Today on Boston Public Radio:

We began the show by talking with listeners about white supremacist group Patriot Front’s march along the Freedom Trail in Boston this past weekend.

Trenni Kusnierek talked about WNBA player Brittney Griner’s pleas for release from Russian prison following her arrest at Moscow airport in February for allegedly carrying cannabis oil in her luggage. Kusnierek is a reporter and anchor for NBC Sports Boston, and a weekly Boston Public Radio contributor.

Trenni Kusnierek on BPR | July 5, 2022

David Scharfenberg shared his thoughts on how Boston can lead on issues like climate change, public transit and housing, off of his new Boston Globe series, “Reclaiming our ambition.” Scharfenberg is a staff writer for the Boston Globe.

David Scharfenberg on BPR | July 5, 2022

Lee Pelton discussed the white supremacist group Patriot Front marching along the Freedom Trail during the holiday weekend, and weighed in on how Boston can ensure access to reproductive rights after the Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade. Pelton is the president and CEO of The Boston Foundation.

Lee Pelton on BPR | July 5, 2022

Nathaniel Stinnett explained how environmentalists can respond to the Supreme Court’s recent ruling that limited the regulatory power of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Stinnett is founder and executive director of the Environmental Voter Project.

Nathaniel Stinnett on BPR | July 5, 2022

John King updated us on the latest news headlines, focusing on a mass shooting in Highland Park, Illinois, on July 4. He also talked about the recent testimony of Cassidy Hutchinson, a former White House aide and assistant to former Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, before the Jan. 6 committee. King is CNN's Chief National Correspondent and anchor of "Inside Politics,” which airs weekdays and Sunday mornings at 8 a.m.

John King on BPR | July 5, 2022

We ended the show by asking listeners if they feel more empowered to negotiate with employers due to labor shortages.