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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

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

How Much Does The 2020 New Hampshire Primary Matter?

8/13/2019
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Despite the surge in candidates visiting the Granite State this week, this summer has been a relatively slow in New Hampshire. Why?

Duration:00:12:40

Full Episode: Does The New Hampshire Primary Still Matter?, Signs Mass Shooters Exhibit Before Attacks, Debate Over South End 'Clean Sweep'

8/13/2019
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Host Chris Citorik speaks with the Boston Globe's James Pindell about the candidates up in New Hampshire this week and how the state's role has changed this primary season. Plus, Worcester State University professor James Silver on what we know about what signs mass shooters exhibit before attacks, and perhaps how to prevent them. Also, debate continues after a controversial police action in the South End earlier this month.

Duration:00:51:16

The Aftermath Of 'Operation Clean Sweep'

8/13/2019
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Many South End residents residents say the police action was long overdue in a neighborhood that's experiencing a rise in crime ... but activists say it further stigmatized a vulnerable population and displaced many from their treatment, and their community.

Duration:00:19:43

Where Does The Criminal Case Against Jeffrey Epstein Go After His Death?

8/12/2019
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We take a look at what happens now to the case against Jeffrey Epstein with our legal analyst.

Duration:00:11:59

What Movies Were Worth Seeing This Summer?

8/12/2019
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As we come in the final few weeks of the summer movie season, we look at some of the highs and lows with Ty Burr, film critic and cultural columnist for the Boston Globe.

Duration:00:11:13

As Mass. Looks To Solve Its Transportation Woes, MBTA Announces Weekend Closures

8/12/2019
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The state continues looking for solutions to its congestion and public transportation issues.

Duration:00:25:09

Full Episode: How To Deal With Congestion In Boston, The Case Against Jeffrey Epstein, What Movies Are Worth Seeing This Summer?

8/12/2019
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Host Chris Citorik speaks with our panelists about how to deal with congestion, after the Baker administration acknowledged it's reached a "tipping point." Plus, the Department of Justice has found 'serious irregularities' at the jail where Jeffrey Epstein apparently killed himself. We discuss those with retired federal judge and WBUR legal analyst Nancy Gertner. Also, as we come in the final few weeks of the summer movie season, we look at some of the highs and lows with Ty Burr, film...

Duration:00:51:18

Week In Review: Police Sweep Of South End, RMV Scandal, Healing From Mass Shootings

8/9/2019
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In our Week In Review, we discuss the public reaction to a police operation in the South End on Tuesday, "a sweeping away" of folks dealing with substance use disorders and homelessness.

Duration:00:32:32