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Medical Aid in Dying Discussed on ‘Morning Show’

Brian Monteiro, Massachusetts Campaign Manager for Compassion & Choices, and Lee Marshall, long-time advocate for Medical Aid in Dying, will visit “The Morning Show” on March 4th to discuss the End of Life Options Act under consideration by the legislature. Host Mary Jacobsen will interview Monteiro and Marshall about what options are covered in the... See More

Beacon Hill Update: Monday, February 22nd, 2021

“Monday, February 22, 2021: As of Sunday night, DPH reported a total of 539,644 cases of COVID-19. The state reported 1,316 new confirmed cases. The state has now confirmed a total of 15,508 deaths from the virus. The House and Senate both meet in informal session today at 11am. After the frustration and chaos of... See More

 “Demon-Haunted Land” Author On ‘Morning Show’

Professor Monica Black will visit “The Morning Show” on Thursday, February 25th to discuss her new book, A Demon-Haunted Land: Witches, Wonder, and the Ghosts of the Past in Post-WWII Germany.” After the war, Germans remained relentlessly silent about the genocide they had participated in or been complicit with. As Black’s book documents, however, failure... See More

Beacon Hill Update: Thursday, February 18th, 2021

“Thursday, February 18, 2021: As of Wednesday night, DPH reported a total of 533,024 cases of COVID-19. The state reported 1,322 new confirmed cases. The state has now confirmed a total of 15,312 deaths from the virus. The House and Senate both meet in informal session today at 11am. About 70,000 appointments at mass vaccine... See More

Beacon Hill Update: Friday, February 12th 2021

“Friday, February 12, 2021: As of Thursday night, DPH reported a total of 523,258 cases of COVID-19. The state reported 2,213 new confirmed cases. The state has now confirmed a total of 14,964 deaths from the virus. The Senate on Thursday passed three rules packages governing how the chamber will conduct business during the 2021-2022... See More