NEXT

Series produced by WNPR

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NEXT is a weekly, hour-long radio show and podcast exploring the rapid changes in New England, one of the oldest parts of the nation. This feed is for stations that subscribe to the weekly show.

NEXT is a project of the New England News Collaborative, eight public media companies coming together to tell the stories of a changing region, with support from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

Host John Dankosky and reporters from stations around New England explore stories that connect six small states that share a lot in common, but also have some sharp differences.

Each week features enterprise journalism about topics ranging from climate change to transportation to shifting demographics; long-form interviews about New England's unique character and place in the world; and sound from around the region that tells the stories of its people and environment.

NEXT is produced by WNPR and powered by WBUR Boston, New Hampshire Public Radio, Vermont Public Radio, Maine Public Radio, New England Public Radio, Rhode Island Public Radio, WSHU Radio Group and Connecticut Public Broadcasting (WNPR). Hide full description

NEXT is a project of the New England News Collaborative, eight public media companies coming together to tell the stories of a changing region, with support from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.Host John Dankosky and reporters from stations around New England explore stories that connect six small states that share a lot in common, but also have some sharp differences.Each week features enterprise journalism about topics ranging from climate change to transportation to shifting demographics; long-form interviews about New England's unique character and place in the world; and sound from around the region that tells the stories of its people and environment.NEXT is produced by WNPR and powered by WBUR Boston, New Hampshire Public Radio, Vermont Public Radio, Maine Public Radio,... Show full description


107 Pieces

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This week on NEXT: we learn about two organizations that are working thousands of miles apart to keep young people out of gangs. Plus, a youth lead...

  • Added: Oct 18, 2018
  • Length: 50:00
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This week on NEXT: we hear from a Connecticut family that is coping with psychological distress following their mother's deportation. And, we visit...

  • Added: Oct 11, 2018
  • Length: 50:00
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This week on NEXT: as General Electric replaces its CEO, we discuss what the move means for the company. And, we explore businesses from around New...

  • Added: Oct 04, 2018
  • Length: 50:00
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This week on NEXT: after explosions in the Merrimack Valley, residents, and local businesses deal with life without gas. We check-in on recovery ef...

  • Added: Sep 27, 2018
  • Length: 50:00
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This week we listen back to stories from our archive that explore energy and the environment. First, we travel along the region's largest river and...

  • Added: Sep 20, 2018
  • Length: 50:00
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This week on NEXT: we hear from Salvadorans who are in the region on Temporary Protected Status, but might soon be forced to leave the country. And...

  • Added: Sep 13, 2018
  • Length: 50:00
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This week on NEXT: a year after a racially-charged, violent incident in New Hampshire, we hear from two young men about their experience growing up...

  • Added: Sep 06, 2018
  • Length: 50:00
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This week on NEXT: after PFAS Chemicals were found at the Coakley Landfill, residents demanded answers. NHPR's Annie Ropeik explores the response f...

  • Added: Aug 29, 2018
  • Length: 49:59
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This week on NEXT: we speak with WBUR's Shannon Dooling who recently returned from a reporting trip from Honduras and El Salvador where she explore...

  • Added: Aug 23, 2018
  • Length: 50:00
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This week: we explore eviction rates in Maine. Plus, New Hampshire is the only state in the country where the secure psychiatric unit is located in...

  • Added: Aug 16, 2018
  • Length: 49:58
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This week on NEXT: we discuss the move to alternate forms of energy around the region, including the latest on the effort to bring hydropower from ...

  • Added: Aug 09, 2018
  • Length: 49:59
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This week on NEXT: we explore how proposed changes to the farm bill will affect SNAP programs around New England. Plus, we speak with an environmen...

  • Added: Aug 02, 2018
  • Length: 50:00
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This week on NEXT: we examine why HIV disproportionately affects African-Americans nationwide and learn about efforts to promote a drug that can lo...

  • Added: Jul 26, 2018
  • Length: 50:00
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This week on NEXT: months after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, we check-in on life on the island. Plus, we look at conservation projects around N...

  • Added: Jul 19, 2018
  • Length: 50:00
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This week on NEXT: we discuss border patrol checkpoints around New England and a recent arrest that was made in New Hampshire. And, we consider sus...

  • Added: Jul 12, 2018
  • Length: 50:00
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This week on NEXT: The invasive Emerald Ash Borer has made its way around the region, threatening millions of ash trees and the culture of the Peno...

  • Added: Jul 05, 2018
  • Length: 50:00
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This week on a special 100th Episode of NEXT: we hear highlights of a live panel discussion about the effects of immigration on the economy. Plus, ...

  • Added: Jun 28, 2018
  • Length: 50:00
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As housing assistance ends for Puerto Rican evacuees in Massachusetts, many families face uncertainty. Plus, a look at Massachusetts’ struggling pu...

  • Added: Jun 21, 2018
  • Length: 50:00
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This week on NEXT: why is the region's largest utility buying water companies? We explore Eversource's move to get into the water business. Plus, a...

  • Added: Jun 14, 2018
  • Length: 49:59
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This week on NEXT we look at two sources of alternative energy: hydroelectric power along the Connecticut River, and solar power in New England. We...

  • Added: Jun 07, 2018
  • Length: 50:00