Occupy Mass Dems

Adam and Peter talk to Occupy Alums State Rep. elect for Somerville and Cambridge Mike Connolly and Cambridge City Councilor Nadeem Mazen about the influence of Occupy's ideals on local politics. 

Is The Media Driving Donald Trump’s Surge?

Adam and Peter are joined by Dan Kennedy to discuss his article, "Five Reasons Why The Media Is Piling On Clinton And Giving Trump A Pass," and if the media is to blame for Trump's meteoric rise.

How To Beat Charlie Baker In 2018

Democratic strategist John Walsh and UMass Boston political science chair Erin O'Brien join Adam and Peter to talk about if a strong Democratic candidate could push Charlie Baker out of office. 

Trump's Crisis With Syria

Adam Reilly interviews Nadia Alawa from NuDay Syria about Syrian refugees, Trump's plans for extreme vetting, and how she thinks the President should intervene. Then Adam is joined by Peter Kadzis and David Bernstein 

Mini Scrum: Sean Wilentz On Bostonians In The Oval Office

Sean Wilentz, a professor of American history at Princeton, talks to Peter Kadzis about the legacy of three Boston politicians who made it to the Oval Office: John Quincy Adams, Calvin Coolidge, and John F. Kennedy.

Adam Reilly hosted a live Scrum on the state of the MBTA and the green line extension at the Brass Union in Somerville

A Deeper Look At Boston Latin And Mayor Walsh

The prestigious Boston Latin School is widely considered one of the city's educational treasures: it's the oldest public school in the country, and students who gain admission (after competitive testing) and graduate routinely move on to the nation's top colleges and universities. Lately, though, Boston Latin has been making headlines for all the wrong reasons. 

It's always dicey to talk about the political ramifications of tragedy, and the mass shooting in Orlando—the deadliest such event in recent American history—is no different. Yet there was such a rush by politicians to weigh in on the meaning of the massacre that the topic is impossible to avoid. And—as is so often the case in this strange election cycle—no one tackled this extraordinarily delicate topically with more aggression that Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican nominee, who (among other things) strongly implied that President Obama himself had a hand in the grisly outcome.

The Party Never Stops: Sean Wilentz on 'The Politicians & The Egalitarians'

Princeton historian Sean Wilentz and writer of  "The Politicians & The Egalitarians: The Hidden History of American Politics," discusses the inevitability and history of party politics.        


The Vice President of IBEW local 2222 Kevin Holland and CWA Local 1400 executive board member and Vice President for Southeastern Mass. Greg Irving joined Adam to talk about the Verizon strike.

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