Tuesday’s Show

Free Speech On The T: MBTA Board Bans Political, Religious And Social Ads

A controversial decision by the MBTA pits free speech rights against concerns about costly litigation.

How Rutland, Vt., Is Taking On Drug Trafficking With ‘Project Vision’

Rutland had developed a reputation as “heroin city,” but now, drug-related crimes are down, hundreds of people are going into treatment and drug dens are being demolished.

Newton Mayor Setti Warren On Income Inequality

How much can a mayor do to tackle the growing challenge of income inequality?

Author Rick Riordan Takes On Norse Mythology And Boston In New Book

Rick Riordan is the author behind the wildly popular “Percy Jackson and the Olympians” series. Now, Riordan lives with his family in Boston, and he’s written the first book in a new series based here in this city.

Monday, November 23, 2015

How Are Refugees Screened In Massachusetts?

In the aftermath of Paris, there is increased scrutiny on the refugee screening process for Syrians. We look at that process with expert Sasha Chanoff.

CommonHealth: ‘Sundowning’ And How To Prevent It

“Sundowning” is the term used by doctors and nurses for when some elderly patients start acting delirious when twilight falls.

Who Is Choosing To Home School Children In Massachusetts?

In the Boston area, more families than ever before are choosing to educate their children outside of district school systems.

Why Has History Forgotten Massachusetts Women’s Rights Leader Lucy Stone?

Historian Sally McMillen argues that Lucy Stone deserved a place in the pantheon of those who fought for women’s rights, alongside Lucretia Mott, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony.

Friday, November 20, 2015

Week In Review: Paris Attacks, Syrian Refugees, Fantasy Sports And Big Papi

Our week in review panel, featuring Renée Loth and Tom Keane, goes beyond the headlines.

AG Maura Healey On Draft Kings, Charter Schools, Proposed Kinder Morgan Pipeline

A look at the AG’s draft regulations for daily fantasy sports companies, her opposition to lift the cap on charter schools and more.

How Sister Corita Kent Celebrated Food, Christ And Life Through Pop Art

Kent was a Roman Catholic nun, and a wildly talented 1960s pop artist. It’s an unusual combination, but one with inspired purpose.

Host Meghna Chakrabarti introduces us to newsmakers, big thinkers and artists and brings us stories of relevance to Bostonians here and around the region. Live every weekday at 3 p.m. and 10 p.m.

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