Today on Boston Public Radio:
We began the show by opening the phone lines and asking listeners for their thoughts on the FBI’s raid of Mar-a-Lago.
Art Caplan talked about the accessibility issues wheelchair users face while traveling by plane, and weighed in on the resurrection of extinct animals. 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.
Juliette Kayyem discussed the FBI’s raid of former President Donald Trump’s home of Mar-a-Lago. Kayyem was the assistant secretary for intergovernmental affairs for Homeland Security under former President Barack Obama. She is currently the faculty chair of the Homeland Security and Security and Global Health Projects at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government.
Sarah Larson shared her thoughts on the rise of pickleball in America and the sport’s potential to bridge the political divide. Larson is a staff writer for the New Yorker.
Will Sennott discussed the foreign private equity firms dominating New England’s fishing industry. Sennott is a reporter for the New Bedford Light.
Dan Adams updated on cannabis reforms in Mass. and Maine’s booming medical marijuana industry. Adams is the Boston Globe cannabis reporter, and author of “This Week In Weed,” the definitive marijuana newsletter.
We ended the show by talking with listeners about the potential disappearance of summer food staples – like lobsters, blueberries, and corn – with climate change.