The latest from Radio Boston
MassHealth; Jane Austen
Host Meghna Chakrabarti looks at the collapse of the GOP health care bill. We also discuss Governor Baker's signing of the budget and sending back MassHealth reform proposals for the legislature to consider. Plus: on the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen's death, we talk with two Austen fans and scholars about her work. And why more jobs don't necessarily lead to less poverty.
Why More Jobs and Education Haven't Decreased Poverty
Since the 1970s, millions of women have entered the workforce and the number of college graduates in the United States has nearly tripled, yet the number of people in poverty has remained stagnant. Evan Horowitz from The Boston Globe joins us to discuss his column, "Why More Jobs and Degrees Won't Reduce Poverty."
VA Hospital; Mayan Chocolate
Host Meghna Chakrabarti looks at the Globe Spotlight investigation into the Manchester VA hospital. We also talk about the Delta airlines debacle after it moved conservative commentator Ann Coulter from her seat. Plus: a look at Lyme disease research and an adventure into making ancient chocolate with Jeff Corwin.