Today on Boston Public Radio:

— NBC “Meet the Press” moderator Chuck Todd discussed the president’s authority to re-open the country, and talked about Joe Biden’s limited public presence during the pandemic.

— Boston Globe columnist Shirley Leung talked about the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on small businesses, and how it could shape the identity of U.S. cities for years to come.

— We opened our lines to talk with callers about how you think Massachusetts ought to go about reopening its economy.

— Former Massachusetts Democratic chair Steve Grossman discussed his views on what needs to be done to protect small businesses and under-resourced communities.

— We reopened or lines to continue the conversation about the state economy and the coronavirus pandemic.

— We aired live audio from Gov. Charlie Baker’s Thursday press conference.

— Boston Globe columnist Alex Beam previewed an upcoming edition of the Boston Public Radio book club, and dissected the #pantsdrunk internet trend.