Today on Boston Public Radio:

  • We opened up the lines and asked our listeners about Red Sox Manager Alex Cora's decision not to attend a White House ceremony out of protest over President Trump's handling of Hurricane Maria. Then Trenni Kusnierek, anchor and reporter with NBC Sports Boston, weighed in.
  • Two of the state's high-profile district attorneys are taking on ICE. Carol Rose, executive director of ACLU of Massachusetts, discussed.
  • Maine recently became the first state in the nation to ban Styrofoam food containers. Joining with his take was Corby Kummer, a senior editor at The Atlantic, an award-winning food writer, and a senior lecturer at the Tufts Friedman School of Nutrition and Policy.
  • President Donald Trump has appointed a new head for ICE. Ali Noorani shared his analysis. Noorani is the Executive Director of the National Immigration Forum and his latest book is "There Goes the Neighborhood: How Communities Overcome Prejudice and Meet the Challenge of American Immigration."
  • We went over the latest national headlines with John King, CNN's chief National Correspondent and host of "Inside Politics."
  • When does dissent in the workplace actually work? Nancy Koehn discussed. Koehn is an historian at the Harvard Business School, where she holds the James E. Robison chair of Business Administration. Her latest book is "Forged in Crisis: The Power of Courageous Leadership in Turbulent Times."