Today on Boston Public Radio:

Chuck Todd talked about the latest political headlines, including the special master situation in the Mar-a-Lago raid case, and his thoughts on the upcoming midterm elections. Todd is the moderator of “Meet The Press” on NBC, host of “Meet The Press Daily” on MSNBC and the political director for NBC News.

Chuck Todd on BPR | Sept. 8, 2022

Then, we asked listeners about how they feel about the rhetoric around the “end of COVID.”

Andrea Cabral shared her thoughts on the latest on the Mar-a-Lago case, and the outcomes of the Massachusetts primaries on Tuesday. Cabral is the former Suffolk County sheriff and secretary of public safety, and former CEO of the cannabis company Ascend.

Andrea Cabral on BPR | Sept. 8, 2022

Corby Kummer discussed the rise in pay-later apps in grocery shopping, California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s new legislation to support fast-food workers, the merits of blindfolded dining, and new Girl Scout cookies. Kummer is executive director of the food and society policy program at the Aspen Institute, a senior editor at The Atlantic and a senior lecturer at the Tufts Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy.

Corby Kummer on BPR | Sept. 8, 2022

Andy Ihnatko talked about the updates that will come with the newly announced iPhone, new chargers that can be used for several different devices, and a new app which allows users to identify birds using only their song. Ihnatko is a tech writer and blogger, posting at

Andy Ihnatko on BPR | Sept. 8, 2022

Jon Gruber explained the economic impacts of the growing labor movement. Gruber is the Ford Professor of Economics at MIT. He was instrumental in creating both the Massachusetts health-care reform and the Affordable Care Act. His latest book is “Jump-Starting America: How Breakthrough Science Can Revive Economic Growth and the American Dream.”

Jon Gruber on BPR | Sept. 8, 2022

We ended the show by talking about the breaking news of Queen Elizabeth II’s death.