The former Massachusetts State Treasurer and former Republican (now independent) politician looks at civility in politics, why Congress is gridlocked, and the importance of bipartisanship in Massachusetts and Washington to get things accomplished
The CEO of Father’s Uplift looks at an innovative program to keep fathers actively engaged in their children’s lives
The Co-Founder Our Bodies, Ourselves--Women’s Healthcare Collective, talks about the fight for women’s reproductive rights in the USA and how recent court decisions make the struggle to uphold Roe v. Wade particularly important today.
The latest research into honeybees, including why bees have an easier time living in an urban environment than a rural environment, the medicinal uses of bee products, bee longevity, bee DNA and bees in space.
Dr. Sahni specializes in Dermatology at Boston Medical Center and discusses how to recognize the symptoms of skin cancers, the importance of early detection, and available treatments.
The economic impact of marijuana sales in Massachusetts and why the rollout of recreational marijuana dispensaries in the Commonwealth is so slow.
The Founder of the Boston Wine School talks about the politics of buying (and selling) wine in Massachusetts, how climate change is impacting the wine business and the increasing popularity of roses
The Deputy Director at the Youth Advocacy Foundation answers the question as to why so many kids with problems in school end up in the juvenile court system and how to stop the school to prison pipeline
The Advisor to Faith Based Communities, The Conversation Project talks about the importance of having a conversation with your loved ones on their wishes for end of life care.
The TV critic from Two Tivos to Paradise previews the summer television season, the significance of Game of Thrones, the new Disney Plus streaming station, and how to cut the cord.
The author discusses her new book, The Body in the Wake--the 25th in her Faith Fairchild series, as well as the psychology of plotting murder and finding success in the competitive publishing field.
The Presidential Historian from BU takes a historical look at special prosecutors, what the Mueller Report says and doesn’t say, the growing rift between the White House and Congressional Democrats, and Attorney General William Barr
The Dana Farber Cancer Oncologist and Artisan Bistro at the Ritz Carlton Boston pastry chef join us to preview the annual Boston Bakes for Breast Cancer fundraiser for breast cancer research—this year focusing on breast cancer in older woman, who are disproportionately undertreated and with less positive outcomes than younger women. Learn more about where…
Best-selling author and veterinary surgeon Dr. Nick Trout previews his newest novel The Wonder of Lost Causes about the magical bonds between humans and canines.
PHD candidate, Harvard University Fairbanks Center for Chinese Studies as they take a look at Chinese foreign policy including the trade war with the US and its impact on Chinese and American economies, China as the lead signatory of the Paris Climate Agreements (after the US pullout), the Belt and Road initiative which promotes infrastructure…
The Senior energy analyst for Union of Concerned Scientists talks about clean energy technologies and policies. In celebration of Earth Day, he also raises awareness of climate change, and how we can work to reverse the damage.
Artweek Boston 2019's Lead Champion and Chief Strategic Officer talks about the upcoming annual statewide arts festival, celebrating Massachusetts’ creative economy
The Director of State Governmental Affairs, Autism Speaks New England Chapter celebrates National Autism Awareness Month with us. She talks to Mat about the latest research into autism, its causes and treatments, and the state of autism care and support in Massachusetts
The Co-founder of CollegeVine admissions consulting explains how college admissions work and what the implications are of the ongoing admissions bribery scandal, both legally and for students trying to get into school on their own merits
The author of Saving Meghan explores what happens when doctors begin to believe a 15 year old girl may be a victim of Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy—her symptoms may be imagined or caused by an adult
The Owner/Trainer of Furey 26.2 Marathon Training talks about the mindset of racers a day before their run, the health and psychological benefits of marathon running, and how Boston has become the most famous marathon in the world
The Tournament Director of Bfit Heroes’ Cup Hockey Tournament talks about why firefighters, police, EMS, and military members from across New England gather for a weekend hockey tournament held April 12-14th at the New England Sports Center in Marlborough to raise money for multiple charities.
The Assistant Professor of History at Texas State University looks at US-UK relations since World War Two, how the two countries’ political systems are different, and the impact of Brexit on US-EU relations and the world economy.
The owner of Pemberton Garden Services talks about how the mild winter impacts spring gardening and whether climate change is effecting New England planting.
The Director of Quality at Health Data Decisions talks about how the Affordable Care Act is working and how far reaching would be the impact, should it be repealed.