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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: Markey Senate Race, Boston Police Incidents, #MeToo After 2 Years

9/20/2019
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Senator Markey has another challenger. The Boston Police Department faces issues with the community. And two years later, #MeToo is still experiencing its ups and downs.

Duration:00:38:39

Full Episode: Climate Strike, Week In Review On Boston Police, Sen. Markey, And

9/20/2019
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Host Tiziana Dearing speaks with WBUR's Miriam Wasser from the climate strike happening in Downtown Boston and around the world on Friday. Plus, in our Week In Review, we take listener calls on Senator Markey's senate race, issues with the Boston Police Department, and two years of the #MeToo movement.

Duration:00:49:27

Boston Climate Strike Draws Thousands Of Students And Activists

9/20/2019
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We talk about what the organizers hope to accomplish here in Massachusetts, across the country, and throughout the world.

Duration:00:09:33

With The Emmys Around The Corner, A Look At What Makes Good TV Theme Music

9/19/2019
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In advance of the Emmys, we ask, what makes good TV theme music?

Duration:00:15:26

What A Kennedy-Markey Showdown Means For Massachusetts

9/19/2019
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Markey was already facing two primary opponents, but Kennedy's decision to run pits two political powerhouses against each other.

Duration:00:04:41

'American Tragedy' Examines What A Mother Of A Columbine Shooter Has Learned 20 Years Later

9/19/2019
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The documentary, "American Tragedy," profiles Sue Klebold, the mother of one of the shooters at Columbine.

Duration:00:15:38

Arrest Reports Shine A New Light On 'Operation Clean Sweep'

9/19/2019
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Boston Police Commissioner William Gross and Mayor Marty Walsh claimed that most of the arrests were for violent crimes, and that most of the arrested individuals were from outside of Boston. But arrest records tell a different story.

Duration:00:12:44

Full Episode: Kennedy To Run For Senate, Operation Clean Sweep, Lessons From Columbine Shooter's Mother, TV Themes

9/19/2019
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Host Tiziana Dearing speaks with WBUR's Kimberly Atkins about Joe Kennedy's decision to jump into the Senate race. Plus, looking into the public records from last months so-called "Operation Clean Sweep." Also, a new documentary profiles the mother of one of the Columbine shooters. We speak with Sue Klebold about her son. And, in advance of the Emmy Awards, we ask, what makes good TV theme music?

Duration:00:49:53

Full Episode: Peter DeMarco, #Cancelled Culture, 'The Last Kids on Earth'

9/18/2019
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Host Tiziana Dearing speaks with Peter DeMarco, the husband of Laura Levi, who died a week after she found the door to an emergency room locked when she was seeking help for a severe asthma attack. Also, we speak about the firing of SNL's Shane Gillis and the implications of #cancel culture in 2019. Plus, Max Brallier has written more than 30 books, including the "Last Kids on Earth" series which has been turned into a Netflix series. We speak with him about writing for an adolescent...

Duration:00:49:34

Author Max Brallier On Zombies, Middle School And Friendship

9/18/2019
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The fifth book in the "Last Kids on Earth" series and an animated Netflix show both premiered this week.

Duration:00:12:07

Has 'Cancel Culture' Gone Too Far?

9/18/2019
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When public figures offend, do we cancel them, or forgive them?

Duration:00:24:22

The Husband Of Laura Levis, Who Died Outside A Somerville Hospital, On Understanding The Impacts Of Asthma

9/18/2019
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We're right in the middle of "Asthma Peak Week," the worst week of the year for asthma-related complications and it's a time of year that many asthma sufferers might not even know about.

Duration:00:11:51

Full Episode: Justice Kavanuagh, East Boston Housing Development, Michael Schur Of 'The Good Place' And 'Parks And Recreation'

9/17/2019
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Host Tiziana Dearing speaks with WBUR's Kimberly Atkins about the latest on Capital Hill after Mass Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley said she will introduce a resolution calling for an impeachment inquiry against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. Plus, a new housing development in East Boston is built to withstand sea level rise in Boston with what is called Climate Resilient Design. Also, we speak with Michael Schur, the force behind Parks and Recreation, Brooklyn Nine-nine, and The Good...

Duration:00:49:44

'The Good Place' Creator Michael Schur On The Show's Final Season

9/17/2019
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Schur was a writer and producer for "The Office," he co-created "Parks and Recreation" and "Brooklyn Nine-Nine," and he created "The Good Place."

Duration:00:17:12

Democrats Consider Impeaching Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh

9/17/2019
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Massachusetts Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley is introducing a resolution to open an impeachment inquiry after new and expanded allegations against Justice Kavanaugh surfaced this weekend.

Duration:00:17:48

How A New Housing Development In East Boston Is Preparing For Climate Change

9/17/2019
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A new luxury and mixed-used development in East Boston, called Clippership Wharf, has prepared. The complex was built to anticipate expected sea level rise in the city.

Duration:00:13:31

This Week In Climate News: A Global Summit, A Protest, And Catholic Bishops

9/16/2019
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Activists in Boston and cities around the world are planning a "climate strike" immediately before the UN summit to demand transformative action on climate change.

Duration:00:21:01

Full Episode: 2020 Climate Change Agenda, Antonio Browns Patriots Debut, Remembering Frontman Of The Cars

9/16/2019
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Host Tiziana Dearing speaks with two climate activists about what should be on the political agenda in 2020. Plus, Antonio Brown made his debut with the Patriots Sunday, and was the team's most targeted receiver. We break down what his presence means for the team, and look at the potential ways his legal situation could play out from here. Also, The Cars frontman Ric Ocasek died yesterday, and we remember him by revisiting a 2013 conversation he had with Radio Boston.

Duration:00:50:07

Remembering The Cars Frontman Ric Ocasek

9/16/2019
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We revisit a 2013 conversation with Ocasek.

Duration:00:11:05

Antonio Brown's Debut With The Patriots

9/16/2019
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As the investigation into sexual assault allegations against Antonio Brown continues, the Patriots wide receiver played his first game with his new team on Sunday.

Duration:00:16:37