On today's episode of Boston Public Radio:

  • We went over the latest headlines with our political roundtable, featuring Jennifer Braceras and Michael Curry. Braceras is a political columnist, senior fellow with the Independent Women’s Forum, and a former Commissioner of the United States Commission on Civil Rights; Curry is Senior Vice President and General Counsel at Mass League of Community Health Centers and a member of the National NAACP Board of Directors.
  • Television expert Bob Thompson shared his picks for the best and worst TV of the week. Thompson is founding director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture and a Trustee Professor of Television and Popular Culture at the Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse.
  • Charles Sennott, founder of The GroundTruth Project and a WGBH News analyst, explained the deepening crisis in Venezuela.
  • In 2020 coverage so far, we've read about how Kirsten Gillibrand eats chicken and Elizabeth Warren drinks beer. We opened up the lines and asked you: Are you fed up with the superficial nature of the coverage and of our national discourse?
  • On the latest installment of "All Revved Up," Reverend Irene Monroe and Reverend Emmett Price looked at Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's refusal to resign from office after a racist photo of him surfaced. Monroe is a syndicated religion columnist and the Boston voice for Detour’s African American Heritage Trail, as well as a visiting researcher in the Religion and Conflict Transformation Program at Boston University's School of Theology. Price is a professor of Worship, Church & Culture and Founding Executive Director of the Institute for the Study of the Black Christian Experience at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.
  • Got home improvement questions? The folks from "This Old House" have answers! Kevin O’Connor, host of "This Old House" and "Ask This Old House" and Charlie Silva, a general contractor for "This Old House," took your calls.