Today on Boston Public Radio:

  • Our political roundtable featuring Jennifer Nassour and Michael Curry weighed in on the latest headlines. Nassour is former Chairman of the MassGOP and COO of ReflectUS, and Curry is Senior Vice President and General Counsel at Mass League of Community Health Centers and a member of the National NAACP Board of Directors.
  • Charles Sennott analyzed North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's first summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Sennott is the founder of The GroundTruth Project and a WGBH News analyst.
  • Will the economy be the defining issue of the 2020 election? We opened up the lines and asked our listeners.
  • Social psychologist Michael Norton looked at the ways oversimplifying the ways we care for family and friends can backfire. Norton is the Harold M. Brierley Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School and is the author of "Happy Money: the Science of Happier Spending." Then we opened up the lines and asked listeners for their stories.
  • Another hate crime has rattled a synagogue. Reverend Irene Monroe and Reverend Emmett Price discussed on "All Revved Up." Monroe is a syndicated religion columnist and the Boston voice for Detour’s African American Heritage Trail and a visiting researcher in the Religion and Conflict Transformation Program at Boston University School of Theology. Price is a Professor of Worship, Church & Culture and Founding Executive Director of the Institute for the Study of the Black Christian Experience at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.
  • Bob Thompson shared his take on the White House Correspondents' Dinner. Thompson is founding director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture and a Trustee Professor of Television and Popular Culture at the Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse.