The Exchange The Exchange is NHPR's locally produced statewide call-in program.
The Exchange

The Exchange

From New Hampshire Public Radio

The Exchange is NHPR's locally produced statewide call-in program.

Most Recent Episodes

N.H. Economic Roundup: Tourism, Jobs & Housing

With New Hampshire's skyrocketing real estate market and predictions for a busy summer tourism season, we take stock of our state's economy. Finding workers is a problem for many employers, especially in hospitality. At the same time, some sectors hit hardest by the pandemic have yet to bounce back – while others can't fill orders fast enough. What's your view of the New Hampshire economy? Airdate: Wednesday, May 12, 2021

How Are New Hampshire's Birds Doing?

We explore New Hampshire Audubon's recent State of the Birds report , including the threats they face and actions anyone can take in their own homes and yards to help, through landscape choices and avoiding chemicals. We also ask about bird habitat conservation here in the state. Air date: Tuesday, May 11, 2021.

Writers On A New England Stage: Erin Brockovich

The Exchange presents a special broadcast of Writers on a New England Stage with environmental activist Erin Brockovich.

Weekly N.H. News Roundup: May 7, 2021

As COVID-19 restrictions ease, we take stock of this moment in the pandemic, and get the latest on vaccine distribution efforts. We look at some of the small but impactful items in the proposed state budget. And as President Biden pushes to end the country's reliance on for-profit prison populations, we look at the ramifications for the federal prison in Berlin. Air date: Friday, May 7, 2021.

Addressing COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy In N.H.

According to the latest survey from UNH , a quarter of Granite Staters responded "probably not" or "definitely not" when asked if they would get a COVID-19 vaccine. We talk with local public health experts about how they're working to reach hesitant Granite Staters, and provide accurate, useful information about vaccines. Air date: Thursday, May 6, 2021.

NH's "Divisive Concepts" Bill

New Hampshire's House Bill 544, now an amendment to House Bill 2, would prohibit the dissemination of what it calls "divisive concepts" related to sex and race in public schools, government agencies, and their contractors. We speak with a support and an opponent of the bill and put our local debate into the wider context of critical race theory. Air date: Wednesday, May 5, 2021.

The Birds & The Bees (& The Butterflies): Building A Pollinator-Friendly Yard

Pollinators are an essential part of our ecosystem, and have been in decline for years. We talk about small and big ways that you can help support pollinators, in your garden, yard, and outdoor spaces, and what species of pollinators and pollinator-plants are native to New Hampshire. Air date: Tuesday, May 4, 2021.

The Birds & The Bees (& The Butterflies): Building A Pollinator-Friendly Yard

A N.H. Take on Biden's First 100 Days

We discuss the path the new President has tried to carve on an array of issues, from the ongoing coronavirus pandemic to climate change to the immigration crisis. We also examine how the first 100 days can predict an administration's future. Air date: Monday, May 3, 2021.

Weekly N.H. News Roundup: April 30, 2021

We talk with reporters about how well the state is providing vaccine access to its vulnerable populations, and an investigation into the oversight of New Hampshire's correctional facilities, which have seen a number of outbreaks of COVID-19 in the last year. We also talk about energy legislation: from funding for broadband development to a proposed ban on discussions of "low carbon fuel standards programs." Air date: Friday, April 30, 2021.

Addiction Inoculation: Raising Healthy Kids in a Culture of Dependence

W e talk with author and educator Jessica Lahey about her new book, The Addiction Inoculation. Part parenting manual, part memoir, her book chronicles her own struggles with addiction and how she has approached protecting her own children from their most dangerous inheritance, substance use disorder. She joins us to discuss strategies and practical tools to understand, support, and educate resilient, addiction-resistant children. Air date: Monday, April 29, 2021

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