Today on Boston Public Radio:

  • Jennifer Horn discussed The Lincoln Project, a PAC of prominent Republicans whose mission is to “defeat Trump and Trumpism at the ballot box.” Horn is a Lincoln Project founder, two-time challenger for New Hampshire’s second congressional district, and former chair of the New Hampshire GOP.
  • We opened our lines to speak with callers about New Year's resolutions, impeachment and the 2020 election.
  • Andrea Cabral discussed a year-end report from Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts advocating for judicial independence, and news that the Boston Police Department will no longer be releasing data on street investigations.
  • Medical ethicist Art Caplan spoke of newly unearthed documents indicating that FDA oversight failures led to thousands of opioid-related deaths, and the prison sentence for a Chinese doctor who edited genes of human embryos.
  • Former Massachusetts Secretary of Education Paul Reville discussed the lack of diversity for Massachusetts teachers, and poor sanitary conditions in Boston public school bathrooms.
  • Boston Globe columnist Shirley Leung discussed the closing of the 102-year-old No Name Restaurant, and her recent Globe profile of WHDH owner Ed Ansin.
  • Harvard Bio-engineer Kit Parker talked about the future of the lab-engineered meat industry.