Today on Boston Public Radio:

Dan Cence and Andrew Farnitano joined us for an hourlong debate on Massachusetts’ Ballot Question 1 — known as the Fair Share Amendment, millionaires tax or tax hike amendment. We also opened up the lines to listeners with questions on the initiative, which would add an additional 4% tax on individuals’ income above $1,000,000. Cence is a spokesperson for the Coalition to Stop the Tax Hike Amendment and CEO of the Issues Management Group. Farnitano is the communications director for Fair Share for Massachusetts and a consultant at Crawford Strategies.

Andrew Farnitano and Dan Cence on BPR | Oct. 31, 2022

Charlie Sennott discussed the latest news in international politics, from the recent halting of grain shipments by Russia to the election of Lula over Bolsonaro in Brazil and his latest piece in the Boston Globe on the degradation of journalism. Sennott is the founder and executive director of the GroundTruth Project.

Charlie Sennott on BPR | Oct. 31, 2022

Christopher Muther joined the show and discussed his recent time in the Greek Peloponnese peninsula. He also talked about the concept of “dark tourism” and offered listeners some tips for striking up small talk with strangers anywhere. Muther is a travel writer and columnist for the Boston Globe.

Christopher Muther on BPR | Oct. 31, 2022

Revs. Irene Monroe and Emmett G. Price III discussed the proliferation of antisemitism around the United States, voter intimidation concerns ahead of the midterm elections and the recent passing of Rev. Dr. Calvin Butts III. Monroe is a syndicated religion columnist and the Boston voice for Detour’s African American Heritage Trail. Price is founding pastor of Community of Love Christian Fellowship in Allston, and the Inaugural Dean of Africana Studies at Berklee College of Music. Together, they host GBH's All Rev’d Up podcast.

Revs. Irene Monroe and Emmett Price on BPR | Oct. 31, 2022

Andris Nelsons discussed the Boston Symphony Orchestra’s upcoming trip to Japan. Nelsons is the music director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra.

Andris Nelsons on BPR | Oct. 31, 2022

We closed the show with a call-in segment with listeners about when the cut-off age should be for trick or treating.