Today on Boston Public Radio:

  • Economist Jonathan Gruber distinguished the 2020 Democratic candidates' health care plans from each other. He also took questions from our listeners about how different health care plans could affect them.
  • Massachusetts Rep. Stephen Lynch discussed gun reform legislation in the wake of the fatal shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio.
  • CNN analyst Juliette Kayyem explained why she believes white supremacism is the greatest terror threat to the United States of America.
  • WGBH's executive arts editor Jared Bowen called in from New York City to describe his experience last night during the panic at Times Square. Hundreds of people ran for their lives after mistaking a motorcycle for gunshot.
  • Venezuela and Uruguay have issued travel warnings to the U.S. in response to the mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton. We opened the lines to ask our listeners about their safety concerns with traveling in the U.S.
  • Mass. Rep. William Straus and Sen. Joseph Boncore discussed the problems within the RMV.
  • Food writer Corby Kummer spoke about everything from faux-guacamole and "impossible" milk to vegetarians who he says have become butchers in an attempt to change the meat industry.