Today on Boston Public Radio:

Chuck Todd updated us on the latest political headlines, focusing on the leak of a Supreme Court opinion draft in support of overturning Roe v. Wade.

Chuck Todd on BPR | May 5, 2022

We continued our conversation on the future of abortion with listeners.

Andrea Cabral discussed the potential overruling of Roe v. Wade, and the politicization of the Supreme Court. Cabral is the former Suffolk County sheriff and secretary of public safety, and former CEO of the cannabis company Ascend.

Andrea Cabral on BPR | May 5, 2022

Stephanie Lippman shared her experience receiving her diploma from New England Conservatory of Music, two decades after she was expelled right before graduation. Lippman is a professional singer, and graduate of the Boston Conservatory at Berklee.

Stephanie Lippman on BPR | May 5, 2022

Paul Keil explained how billionaires skirt tax obligations in the United States. Keil is a reporter who covers billionaires, business and consumer finance for ProPublica. He’s a regular contributor to their series, “The Secret IRS Files: Inside the Tax Records of the .001%.”

Paul Keil on BPR | May 5, 2022

Shirley Leung talked about the corporations helping employees in states with restrictive abortion laws, and the Boston-area Starbucks workers unionizing. Leung is a business columnist for the Boston Globe.

Shirley Leung on BPR | May 5, 2022

We ended the show by asking listeners if they’ve grown accustomed to the greater Boston area’s rat population, or if they’re still trying to get rid of them.