictive Abortion Law, Looking To The Future Of Roe v. Wade

6/29/2020
The court struck down a Louisiana law that required doctors performing abortions have admitting privileges to nearby hospitals -- the effects of which could have left the state with a single abortion clinic.

Duration:00:11:17

An Eviction Crisis Is Looming: Report

6/29/2020
According to a new report from MIT and City Life/Vida Urbana, communities of color in Boston are disproportionately impacted by evictions in Boston -- and it could get worse with the pandemic.

Duration:00:20:28

Checking The Score: The Patriots Get A New QB ... And A Fine

6/29/2020
Big news for the New England Patriots breaking this week, with the signing of former Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton and penalties for another videotaping scandal.

Duration:00:05:36

Black And Brown Business Leaders Create Equity Fund To Address Systemic Racism Across Commonwealth

6/29/2020
We speak with Dr. Myechia Minter-Jordan, one of the fund's founding members.

Duration:00:09:48

Week In Review: Close Contact Businesses Reopen, Devastating Report On Holyoke Soldiers' Home

6/26/2020
In our Week In Review, we take your calls as Massachusetts continues the state's reopening, with close contact businesses this week.

Duration:00:46:33

Yarmouth Pushes Back On State Reopening Guidelines

6/25/2020
The Yarmouth board of selectmen recently passed a resolution allowing businesses to conduct normal operations "without fear of local repercussions."

Duration:00:09:05

What Is Going On With All The Fireworks?

6/25/2020
Boston Mayor Marty Walsh says complaints in the city through the month of May were up more than 2,000% from last year.

Duration:00:20:16

State Education Leaders Issue Guidance On How Schools Could Reopen This Fall

6/25/2020
We speak with Jeffrey Riley, the Commissioner of the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.

Duration:00:19:11

Emerson President Lee Pelton On Boston Racial Equity Fund

6/25/2020
Boston Mayor Marty Walsh announced Thursday a new initiative in the city, aiming to raise millions of dollars to address racial inequity.

Duration:00:09:07

Nightly Fireworks Are A Headache For Cities And Town Across Massachusetts

6/25/2020
Mayor Walsh said complaints in Boston through the month of May were up more than 2000 percent from last year.

Duration:00:48:37

Children And Play, During A Pandemic

6/24/2020
As Massachusetts continues to reopen, and the number of new coronavirus cases remain stable, many parents are thinking about their kids and play.

Duration:00:19:07

Scathing Report Details Mismanagement During Holyoke Soldiers' Home Outbreak

6/24/2020
We speak with WBUR's Miriam Wasser, who has been following the story.

Duration:00:15:34

State Report On Outbreak At Holyoke Soldiers' Home Describes Conditions As A 'War Zone'

6/24/2020
Plus: Why is it that when police violence happens, other officers are often just standing by and watching rather than intervening?

Duration:00:47:55