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Analysis and commentary on the top stories of the day

Friday, Jan 20, 2017 at 09:47 PM EST

Trump's Presidential Soundtrack

Trump's Presidential Soundtrack

Can any president bridge the gap between the "party of Beyonce" and the "party of Lee Greenwood?" George Howard of Berklee College and Rev. Irene Monroe discuss.

Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 at 11:31 PM EST

How Trump Crashed the Parties

How Trump Crashed the Parties

Former Massachusetts GOP Chair Jennifer Nassour and Democrat Steve Kerrigan, a former Ted Kennedy staffer and 2014 candidate for lieutenant governor, discuss how Donald Trump has disrupted Democrats, Republicans...

Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 at 11:25 PM EST

Clemency for Chelsea Manning

Clemency for Chelsea Manning

Did President Obama's decision to commute Chelsea Manning's sentence serve justice? Did it harm national security? Former military advisor Robert Roughsedge and attorney Wendy Murphy discuss that, and Murphy...

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 at 08:51 PM EST

Was Woman's Murder Preventable?

Was Woman's Murder Preventable?

Was Brockton's latest domestic-violence related homicide a preventable death? Sue's guest are Ruth Zakarin, Director of Trauma Services, Family and Community Resources; Dulce Ferreira, MA Alliance of Portuguese...

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 at 08:49 PM EST

Studies Point to Extra Impact of Climate Change

Studies Point to Extra Impact of Climate Change

Hottest year ever on record bodes ill for impact on New England. Sue's guest is Ambarish Karmalkar of Northeast Climate Science Center at UMass Amherst, one of the researchers behind latest report on climate...

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