Boston Public Radio Full Show: 6/10/21
Today the Boston Public Radio:
Chuck todd updated us on the latest political headlines, from President Joe Biden’s upcoming meeting with Vladimir Putin at the G7 summit to Vice President Kamala Harris’s trips to Guatemala and Mexico. Todd is the moderator of “Meet The Press” on NBC, the host of “Meet The Press Daily” on MSNBC and the political director of NBC News.
Next, we asked auditors if they were in favor of imposing tax hikes on millionaires.
Andrea Cabral discussed the sacking of former Boston Police Commissioner Dennis White and shared his thoughts on growing public distrust of the Boston Police Department. Cabral is the former Suffolk County Sheriff and Massachusetts Secretary of Public Safety. She is currently CEO of cannabis company Ascend.
Joe spaulding spoke about the difficulties faced by theaters due to the pandemic and informed us of upcoming shows at the Boch Center. Spaulding is the President and CEO of Boch Center in Boston, overseeing both the 3,500-seat Wang Theater and the 1,500-seat Shubert Theater on Tremont Street. He is also a member of Governor Charlie Baker’s advisory board on the reopening.
Paul Reville weighed in on the resignations of two members of the Boston School Committee after their derogatory texts about West Roxbury families were published by the Boston Globe. He also spoke about Verda Tetteh, a Harvard graduate who asked her high school to give her a $ 40,000 scholarship to a student attending community college. Reville is the former Massachusetts Secretary of Education and a professor in the Graduate School of Education at Harvard University, where he also directs the Education Redesign Lab. Her latest book, co-authored with Lynne Sacks, is “Collaborative Action for Equity and Opportunity: A Practical Guide for School and Community Leaders. “
Corby kummer shared his thoughts on Connecticut’s review of a law that would allow liquor vending machines in restaurants and bars, and other places. He also spoke of the stress on grocers to respond quickly to online orders. Kummer is Executive Director of the Food and Society Policy Program at the Aspen Institute, Editor-in-Chief at The Atlantic, and Senior Lecturer at the Tufts Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy.
We ended the show by asking listeners how far they are willing to go past food best before dates.