Andrea Campbell Calls Boston's Opportunity Zones A Missed Opportunity
Boston City Council President Andrea Campbell joined Boston Public Radio to discuss why she is not happy with the designated Opportunity Zones in Boston.
Dukakis To Dems: Focus Less On Impeachment, More On 2020
“I’m not a big impeachment fan," Dukakis said. "I think we just go out and beat his brains in, politically, in two years."
Meet The Hosts
Margery EaganMargery Eagan is the co-host of 89.7 WGBH’s midday program Boston Public Radio. She has worked with co-host Jim Braude for 18 years, first doing a TV show together at NECN then a radio show at WTKK. The duo came to WGBH in 2013.
Eagan was the Catholic spirituality columnist for the Boston Globe’s website, Cruxnow. In 2015 Margery Eagan won first place for excellence in religion commentary at the Religion Newswriters Association’s annual conference in Philadelphia. She has written for her hometown paper, The Fall River Herald News, as well as the Standard Times of New Bedford, Boston Globe, Burlington Vermont Free Press, Boston Magazine, and the Boston Herald, where she wrote a column for 27 years.
Jim BraudeJim Braude is the host of Greater Boston and co-host of Boston Public Radio.
During law school, Jim ran a small retail business in Provincetown (HUBE - Help Us Break Even!). He started his professional career as a legal services lawyer in the South Bronx handling housing and prisoners’ rights cases. He was the founder and first president of the National Organization of Legal Services Workers, a union representing staff in civil legal offices for the poor in 35 states. NOLSW helped lead the fight to preserve the national program when President Reagan proposed its abolition.
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