Broadside: The News With Jim Braude

Broadside: The News With Jim Braude

Analysis and commentary on the top stories of the day

Wednesday, Jan 21, 2015 at 08:24 PM EST

Opiate Addiction at Crisis Level

Opiate Addiction at Crisis Level

Susan Cyr, mother of a fatal overdose victim, talks about the crisis that was missing from President Obama's State of the Union address: the daily death toll from opiate overdoses.

Wednesday, Jan 21, 2015 at 07:31 PM EST

Beacon Hill Battle Advice

Beacon Hill Battle Advice

Former Massachusetts House Speaker Thomas Finneran has some advice for Governor Charlie Baker on battles over budget cuts and tax hikes.

Monday, Jan 19, 2015 at 08:18 PM EST

MLK's Dream and "Selma"

MLK's Dream and "Selma"

Founder Rev. Jeffrey Brown of Boston's Ten Point Coalition joins Jim Braude to discuss the importance of Dr. King's work and how he would perceive today's "Black Lives Matter" protests.

Monday, Jan 19, 2015 at 10:49 PM EST

Keeping MLK's Dream Alive

Keeping MLK's Dream Alive

Mentoring leader Robert Lewis Jr. of The Base joins Jim Braude to discuss how an act of racial hate drove him to do positive work in his community, the impact of Dr. King's work on the U.S. and what still needs...

Friday, Jan 16, 2015 at 07:06 PM EST

Historic Test of Gay Marriage

Historic Test of Gay Marriage

The Supreme Court announced Friday that it will decide whether same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry everywhere in America.

Thursday, Jan 15, 2015 at 07:22 PM EST

Romney 2016?

Romney 2016?

Kirsten Hughes, chair of the Massachusetts Republican party, and Rob Gray, a Republican adviser, weigh in on the former Massachusetts governor's chances at a third bid for president.

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