Nancy Pelosi Running For Re-Election & Stan Rosenberg’s Future in Mass. Senate
Despite pushback from within her own party, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says she’s not going anywhere, and 2018 may be the year of the woman, with more running for Congress than ever before. Former chair of the Massachusetts Republican Party, Jennifer Nassour, and former communications director for Governor Deval Patrick, Jesse Mermell joined Jim Braude to discuss that and the future of Senator Stan Rosenberg, following a bipartisan ethics panel report.
Northeastern Program Uncovers The Stories Behind The Victims Of Lynching And Other Racial Violence In The Jim Crow Era
The Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Program at Northeastern University is digging into the stories behind America’s history of lynching and racial violence. The two people behind the effort, Northeastern University Law Professor and former Judge Margaret Burnham and political science professor and Dean of the School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences at MIT, Melissa Nobles, joined Jim Braude to discuss.
UMass Students Bring Clean Water to Puerto Rico
More than 7 months since Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, the recovery process is still far from over. While many on the mainland have all but forgotten those who were left without power for months — cut off from access to fresh food or drinking water, a select few have been stepping up to help. As Dave Fraser reports, among them is a group of students from The University of Massachusetts Amherst.
IMHO: “Flint Still Doesn’t Have Clean Water”
Jim Braude shares his thoughts on the final line of Michelle Wolf’s White House Correspondent’s Dinner monologue and the ongoing water crisis in Flint, Michigan.