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Provocative stories and authentic voices from around Boston

    Week In Review: State Parties, Dire Thanksgiving Warnings, State House Outbreak

    Week In Review: State Parties, Dire Thanksgiving Warnings, State House Outbreak

    We take listener calls on the future of both state parties, the coronavirus outbreak at the State House, and increasingly dire warnings about gathering for Thanksgiving.

    • 33 min
    Rep. Ayanna Pressley On Her Legislative Priorities And The Future Of The Democratic Party

    Rep. Ayanna Pressley On Her Legislative Priorities And The Future Of The Democratic Party

    We check in with Massachusetts Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley on her legislative priorities for her second term, the ongoing tension between moderate and progressive Democrats, and how she's reflecting on our current moment.

    • 13 min
    Week In Review: Mass. State Parties In Flux, Dire Warnings About Thanksgiving

    Week In Review: Mass. State Parties In Flux, Dire Warnings About Thanksgiving

    Plus: We start the hour with Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley.

    • 47 min
    Answering Your Questions About A Coronavirus Vaccine

    Answering Your Questions About A Coronavirus Vaccine

    In addition to a new sense of hope, positive news around the vaccine trials has also raised a whole host of questions about vaccine safety, speed to market, availability of doses, and even whether people will actually get it.

    • 20 min
    One Local Bereavement Counselor Says We're All Grieving Right Now

    One Local Bereavement Counselor Says We're All Grieving Right Now

    Have you had one of those moments since this pandemic started when you just suddenly felt sad? Or maybe you've experienced the massive loss of someone you love? Claire Willis says grief varies widely by person, as does how we handle it.

    • 16 min
    Rep. Katherine Clark Is Now The Most Powerful Congresswoman Ever from Massachusetts

    Rep. Katherine Clark Is Now The Most Powerful Congresswoman Ever from Massachusetts

    Plus: When Pfizer and then Moderna announced efficacy rates of their vaccines during trials at 90 percent and higher, there was a new note of hope. The news also raised a whole host of questions around vaccine safety, availability of doses, and even whether people will take it.

    • 48 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
51 Ratings

51 Ratings

center viewpoint ,

Great local news coverage!

I listen to several national news/politics podcasts but really wanted a podcast that does a micro-view of What’s going on in Mass. This podcast has been a great listen and really informative!

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Great host

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Informative and engaging

Thoughtful journalism on all things Massachusetts!

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