Today on Boston Public Radio:

  • Meet the Press host Chuck Todd discussed Sen. Elizabeth Warren's rise in the 2020 polls, and previewed next week's Democratic presidential debates.
  • We opened the phone lines and took listener calls about whether former Vice President Joe Biden is out of touch, and Warren is in.
  • Andrea Cabral joined us to discuss presidential candidate and former HUD Secretary Julian Castro's plan to reduce police brutality by doing away with qualified immunity. Cabral is the former Suffolk County Sheriff, former secretary of Public safety, and current CEO of Ascend.
  • Friday is summer solstice, the longest day of the year. Do you revel in that fact, or are you living in gloomy knowledge that the days will only get shorter from here? We took listeners' calls again to check in on how we're all feeling about summer.
  • Cathy Judd-Stein, the chair of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission, broke down this weekend's opening of the Encore Casino.
  • We spoke with former Massachusetts Secretary of Education Paul Reville about Mayor Walsh's decision not to appoint a new education chief.