NEXT

Series produced by WNPR Connecticut

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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, ten public media companies coming together to tell the stories of a changing region, with support from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Host Morgan Springer 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 Connecticut Public Radio and powered by WBUR, WGBH, New Hampshire Public Radio, Vermont Public Radio, Maine Public Radio, New England Public Media, WCAI, The Public's Radio, WSHU and Connecticut Public. Hide full description

NEXT is a project of the New England News Collaborative, ten public media companies coming together to tell the stories of a changing region, with support from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Host Morgan Springer 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 Connecticut Public Radio and powered by WBUR, WGBH, New Hampshire Public Radio, Vermont Public Radio,... Show full description


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This week, in a special episode of NEXT, we listen to a collection of award-winning stories from the New England News Collaborative — from a retros...

  • Added: Dec 29, 2020
  • Length: 50:00
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Public school enrollment in New England is down during the pandemic. But even when kids are enrolled, it can be a struggle to get some to show up. ...

  • Added: Jan 07, 2021
  • Length: 50:00
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Severe storms. Heat waves. Rising seas. New England is already seeing the impacts of climate change, and scientists project they will become more d...

  • Added: Jan 13, 2021
  • Length: 50:00
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The Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines are the first of their kind to use mRNA. This week on NEXT, how this new experimental technology could hel...

  • Added: Jan 21, 2021
  • Length: 50:00
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This week on NEXT, what student loan forgiveness under the Biden administration would mean for borrowers in Maine. Plus, an interview with Shalanda...

  • Added: Jan 28, 2021
  • Length: 50:00
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This week on NEXT, why one New England state is vaccinating young researchers before older adults. Plus, a look at ropeless fishing and the hope to...

  • Added: Feb 04, 2021
  • Length: 50:00
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This week on NEXT, we’ll hear the latest on the COVID-19 vaccine rollout across our region — including concerns over inequities in distribution — a...

  • Added: Feb 11, 2021
  • Length: 50:00
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This week on NEXT, we hear about the enduring impacts of The Station nightclub fire in Rhode Island that killed 100 people in 2003. Plus, the myste...

  • Added: Feb 18, 2021
  • Length: 50:00
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A new report shows that millions of homes across the country are at risk of flooding — and insurance companies aren’t keeping up. This week on NEXT...

  • Added: Feb 25, 2021
  • Length: 50:00
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The Biden administration and state leaders are pushing to get more students into “in-person” classes again. This week on NEXT, the politics of maki...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2021
  • Length: 50:00
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NASA plans to land the first woman on the moon in 2024. This week on NEXT, we talk to a Maine astronaut who is part of the Artemis mission about wh...

  • Added: Mar 10, 2021
  • Length: 50:00
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Through fresh eyes, there’s a lot that’s unusual about American life and culture — from bloated wallets and giant cars to the emphasis on self. Thi...

  • Added: Mar 17, 2021
  • Length: 50:00
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This week on NEXT, in the aftermath of the killings of six Asian women in Atlanta, we hear about the inextricable link between racism and sexism. P...

  • Added: Mar 25, 2021
  • Length: 49:58
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After a year of online school, high school senior Bridget Donovan is back in the building and feeling like “a freshman again.” This week on NEXT, w...

  • Added: Apr 01, 2021
  • Length: 50:00
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A few years ago, Hallel came out as a “boy-girl” to their parents. This week on NEXT, 9-year-old Hallel and their family explore gender identity. ...

  • Added: Apr 08, 2021
  • Length: 50:00
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Erin French’s ascent to rock star chef almost didn’t happen. Before becoming the owner of The Lost Kitchen in Freedom, Maine, she lost nearly every...

  • Added: Apr 14, 2021
  • Length: 50:00
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By the time today’s teenagers are fifty, they’ll be living in a very different New England. This week on NEXT, we hear from young climate activists...

  • Added: Apr 22, 2021
  • Length: 50:00
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When Professor Laurie Santos first offered a course about psychology and happiness at Yale University, over a thousand students signed up. This wee...

  • Added: Apr 29, 2021
  • Length: 50:00
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Alison Bechdel’s new graphic novel depicts her life through fitness. This week on NEXT, we talk with Bechdel about ‘The Secret to Superhuman Streng...

  • Added: May 05, 2021
  • Length: 50:00
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Millions of people in the U.S. left the workforce as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. A majority of them were women. This week on NEXT, we hear f...

  • Added: May 12, 2021
  • Length: 50:00