Boston Public Radio Full Show: June 15, 2022

Today on Boston Public Radio:

We started the show by talking to listeners about rising costs in the face of inflation.

Art Caplan discussed the upcoming World Health Organization assessment of monkeypox as a potential global health emergency. Caplan is Drs. William F. and Virginia Connolly Mitty Professor and Founding Chief of the Division of Medical Ethics at NYU School of Medicine in New York.

Shirley Leung spoke about efforts to build green space in Boston’s Seaport neighborhood and the potential for supervised drug injection sites in Massachusetts. Leung is a business columnist for the Boston Globe.

Miles Howard shared his 25-mile Boston trail map, which connects green spaces in more than a dozen neighborhoods. Howard is a Boston-based journalist and author of “Watch out for the moss” a hiking newsletter.

Next, we chatted with listeners about their favorite Boston-area hiking trails.

Mitra Kalita discussed the role of the diversity officer in corporate spaces and the transition of HR diversity, equity and inclusion to the C-suite. Kalita is co-founder and CEO of URL Media , a network of black and brown press and information outlets.

Andy Ihnatko updated us on the latest tech headlines, focusing on the Google engineer saying Google’s AI language model is sensitive. Ihnatko is a technology writer and blogger, posting on

We ended the show by asking listeners about the regional fascination with the market basket.

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