The Associate Director Policy & Government Relations, Healthcare for All educates us as to how President Trump’s opposition to the Affordable Care Act affects healthcare coverage in Massachusetts and what a Texas judge’s ruling on the individual mandate means for Obamacare.
Peggy talks about why New Year’s dieting resolutions never work and why eating seasonally and regionally is good for the environment, the local economy, and your health. Plus, she explains why there was a delay with the new FDA food labeling requirements.
Boston Sunday: Review Saul RosenthalThere's a growing problem of Internet addiction. Learn how to recognize when your time on your smartphone or computer is becoming a problem for you or your child.
Boston Sunday Review: Christina Haines Silver Lining Mentoring is a nonprofit that matches up kids in foster care with mentors who went through the foster care system themselves. Hear more about what they do, who they serve and how you can get involved.
Boston Sunday Review: Michael GoldmanHear more on how the 2020 Presidential campaign is shaping up, the political impact of the ongoing government shutdown, the Democrats’ Green New Deal, and what we know about the Mueller investigation from court filings.
The Federal Policy Director, MIRA: Massachusetts Immigrant & Refugee Advocacy Coalition takes a closer look at current US immigration policy and whether a wall between the US and Mexico will increase national security.
The Executive Director of Environment Massachusetts talks about how the Trump Administration is rolling back environmental safeguards established by earlier administrations, and why Massachusetts shouldset a goal of 100% clean energy.
Betty Anderson, BU Professor of Middle Eastern History, talks about the history of US-Saudi relations, the rise of Crown Prince Mohammad ben Salman, the murder of Jamil Khashoggi, and the ongoing war in Yemen.
Elizabeth Jackson, Executive Director, Bridge Over Troubled Waters helps us understand how they help homeless street kids in Boston for the past 50 years
Diane Turco, Executive Director, Cape Downwinders reminds us of the dangers posed by the continued operation of the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant in Plymouth
Robert Schoch, Author of Forgotten Civilizatio talks about whether solar outbursts play a role in the rise and fall of early civilizations –and can they/will they play a role in the future life of our planet?
Dina Vargo Author, Hidden History of Boston tells stories of Boston forgotten (or neglected) by historians.
Sophie Chaney, Head Beekeeper, The Best Bees Company reminds us of the growing popularity of city beekeeping and what’s being done to protect threatened honeybee populations.
George Howell Founder, George Howell Coffee talks about the growth of the coffee business and how coffee became internationally popular.
if you’re wondering how to navigate the holidays or social situations in general, Susan Callender, Founder, Business Class Human Resources Consulting, gives you the quick and dirty when it comes to using soft skills to get ahead at work and negotiate the maze of etiquette and protocol over the holidays from parties to presents.
Brian McCullough, Author of How the Internet Happened, gives a history of the Internet from Netscape to the iPhone, including AOL, eBay, the rise of Silicon Valley, the dot-com era, Google, Amazon, and Facebook.
William Keylor, Professor of International Relations and History, Boston University talks about Brexit, French riots, Angela Merkel’s political fortunes, and EU-US relations in the age of Donald Trump.
Jake and Sparky Kennedy, Founders Christmas in the City give us a preview of the annual event that celebrates children and families who are homeless.
Adrienne Worthington, Assistant Director of Nutrition, Greater Boston Food Bank talks about the physical and emotional impact of hunger and how food insecurity can be ended with the proper resolve
Diane Sullivan, Animal Rights Professor at Massachusetts School of Law as they discuss how a New York judge is determining whether an elephant at the Bronx Zoo should be granted legal personhood
Catherine Peterson, Executive Director, ArtsBoston to get the low down on what’s happening in Boston theater, dance, and music this holiday season and whether a stronger economy is having a positive impact on local arts organizations
Nikki Shults, Executive Director, Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly Boston explains how a volunteer-based group in Jamaica Plain tries to relieve the isolation and loneliness of many Boston elders
BMC's Dr. Zoe Weinstein, Director, Addiction Consult Service talks about the impact of the opioid epidemic in Massachusetts and how OBAT (Office Based Addiction Treatment) may be the future in the treatment of individuals with substance abuse disorder
Ben Bradlee Jr author of The Forgotten, talks about his latest book about how one county in Pennsylvania is a microcosm for how Donald Trump was elected President in 2016
Naturopath doctor Lisa Arnold, talks about how naturopathic medicine takes a holistic, non-invasive approach to wellness