Today on Boston Public Radio:
Chuck Todd weighed in on yesterday’s Supreme Court deliberations over abortion and the status of President Joe Biden’s Build Back Better agenda. Todd is the moderator of “Meet the Press,” host of “Meet the Press Daily” on MSNBC and the political director for NBC News.
Then, we asked listeners their thoughts on the Supreme Court arguments over abortion yesterday.
Andrea Cabral continued the conversation about the Supreme Court’s stance on abortion, as well as the school shooting in Michigan and prosecutors’ hopes to charge the shooter’s parents for their son gaining access to the gun. Cabral is the former Suffolk County sheriff and the former Massachusetts secretary of public safety. She is currently the CEO of the cannabis company Ascend.
Paul Reville talked about how the shortage of teachers is affecting substitute teachers, and how schools can work to combat the shortage. Reville is the former Massachusetts secretary of education and a professor at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education, where he also heads the Education Redesign Lab. His latest book, co-authored with Lynne Sacks, is “Collaborative Action for Equity and Opportunity: A Practical Guide for School and Community Leaders.”
Ryan Landry previewed his theater company’s Christmas show this year, “A Grinchley Christmas.” Landry is a playwright, lyricist, actor and founder of the Gold Dust Orphans theatrical troupe.
Jon Gruber talked about the economics of why people give, following Giving Tuesday this week. Gruber was instrumental in creating both the Massachusetts healthcare reform and the Affordable Care Act, and his latest book is “Jump-Starting America: How Breakthrough Science Can Revive Economic Growth And The American Dream.”
We ended the show by asking listeners about their giving habits.