Today on Boston Public Radio:

E.J. Dionne talked about the bipartisan infrastructure bill compromise, explaining which policies made the cut. Dionne is a columnist for The Washington Post and a senior fellow at The Brookings Institution. His latest book is "Code Red: How Progressives And Moderates Can Unite To Save Our Country.”

E.J. Dionne on BPR | June 28, 2021

Next, we talked with listeners about the return of traffic as more people return to work.

Adam Reilly and Saraya Wintersmith updated us on the Boston mayoral race and the Massachusetts governor’s race. They also shared their thoughts on how Massachusetts politicians responded to the COVID-19 crisis. Reilly is co-host of GBH’s Politics podcast, “The Scrum.” Saraya Wintersmith covers Boston City Hall for GBH.

Adam Reilly and Saraya Wintersmith on BPR | June 28, 2021

Ned Hinkle and Ivy Moylan explained how the Brattle Theatre pivoted during the pandemic, offering virtual screenings of rare movies and theatre rentals. They also talked about their plans for reopening on July 2. Hinkle is the Brattle Theatre’s Creative Director and Moylan is its Executive Director.

Ned Hinkle and Ivy Moylan on BPR | June 28, 2021

Revs. Irene Monroe and Emmett G. Price III discussed the shooting of two Black people in Winthrop that is now being investigated as being racially motivated. They also shared their thoughts on the sentencing of former police officer Derek Chauvin. Monroe is a syndicated religion columnist, the Boston voice for Detour’s African American Heritage Trail, and a visiting researcher in the Religion and Conflict Transformation Program at the Boston University School of Theology. Price is an executive director of the Institute for the Study of the Black Christian Experience at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. Together, they host GBH’s All Rev’d Up podcast.

Revs. Irene Monroe and Emmett G. Price III on BPR | June 28, 2021

Corby Kummer talked about the conservative backlash against the Restaurant Revitalization Fund and the Supreme Court’s ruling that limits union representatives’ ability to organize farmworkers. Kummer is the executive director of the Food and Society policy program at the Aspen Institute, a senior editor at The Atlantic and a senior lecturer at the Tufts Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy.

Corby Kummer on BPR | June 28, 2021

We ended the show by asking listeners about their experiences with reply-all accidents.