BPR Full Show: Senator Elizabeth Warren Calls In


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Today on Boston Public Radio:

We begin the show by talking with listeners – including Senator Elizabeth Warren – about the country’s child care crisis, as families struggle to pay for care and centers downsize due to lack of staff.

Shirley Leung discusses a proposal to house Mass. and Cass’ homeless population in an empty detention center, and the state of fundraising in the mayor’s race. Leung is a business columnist for The Boston Globe and a Boston Public Radio contributor.

Callie Crossley talks about Tesla’s $137 million payment to a former Black employee for racial discrimination at work, the quilt exhibit at the Museum of Fine Arts and Georgia’s youngest farmer, a six year old girl. Crossley hosts GBH’s Under the Radar and Basic Black.

Sue O’Connell weighs in on the New York Times’ article and subsequent Twitter controversy, “Who is the Bad Art Friend?”, and criticism of Dave Chappelle’s latest Netflix stand-up special. O’Connell is the co-publisher of Bay Windows and the South End News, as well as NECN's political commentator and explainer-in-chief.

Andy Ihnatko breaks down Monday’s Facebook outage and the latest criticism facing the company following accusations by whistleblower Frances Haugen. Ihnatko is a tech writer and blogger, posting at Ihnatko.com.

We end the show by asking listeners about their experiences with the Boston Marathon, as the race returns this Monday.

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