Broadside

Broadside

Analysis and commentary on the top stories of the day

Wednesday, Feb 25, 2015 at 08:29 PM EST

Twitter Responds to MBTA Delays, Alert Fail

Twitter Responds to MBTA Delays, Alert Fail

MBTA riders sounded off Wednesday, voicing their frustrations in the troubled transit authority.

Wednesday, Feb 25, 2015 at 11:22 AM EST

MBTA Impact on Boston 2024

MBTA Impact on Boston 2024

Has the collapse of the MBTA derailed plans for Boston 2024 Olympics Games? Evan Falchuk, United-Independent Party's 2014 candidate for Massachusetts Governor, joined necn to discuss.

Monday, Feb 23, 2015 at 08:03 PM EST

Gov. Baker's MBTA Dilemma

Gov. Baker's MBTA Dilemma

Can Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker make fixing the MBTA a political "win-win?" Plus, is former Mayor of NYC Rudy Giuliani toxic for GOP hopes in 2016? UMass Boston political science chair Erin O'Brien...

Monday, Feb 23, 2015 at 08:06 PM EST

ISIS Recruits "Jihadi Brides"

ISIS Recruits "Jihadi Brides"

Robert Trestan, ADL New England Regional Director, joined necn to discuss fighting back against ISIS and their use of social media to lure recruits.

Monday, Feb 23, 2015 at 08:04 PM EST

Giuliani Inflames 2016 Contest

Giuliani Inflames 2016 Contest

Massachusetts (D) Party executive director Matt Fenlon and Massachusetts GOP chair Kirsten Hughes joined necn to discuss their views on Gov. Charlie Baker, former NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani and Wisconsin Gov. Scott

Thursday, Feb 19, 2015 at 08:52 PM EST

Fixing the MBTA

Fixing the MBTA

Massachusetts Transportation Director Kristina Egan and Mary Connaughton, director of government transparency for Pioneer Institute, debate whether the organization's issues stem from mismanagement or a lack of...

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