Today on Boston Public Radio:

— We opened our lines to talk with callers about partisan politics and whether the United States locked in permanent gridlock?

— Medical ethicist Art Caplan discussed racist anti-Chinese sentiments surrounding the Coronovirus panic and the rise of “Hot Doctor” on Instagram.

— CNN analyst Juliette Kayyem discussed impeachment, the Iowa caucus debacle and the state of U.S. election security.

— Marcus Samuelsson, host of "No Passport Required" on PBS, previewed season two of his food and travel show.

— Immigration lawyer Susan Church discussed two Boston-based Iranian college students, who were denied re-entry to the U.S. even with valid visas, she is representing.

— TV writer Bob Thompson reviewed the final seasons of “The Good Place” and “BoJack Horseman,” as well as season 10 of “Curb Your Enthusiasm.”

— Poet Richard Blanco joined us for another edition of "The Village Voice," where he celebrated the month of Valentine's Day with some love poems.