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Wednesday, Nov. 3
Post Election Analysis

2010 Mass Decision - Post Election Redux: WGBH Political Reporter Adam Reilly and David Bernstein of the Boston Phoenix join us to (check-in with the winners of some of New England’s most hotly contested races,) comb through results and examine the outcome of the 2010 midterm elections and the implications locally and across the country. Also, Republicans won big nationally – but not locally. What does that say about the Mass GOP contingent? The Scott Brown effect here in the Bay State? And at his 1:00 p.m. press conference today, President Obama faces the nation and an emboldened and empowered Republican party.

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Wednesday, March 14, 2012       Listen 897

The Great Back Bay Blackout
After a smoky electrical transformer fire knocked out power to about 21,000 homes and businesses, sections of the neighborhood are getting back online. But problems are expected to persist into tonight. We’ll have the latest.

Guests:
  Garrett Quinn, WGBH contributor and author of the Less is More blog on Boston.com
  Meg Mainzer-Cohen, president of the Back Bay Association
  Marcia Gregg, a Back Bay resident who (along with her family) lost power (and still doesn’t have it)
  David Jacobs, publisher and editor The Boston Courant, covers Back Bay, South End Beacon Hill and Fenway

The Baffler Is Back
The self-described “journal that blunts the cutting edge” is back in print after a two-year hiatus. The Baffler’s latest issue of scathing media, political and cultural criticism hits newsstands tomorrow. And no cow is sacred. (Not even the one that pays its bills).

Guests:
  John Summers, editor of The Baffler
  Thomas Frank, journalist and author of books like What’s The Matter With Kansas? and most recently, Pity The Billionaire. Founding editor of The Baffler

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