Today on Boston Public Radio:
– CNN analyst Juliette Kayyem discussed the U.S. surpassing of 5 million coronavirus cases, and a new report from American intelligence about Russian meddling in the 2020 election.
– We opened the lines to talk with listeners about the Trump administration’s escalating attacks on the U.S. Postal Service.
– Politico’s Stephanie Murray discussed the latest news about the Massachusetts Senate race and a recent scandal for congressional candidate Alex Morse.
– TV expert Bob Thompson reviewed the miniseries “Upright,” Disney Plus’ “Howard,” and the TV remake of “The Fugitive.”
– Reverends Irene Monroe and Emmett Price, hosts of WGBH’s All Rev’d Up, talked about words with racist origins that we still use, and a disconnect within the Catholic Church around the Black Lives Matter movement.
– Tech writer Andy Ihnatko recapped cybersecurity news from last week’s Black Hat security conference and discussed President Trump’s attempt to ban U.S. companies from working with Tik Tok and WeChat.
– Poet Richard Blanco called in for our monthly edition of “The Village Voice,” where he talked about the poet Dorianne Laux and read some of her work.