Questions Arise About Reopening As Coronavirus Rages On In The US
Massachusetts entered stage three of its phased reopening this week as coronavirus cases continued to surge in the South and West. The country’s top infectious disease health official, Dr. Anthony Fauci, expressed guarded concern about returning to business as usual.

To discuss, Jim Braude was joined by Dr. Vanessa Kerry, director of the Global Public Policy and Social Change program at Harvard Medical School, who is also a physician at Mass General Hospital and the CEO of the non-profit Seed Global Health.

Racism In President Trump’s 2020 Campaign Strategy
President Trump has doubled down on the racism at the heart of his 2016 campaign for the 2020 cycle, betting on his appeal to white racial animus as he describes this summer’s protesters as “angry mobs” and sounds alarm at the issue of removing Confederate statues.

To discuss, Jim Braude was joined by Bina Venkataraman, the editorial page editor for the Boston Globe, and Boston City Councilor Lydia Edwards.