Equal pay for women in Massachusetts. The pope considering female deacons. A woman nominated for president. Is this the turning point we've been waiting for? Or are we missing the boat by not addressing the deeper issues? Boston Globe Columnist Shirley Leung (@leung), CEO Patti Fletcher (@pkfletcher), and WGBH News’ Margery Eagan (@MargeryEagan) discuss.

The Ice Bucket Challenge led to a big breakthrough in the fight against ALS. ALS Research Scientist John Landers, PhD.and Pete Frates’ brother, Andrew Frates (@AndrewFrates_), who inspired the challenge, joined Jim to discuss.

Why some urban planners are pushing for no new parking spaces in the city, and others are pushing right back.

And two words Jim thinks all our politicians need to be a little more liberal with, "I'm sorry."