Today on Boston Public Radio:

– The Greater Boston Food Bank’s Catherine D’Amato talked about the state’s new “Breakfast After the Bell” program, and other ways Massachusetts is addressing food insecurity during the coronavirus pandemic.

– We opened our lines to talk with listeners about your feelings on school reopening and distance learning.

Under the Radar Host Callie Crossley discussed a handful of obituaries for COVID-19 victims that place blame on the government’s pandemic response, and news that Trader Joe's is sticking with its branding that critics say is ethnically insensitive.

– We aired our October interview with Susan Rice, former U.S. ambassador to the U.N., during which she discussed her book “Tough Love” and spoke about Joe Biden's presidential campaign.

– Former Massachusetts Education Secretary Paul Reville talked about the confusion about how the state's. K-12 schools are going to operate in the fall.

– We opened the lines to ask listeners: With COVID-19 cases beginning to climb, should we consider scaling back reopening in Mass.?

– Travel guru Rick Steves talked about employing the “traveler’s mindset” while stuck at home, and the importance of positive serendipity as a traveler.