Massachusetts Declares A State Of Emergency
The number of presumptive positive cases of coronavirus in Massachusetts have more than doubled in the past 48 hours, jumping to 92 by by Tuesday. But as guidance varies from state to state, and the federal response sends mixed messages, it’s been left up to institutions, organizations and school systems to figure out their plans day-by-day. To discuss, Jim Braude was joined by Dr. Sandro Galea, the Dean of Boston University’s School of Public Health and the co-author of the forthcoming book, "Pained: Uncomfortable Conversations About The Public’s Health."
How Are The Biden And Sanders Campaigns Trying To Court Voters Of Color?
Former Vice President Joe Biden had a strong showing on Super Tuesday, buoyed in particular by black voters in the South — and appears poised to do well among black voters in Michigan and beyond on Super Tuesday II. Meanwhile, Senator Bernie Sanders has consistently polled and performed well among Latino voters, particularly those who are young. How are the two campaigns working to gain the vote of black and Latino voters, and what parts of the candidates’ platforms or personalities are proving successful — or not? To discuss, Jim Braude was joined by Rep. Nika Elugardo, co-chair of Bernie Sanders for Massachusetts ; and Tony Branch, the chair of Brockton’s commission on diversity, who supports Joe Biden.
'Human Impact' At The Fuller Craft Museum
The opioid crisis in Massachusetts has been slowing in recent years, thanks in large part to the overdose treatment drug naloxone, better known as Narcan. However, more than 1700 people in the state died of an opioid-related overdose last year, and the battle against addiction continues for thousands. That public health crisis served as the inspiration behind the latest exhibit at Brockton's Fuller Craft Museum's. Arts Editor Jared Bowen reports.
IMHO: Doctored Title
Jim Braude shares his views on the use of the term “doctor” for people who have a Ph.D.