Today on Boston Public Radio:

  • Massachusetts Senate President Karen Spilka discussed the timeline of a new hands-free driving bill, as well as upcoming changes to the state's education investments.
  • NBC Sports Boston anchor Trenni Kusnierek spoke about Antonio Brown’s departure from the New England Patriots, as well as the broader issue of rape culture in the U.S.
  • Climate change activist Bill McKibben discussed Greta Thunberg’s climate address to the United Nations, as well as Sen. Ed Markey’s environmental legacy in light of his upcoming Senate race against Rep. Joe Kennedy.
  • Food writer Corby Kummer discussed food-conscious religious communities’ relationship to the imitation meat industry.
  • Political writer Robert Kutner spoke about his new book, "The Stakes: 2020 and the Survival of American Democracy."
  • CNN’s Chief National Correspondent John King discussed President Trump’s Ukraine scandal, as well as Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s climbing support in early polls.