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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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@RadioBoston

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English

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WBUR 890 Commonwealth Avenue Third Floor Boston, MA 02215 (617) 353-1137


Episodes

WBUR's Shannon Dooling On Federal Immigration Agents Working In Boston

2/17/2020
WBUR's Shannon Dooling has more on a number of specially trained, tactical agents and officers of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency who are working in Boston.

Duration:00:13:40

SWAT-Like Immigration Officers Are Working In Boston

2/17/2020
What does that mean for the city's immigrant population? Also, James Roosevelt, Jr. on changes to the the DNC's rules about delegates.

Duration:00:49:05

The Expansion Of Presidential Powers

2/17/2020
On this President's Day, we look at how the founders envisioned the office of the presidency, how presidents from both parties have expanded the powers of the position over time, and what the current pattern could mean for the future of our democracy.

Duration:00:19:59

Here's How The New Democratic Party Rules About Delegates Will Impact The 2020 Election

2/17/2020
This year the rules governing the Democratic convention have changed. That's perhaps in part to avoid the speculation that happened after the nominating convention in 2016, where supporters of Bernie Sanders felt cheated out of the nomination.

Duration:00:13:24

Week In Review: Juul, New Hampshire Primary, Red Sox

2/14/2020
Jennifer Braceras, political analyst and senior fellow for legal policy with the Independent Women's Forum, and Marie St. Fleur, former Massachusetts state representative and now a principal at St. Fleur Communications and the chief executive officer of a cannabis company, join us to discuss the fallout from the New Hampshire Primary, AG Healey's lawsuit against JUUL and the Red Sox.

Duration:00:41:50

Should Boston Follows New York's Example And Ditch Rental Broker Fees?

2/13/2020
Plus, the Mass. Senate debates expanding access to mental health care. And, NPR's Steve Inskeep on America's original celebrity influencers.

Duration:00:49:17

Mass. Attorney General Maura Healey On Her Lawsuit Against Juul

2/13/2020
She said her office has obtained internal company documents show that Juul marketed to youth by purchasing ads on websites that are meant for kids.

Duration:00:12:49

Tufts Launches New Initiative To Analyze The Potential Cost Of Bills On Beacon Hill

2/13/2020
Tufts University is launched a new initiative Thursday to provide what they say will be a "CBO-like" analysis for state legislation and ballot initiatives.

Duration:00:07:51

NPR's Steve Inskeep On America's Original Celebrity Influencers

2/13/2020
His latest book is called "Imperfect Union: How Jessie And John Fremont Mapped The West, Invented Celebrity, And Helped Cause The Civil War."

Duration:00:15:01

Mass. Senate Debates Mental Health Bill

2/13/2020
The Massachusetts Senate is debating legislation that would expand access to and coverage of mental health care for patients across the state. Senator Julian Cyr, one of the bill's co-authors, joins us from the State House. Senator Cyr is also the Senate Chair of the Joint Committee on Mental Health, Substance Use, and Recovery.

Duration:00:07:45

Should Boston Ditch Rental Broker Fees?

2/13/2020
New York's tried it, Boston's mayor is considering it. What would it mean if the city got rid of these fees?

Duration:00:17:07

Jan Brett On What Makes A Children's Book Special

2/12/2020
Radio Boston's Chris Citorik caught up with Massachusetts-based children's book author and illustrator Jan Brett at the first stop of her recent nationwide tour.

Duration:00:06:14

Deval Patrick Suspends His 2020 Presidential Bid

2/12/2020
Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick announced Wednesday he is suspending his bid for the Democratic presidential nomination.

Duration:00:31:24

AG Healey Will Sue Vape Retailer Juul For Marketing To Teens

2/12/2020
Plus, we break down the New Hampshire primary results and speak with children's author Jan Brett.

Duration:00:38:58

Ahead Of The Returns, The Mood And News Out Of The N.H. Primary

2/11/2020
The Radio Boston team has been all over the Granite State, talking with political analysts and reporters, as well as voters casting their ballots in the first-in-the-nation primary.

Duration:00:49:55

Retirees Weigh Age Versus Experience Among Democratic Primary Field

2/11/2020
Birch Hill is a continuing care retirement community. Radio Boston's Zoë Mitchell had coffee with residents ahead of the primary - including a New Hampshire State Representative.

Duration:00:03:06

Religion And Politics Meet At The New Hope Baptist Church Ahead Of The New Hampshire Primary

2/10/2020
Radio Boston's Zoë Mitchell spoke with voters at the New Hope Baptist Church in Portsmouth, after Sunday service.

Duration:00:03:40

New Hampshire Is 90% White. Does Its First-In-The-Nation Primary Reflect The Country?

2/10/2020
New Hampshire is 90 percent white, according to the latest Census data. The US as a whole is 60 percent white. So what do immigrant communities and people of color in New Hampshire think of the primary?

Duration:00:04:31

Voters, Candidates, And Lots Of Emotion: It's The Day Before The N.H. Primary

2/10/2020
The Radio Boston team has been all over the Granite State, talking with voters as they prepare to cast their ballots in the first-in-the-nation primary. Join us. We're broadcasting LIVE from New Hampshire.

Duration:00:49:48