Broadside

Broadside

Analysis and commentary on the top stories of the day

Thursday, Mar 26, 2015 at 10:39 AM EDT

Voters and Boston 2024

Voters and Boston 2024

Chris Dempsey of No Boston Olympics joins Mara Dolan on Broadside to explain why he feels the city should not host the Games.

Tuesday, Mar 24, 2015 at 07:16 PM EDT

Who Owns the Parish Church?

Who Owns the Parish Church?

Who owns the parish church? Jon Rogers and Attorney Mary Elizabeth Carmody tell why they and others are defying order to evaluate St. Frances Xavier Cabrini Church.

Tuesday, Mar 24, 2015 at 07:14 PM EDT

Mass. Casino Set to Open in 2017

Mass. Casino Set to Open in 2017

What does it take to succeed in the casino game? Michael Mathis, president of MGM Grand Springfield, looks ahead to 2017 opening after Tuesday's groundbreaking.

Monday, Mar 23, 2015 at 07:20 PM EDT

Should Pot Be Legal?

Should Pot Be Legal?

Attorney Steven Epstein with Bay State Repeal and Dr. Kevin Hill, a psychiatrist specializing in addiction treatment, debate the possibility of lifting marijuana prohibition as lawmakers on Beacon Hill weigh in...

Monday, Mar 23, 2015 at 07:09 PM EDT

Globetrotters at TD Garden

Globetrotters at TD Garden

Shoot Hoops Like a Girl: Buckets Blakes and Sweet J of the Harlem Globetrotters joined necn to discuss bullying and the gender divide in sports.

Monday, Mar 23, 2015 at 06:59 PM EDT

Ted Cruz: Campaign or Crusade?

Ted Cruz: Campaign or Crusade?

How does Ted Cruz's political platform stack up in the 2016 presidential race? David Paleologos of the Suffolk University Center for Political Research joined necn to discuss.

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NECN's nightly forum for analysis and commentary on the top stories of the day. Jim Braude filters the news with common sense, informed skepticism and a commitment to the truth, asking tough questions on topics. Weeknights at 6 p.m.