Mass. Postal Worker Union Leader On Trump’s Opposition To Mail-In Voting
Voting rights advocates have sounded the alarm since President Donald Trump said last week that his public opposition to funding for the U.S. Postal Service was rooted in his opposition to mail-in voting. Several attorneys general, including Massachusetts’ Maura Healey, are now considering lawsuits over the situation, and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is calling the House back into session to vote on a postal funding bill in the coming days.

To discuss, Jim Braude was joined by John Flattery, president of the American Postal Workers Union, Central Massachusetts Area chapter Local 4553.

GOP Strategist Stuart Stevens On The Republican Party And Trumpism
Since the early days of the last election cycle, some prominent Republicans have been railing against the "Trumpification" of the GOP. Among them is long-time party strategist Stuart Stevens — who worked on campaigns for George W. Bush and Mitt Romney — who argues in his new book that "Trump isn't an aberration of the Republican Party; he is the Republican Party in a purified form." Stevens joined Jim Braude to discuss his book, ‘It Was All A Lie: How The Republican Party Became Donald Trump.’

Summer Camp: A Rehearsal For The School Year Ahead
With school officials and parents still scrambling to figure out exactly what classes will look like a few short weeks away, summer camps may offer at least a small window into the future. Around half of camps were unable to open at all in New England. But as Liz Neisloss found out, in the scattering of virtual and in-person camps that were, there are lessons for the coming school year.