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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

Week In Review: Rep. Moulton Primary Run Ends, RMV And State Police Turmoil, MIT Media Lab

8/23/2019
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We speak about Rep. Seth Moulton about dropping out of the Democratic presidential primary, corruption and competence in State agencies, and academics cutting ties with the MIT Media Lab because of its connection to Jeffrey Epstein.

Duration:00:39:05

New England's One Tough Coral

8/23/2019
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With coral reefs in peril because of climate change, New England scientists hope that Northern Star coral could hold answers to help mitigate the impacts of climate change on coral reefs around the world.

Duration:00:08:29

Full Episode: Week In Review, Seth Moulton Drops Out Of 2020, New England Coral

8/23/2019
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Host Tiziana Dearing speaks with our Week In Review panelists, The Boston Globe's Renee Graham and Boston Herald's Joe Battenfeld, on Rep. Seth Moutlon pulling out of the presidential primary and whether Rep. Joe Kennedy has a shot against Sen. Ed Markey. Plus, we talk competence and corruption in our state institutions: The RMV and the DNC. Also, New England coral and it might help teach us how tropical coral can survive climate change.

Duration:00:51:07

Neighborhood Bars And Community: What's Lost When They Close?

8/22/2019
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What does a neighborhood bar mean? To many they're community, connection and belonging.

Duration:00:22:31

Boston Immigration Officials Will Be Sent To The Mexican Border

8/22/2019
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What will it mean for immigration services in Boston?

Duration:00:09:34

Former U.S. Ambassador To Denmark On Trump Cancelling His Visit: 'It's Not How You Treat An Ally'

8/22/2019
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Former U.S. Ambassador to Denmark Rufus Gifford discusses President Trump canceling his state visit to Denmark.

Duration:00:15:39

Full Episode: Boston Immigration Officials Head To Border, Former U.S. Ambassador To Denmark, Death Of Neighborhood Bars

8/22/2019
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Host Tiziana Dearing speaks with WBUR's Shannon Dooling about why Boston immigration officials are being sent to the Mexican border and what that means for services in Boston. Plus, a former U.S. Ambassador to Denmark on President Trump decision to cancel a state visit to Denmark. Also, is Boston seeing the death of the neighborhood bar? We talk about what's lost when local establishments close and and how should bars evolve for 2019.

Duration:00:51:25

Feds Charge Former State Police Union Head And Ex-Lobbyist With Corruption

8/21/2019
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The U.S. attorney is charging them with conspiracy and obstruction of justice -- accusing the two of running a scheme that gathered thousands of dollars in illegal kickbacks.

Duration:00:09:28

What's The Line Between 'Dirty' And 'Clean' Money When Financing Academic Research?

8/21/2019
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Two academics will cut ties to the MIT's Media Lab after the Lab's director apologized for the Lab's ties to Jeffrey Epstein. We dig into the larger context.

Duration:00:10:00

Rep. Katherine Clark Talks Washington Politics

8/21/2019
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Clark joins us in studio.

Duration:00:29:30

Full Episode: Rep. Katherine Clark, State Police Union, 2 Academics To Leave MIT Media Lab

8/21/2019
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Host Tiziana Dearing speaks with Congresswoman Katherine Clark about the Green New Deal and gun control legislation. Plus, the former president of the Mass. state police union and the union's Beacon Hill lobbyist are charged with conspiracy and obstruction of justice for running a scheme that gathered thousands of dollars in illegal kickbacks. Also, two academics are cutting ties to MIT's Media Lab because of the Lab's ties to financier Jeffrey Epstein.

Duration:00:49:31

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