The Boston Area Is Among 20 Finalists For Amazon's Second Headquarters
An Amazon spokesperson told WBUR that the selected location is the Boston metro area, and that includes proposals from Boston and Somerville.
Ophelia Dahl: We Face Down Disasters, Man Made And Natural, By Standing Together
The perseverance and dignity of Haiti’s people, in the face of unceasing racism, injustice and violence, has strengthened many leaders in the U.S.’s own battles for justice and equity, writes...
Could The Democrats Take Control Of Congress In 2018?
The 2018 midterms are shaping up to be a nationwide referendum on President Trump. Is control of Congress in reach for the Democrats? We’ll dig in.
'The Appalachian Ballad Tradition'
A Grammy-nominated album celebrates Appalachia’s rich legacy of story songs. We’ll listen to how the ballad resonates today.
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Donald Trump And The Death Of Ambiguity
A comment this crude and racist has to disqualify him from public life. Just kidding, writes Anita Diamant.
#MeToo Banished Some Workplace Relics. Let's Keep Going
Thanks to #MeToo, we’ve settled the question of whether parading around naked in a bathrobe is an acceptable management practice,...
The Case Against More Natural Gas Pipelines
The recent cold snap revived the ongoing debate around the construction of gas pipelines. A closer look at the facts...
Did The Baby Boomers Ruin America?
A new book argues that the key driver of American failure is not ideological so much as generational.
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Richard Jenkins ("The Shape of Water") reads John Gfroerer's essay about going to the gym to cope with loss.
Yes, We Do. Even At Our Age. | Modern Love 97
Lois Smith ("Marjorie Prime," "Lady Bird") reads an essay about passion in the golden years.