Kavanaugh: Clarence Thomas 2.0?
This coming Monday, the Senate Judiciary Committee is ready to hear from both Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh and his accuser, Christine Blasey Ford. For many observers, the situation has strong echoes of Anita Hill's accusations against then-Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas in 1991. Now in the era of #MeToo, could this time be different? Jim Braude was joined by former New York Times Executive Editor Jill Abramson — who covered the Anita Hill saga extensively and, earlier this year, wrote a New York Magazine piece entitled 'The Case for Impeaching Clarence Thomas.'

The Midterms in the Wake of the Kavanaugh Accusations
Today the President called accusations of sexual assault against his Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, a form of Democratic obstructionism. With these serious charges now politicized, how will voters respond in the midterms? Jim Braude was joined by Jennifer Nassour, former chair of the Mass. GOP and now the COO of ReflectUS — a bipartisan, female-focused political organization aiming to shift the electoral culture; former state attorney general and former Democratic candidate for governor, Scott Harshbarger; and former third-party candidate for governor Evan Falchuk. Both Falchuk and Harshbarger are also heading up an initiative called FlipCongress, which is aimed at changing the current make-up of the house and senate.

The Emerald Necklace Becomes an Art Museum
The Emerald Necklace Conservancy has installed a series of free public art installations to celebrate their 20-year anniversary. But the work can be a little hard to grasp. As Arts Editor Jared Bowen reports, visitors should prepare to be immersed — literally.

IMHO: Winds Of Change
Jim Braude gives his thoughts on how Hurricane Donald has swept into office and turned back every climate change action he could.