Today on Boston Public Radio:
– Massachusetts General Hospital psychiatrist and pediatrician Dr. Elizabeth Pinsky discussed how remote learning can hinder childhood development, in a conversation sparked by her recent Atlantic piece, titled "We Flattened the Curve. Our Kids Belong in School."
– We opened the lines to hear listeners' thoughts on the rollout of remote learning, and whether Massachusetts ought to be doing more to prioritize children’s mental wellbeing.
– Boston City Councilor and mayoral candidate Michelle Wu called in to talk about why she’s running to lead the city, and how she’d improve on the job being done by current Mayor Marty Walsh.
– Medical ethicist Art Caplan discussed the ways companies are navigating COVID-19 testing for employees, and President Donald Trump’s willingness to hold largely mask-free rallies during the coronavirus pandemic.
– We opened lines to talk with listeners about Michelle Wu’s campaign for mayor, and the improvements you’d like to see from future Boston leadership.
– Naturalist and journalist Sy Montgomery discussed the varying ways animals cope with wildfires, and why dogs have such a hard time recognizing people in face masks.