Radio Boston Podcast Host Tiziana Dearing 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 3pm ET.
Radio Boston Podcast

Radio Boston Podcast

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Host Tiziana Dearing 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 3pm ET.

Most Recent Episodes

Week In Review: A Week Of Both Failures And Promises

We review the major news stories of the week, highlighting major institutional failures, and also some potential promises for a better future. We'll discuss it all and take listener calls with Wilnelia Rivera, democratic strategist and founder of Rivera Consulting, and Jim Stergios, executive director of the Pioneer Institute.

To Mask Or Not To Mask?

We take listener calls and discuss the ongoing conversation on how people are practicing mask-wearing, given the ongoing evolution in policies and available science.

To Mask, Or Not To Mask? That Seems To Be The Existential Question

Plus, a new film explores systemic inequities in Boston.

Food Insecurity On The Rise In Massachusetts

1.6 million people in the Commonwealth report they are struggling to get enough to eat during the pandemic, according to a new survey by the Greater Boston Food Bank. We speak to Catherine D'Amato, CEO of the Greater Boston Food Bank, about the prevalence of food insecurity during the pandemic and the gaps in access.

'A Reckoning In Boston' Unpacks The City's Barriers To Prosperity

A new documentary shines a light on wealth disparities, access to land, gentrification, and systemic injustice in Boston. We speak with Kafi Dixon, a producer and one of the film's subjects, and James Rutenbeck, the filmmaker.

Mass. Attorney General Maura Healey Calls For Vaccine Mandate, New Hate Crime Laws

Plus, we discuss the questions surrounding the death of a Black teenager in Hopkinton and how it's been handled by law enforcement.

Mass. Attorney General Maura Healey Calls For Vaccine Mandate, New Hate Crime Laws

The Last Archive: The Rise Of Doubt

Noted historian Jill Lepore joins us to talk about the second season of her podcast "The Last Archive," which tracks the rise of doubt through the last 100 years of American history.

AG Healey Says Mandating Vaccines For State Employees Is 'A Matter Of Common Sense'

We take listener calls and discuss Healey's thoughts regarding mandating vaccines for employees in the public sector.

AG Healey Says Mandating Vaccines For State Employees Is 'A Matter Of Common Sense'

Activists Question Circumstances Surrounding 16-Year-Old Hopkinton Girl's Death

Community members are demanding more information, communication and transparency from law enforcement in the case of Mikayla Miller — a 16-year-old Black teenager from Hopkinton who was found dead in the woods two weeks ago.

Activists Question Circumstances Surrounding 16-Year-Old Hopkinton Girl's Death

Lawmakers Press DCF Leadership For Answers After The Death Of Another Child In Its Care

Since 2014, five children who were involved or under the care of the DCF have died.

Lawmakers Press DCF Leadership For Answers After The Death Of Another Child In Its Care

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