Today on Boston Public Radio:
We began the show by talking to listeners about the jobs they’ve regretted quitting, following Tom Brady’s announcement that he would be returning for his 23rd season of football after just 40 days of “retirement.”
Jim Aloisi and Monica Tibbits-Nutt discussed the state of the T, as the MBTA heads towards an impending fiscal cliff. Aloisi is former transportation secretary, a member of the Transit Matters Board and contributor to Commonwealth Magazine. Tibbits-Nutt is executive director of the 128 Business Council, and formerly served on the MBTA’s fiscal control board and the MassDOT board of directors.
Corby Kummer explained how seaweed farming could be the future of sustainable farming — if regulatory hurdles decrease. He also talked about the legacy of meat in America. Kummer is executive director of the Food and Society policy program at the Aspen Institute, a senior editor at The Atlantic and a senior lecturer at the Tufts Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy.
Brian O’Donovan and Keith Murphy previewed the St. Patrick’s Day Celtic Sojourn series of shows, which runs March 16-20. O’Donovan hosts A Celtic Sojourn on GBH, and Keith Murphy is music director for the St. Patrick’s Day program.
Revs. Irene Monroe and Emmett G. Price III discussed the disproportionate impact of two years of the pandemic on families of color in Massachusetts. Monroe is a syndicated religion columnist and the Boston voice for Detour’s African American Heritage Trail. Price is founding pastor of Community of Love Christian Fellowship in Allston, the Inaugural Dean of Africana Studies at Berklee College of Music. Together they host the All Rev’d Up podcast.
Sen. Ed Markey shared his thoughts on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, and his push to put daylight saving time in place year-round.
We ended the show by asking listeners for their thoughts on making daylight saving time permanent.