Today on Boston Public Radio:
We began the show by asking listeners whether it’s time for the United States to increase military aid to Ukraine in the wake of Russia’s invasion.
Art Caplan shared his thoughts on the Florida judge who overturned federal COVID-19 mask mandates on public transit. Caplan is the Drs. William F. and Virginia Connolly Mitty Professor and founding head of the Division of Medical Ethics at NYU School of Medicine in New York City.
Nathaniel Stinnett talked about efforts to increase voting numbers among environmentalists. Stinnett is founder and executive director of the Environmental Voter Project.
Jeffrey Sonnenfeld discussed his research into the multinational companies that have left Russia in the wake of the country’s invasion of Ukraine — and the ones that have stayed behind. Sonnenfeld is the Lester Crown professor in the practice of management at the Yale School of Management and director of the Yale Chief Executive Leadership Institute.
Ali Noorani updated us on the latest immigration headlines, focusing on Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ controversial moves to bus undocumented migrants to Washington, D.C. and Delaware. Noorani is President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Immigration Forum.
Sy Montgomery joined us for this month’s edition of “The Afternoon Zoo,” talking about Attorney General Maura Healey’s announcement that a financial services company illegally leased dogs, and the resurgence of wildlife in New England. Montgomery is a journalist, naturalist and a Boston Public Radio contributor. Her latest book is an illustrated story, “The Seagull and the Sea Captain.”
We ended the show by talking with listeners about their encounters with what Boston Globe reporter Billy Baker is calling “the new golden age of wildlife in New England.”