Take a listen to Northampton poet Dennis Caraher’s piece about things not said at the kitchen table. This commentary originally aired in June 2015.
The violence that has claimed and ruined lives in Brussels and Istanbul in recent days comes during the Christian “Holy Week.” Our commentator is thinking about the power of love and faith for people of all religions.
New research on pets is nothing any dog owner doesn’t already know, says our not-so-impartial commentator Robert Chipkin.
Sarat says politicians need to hear that the Second Amendment pertains only to what Is necessary to protect a free state.
Many Americans hoped President Barack Obama would be the next Lincoln. But commentator Elizabeth Vozzola says Lincoln didn’t start out as a great leader. He evolved.
Retinal surgeon Andrew Lam makes the case that doctors have a duel ethical duty when treating their patients; provide not only quality care, but cost-effective care.
Every year, commentator Catherine Newman dresses up in scarves and hoop earrings, sets out the tarot cards and tells fortunes at her kids’ school carnival. She doesn’t know a thing about tarot, but she’s good at it.
Commentator Steve Metcalf spends most of his life working with classical musicians. He’s been thinking, what if the music community could be part of the the gun violence conversation?
Our commentator will miss many things about the region, from its plethora of festivals to maple syrup.
We do more and more of our reading on screens. But when commentator Beverly Fitzsousa had to decide whether to use virtual textbooks with her students, she consulted current research on virtual reading.
Energy analyst and commentator Michael Lynch says since a whole range of pundits and twitwits are going to weigh in on the Clean Power Plan that President Obama announced this week, he might as well join the crowd.
Commentator Naomi Shulman doesn’t want her daughters to get abortions, but if they do, she wants them to talk to her about it. The conversation warm-up came to her in a film.
While our commentator and others wait to see what more charges may come at William Ryder, she’s left wondering how a longtime family business managed to fall into ruins.
Commentator Mark Edington, a former terrorism analyst, says how we think about these acts of violence makes a difference.
Last year, our commentator reported alone from the front lines in the war against Valentine’s Day, complete with a 17-point list of the basic characteristics of the man she thought she sought. And this year?