Today on Boston Public Radio:

  • A recent poll shows that millennials and generation Z are embracing socialism. We opened the lines to hear listeners' thoughts on Sen. Bernie Sanders putting Democratic socialism front and center in his campaign.
  • Playwright Melinda Lopez discussed her adaptation of the 1934 play "Yerma," a meditation on motherhood, running at the Huntington Theater Company through June 30.
  • Andrea Cabral, former Suffolk County Sheriff, former secretary of Public safety, and CEO of Ascend, joined the show to discuss the recent return to convict-leasing programs for the agricultural sector.
  • We spoke with NBC Sports Boston reporter Trenni Kusnierek about the Boston Bruins' big loss in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Wednesday night.
  • Former Secretary of Education Paul Reville broke down a recent U.S. News and World Report rankings of Boston schools. Reville is also a professor at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education where he runs the Education Redesign Lab.
  • Poet Richard Blanco shared some original poetry in honor of Father's Day.
  • Artist Rob Gibbs and curator Kate Gilbert discussed a new public art installation. Rob Gibbs is an artisan pushing the boundaries of graffiti art. His latest mural is Breathe Life 3, it’s at 808 Tremont street. It’s part of Now and There’s “New Codes” Season. Kate Gilbert is the executive director of Now and There, a public art curator that supports temporary and site-specific projects for Boston.