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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

Could Managed Toll Lanes Break Boston's Gridlock?

8/21/2019
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Gov. Charlie Baker has resisted ideas like congestion pricing as a way to reduce traffic. But he says he may support a different idea: managed toll lanes.

Duration:00:24:03

Does Cape Cod Have A Gray Seal Problem? We Dig Into The Science

8/20/2019
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The gray seals have been blamed for eating up the fish, polluting the water, and attracting more sharks to the Cape.

Duration:00:14:05

What Would A Kennedy-Markey Primary Battle Look Like?

8/20/2019
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Could a primary battle between Congressman Joe Kennedy and Sen. Ed Markey be on the horizon?

Duration:00:12:44

CCC Chairman Steve Hoffman On Marijuana Home Delivery, Cafes And Body Cameras

8/20/2019
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Regulators have been working on rules for other ways of buying and selling marijuana, including home delivery and places where people can go to consume marijuana socially.

Duration:00:21:27

Full Episode: Cannabis Commissioner, Warren Endorses Sen. Markey, Does The Cape Have A Seal Problem?

8/20/2019
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Host Tiziana Dearing speaks with Cannabis Control Commissioner Steve Hoffman about what home delivery of marijuana could look like and continuing efforts to ensure equity in the cannabis industry. Plus, what impact will Senator Elizabeth Warren's endorsement of Senator Ed Markey have on the Mass. senate race? Also, the gray seals have been blamed for eating up all the fish, polluting the water, and attracting more sharks to the Cape. But, what's been the actual impact and does something need...

Duration:00:49:28

Greenland, USA? How Would That Even Work?

8/19/2019
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Can the U.S. buy Greenland?

Duration:00:10:00

Author Kristen Arnett On Why She Loves Taxidermy And 7-Eleven

8/19/2019
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Arnett is a fiction writer, essayist, librarian. Her first novel is called "Mostly Dead Things."

Duration:00:14:29

Full Episode: Gov. Baker's Plan For Managed Lanes, Can You Buy Greenland?, Author Kristen Arnett

8/19/2019
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Host Tiziana Dearing dives into Baker's plan to relieve congestion in Greater Boston, which includes "managed lanes" on major highways. Plus, we speak a transportation reporter in Atlanta about how managed lanes worked out for them. Also, President Trump says his administration is looking into buying Greenland. What's behind this idea? Plus, Kristen Arnett, fiction writer, prolific Tweeter, and self-proclaimed "7-11 connoisseur," on her novel about love, loss, and taxidermy.

Duration:00:49:26

Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang Visits New Hampshire

8/16/2019
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We speak with him from New Hampshire about his proposal for a "Freedom Dividend," gun control, and taking on Trump in 2020.

Duration:00:26:29

Full Episode: Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang, Week In Review

8/16/2019
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Host Chris Citorik and Jamie Bologna speak with presidential candidate and former tech executive Andrew Yang, who is campaigning in New Hampshire this weekend. Plus, in our Week In Review, we break down the busy week in New Hampshire politics and the announcement this week that Somerville plans to open a supervised drug consumption site next year, despite strong language from federal officials.

Duration:00:50:14

'It's Magic': Art Collector Howard Greenberg On 20th Century 'Vintage' Photography

8/15/2019
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Greenberg played a significant role in developing the modern photography market. His private collection, now on display, has been acquired by the MFA.

Duration:00:13:45

How Mass Shootings Reverberate In Our Communities And Online

8/15/2019
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We want to revisit what led to these tragedies, consider how we might prevent these attacks in the future, and check in on how communities targeted by white supremacist violence are thinking about their safety.

Duration:00:27:24

Madoff Whistle-Blower Alleges GE Covered Up Financial Problems

8/15/2019
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Whistle-blower Harry Markopolos says the findings are "bigger than Enron."

Duration:00:07:32

Full Episode: GE Cover Up, Checking In With The Latinx Community After El Paso, Art Collector Howard Greenberg On Vintage Photographs

8/15/2019
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Host Jamie Bologna speaks with WBUR's Beth Healy about a report from Wall Street whistle blower Harry Markopolos which alleges GE covered up financial problems. Plus, how has the attack in El Paso affected the Latinx community in Mass.? Also, art collector Howard Greenberg, who helped developed the modern photography market, on 20th Century 'vintage' photography.

Duration:00:51:22

Could The Rising Cost Of Water Leave Some Mass. Residents Struggling To Pay The Bill?

8/14/2019
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Why are costs rising and what's being done to help keep water affordable?

Duration:00:13:51

The Secrets Behind 'Incredible' Vegan Ice Cream

8/14/2019
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Can vegan ice cream really capture the flavors and magic of summer's favorite treat?

Duration:00:10:07

Somerville Vows To Open A Supervised Consumption Site, Defying Feds

8/14/2019
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Some public health advocates say such facilities allow medical professionals to monitor illegal drug use and potentially prevent overdoses, saving lives.

Duration:00:24:44

Full Episode: Somerville To Open Supervised Drug Consumption Site, Water Affordaibility In Mass., Vegan Ice Cream

8/14/2019
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Host Jamie Bologna breaks down the announcement that Somerville plans to open a supervised drug consumption site next year. Public health advocates say the facilities allow medical professionals to monitor illegal drug use and potentially prevent overdoses, saving lives. But they violate both federal and state law. What will that mean going forward? Plus, the rising cost of water is leaving many state residents struggling to pay the bill. Also, we make homemade vegan ice cream with the...

Duration:00:51:33

Mass Shooters 'Do Have Many Warning Signs,' Researcher Says

8/13/2019
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"It's really quite amazing how often people will tell others around them what they're going to do," says Worcester State University assistant professor James Silver.

Duration:00:15:27